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I Want to Grow a Vegetable Garden

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    When I Get My Own Place

    I really never had any love for gardening.  My mother was always gardening, flowers mostly.  I worked for the park and was a gardener's helper and that didn't really turn me on, although I liked being outside.  But lately I have been having simple dreams. ...
    darlene darlene 41-45, F 4 Responses Apr 13, 2009

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    5 Cucumber Seeds

    Excitement today, when the postman came and delivered my special seeds.  (From Thompson Morgan).  Ordered some "container" cucumber seeds.  5 seeds for about 5 dollars.  What to do now?  If I plant 5 seeds, the birds will eat two seeds, and one will...
    MistyR MistyR 66-70 Apr 30, 2010

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    I started my first compost bin today It was

    fun, relaxing. As I did it I tuned in to the world around me. The sky, leaves in trees, the smell of cool black earth, clouds drifting by like slow moving waves, the muscles moving in my body: contracting - expanding. Mindfulness is cool and brings me back to earth. Couple it...
    zeitgeist211 zeitgeist211 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 3

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    My first cucumber of the summer!

    I'm beginning to realize that gardening relaxed me. ☺️ I've found zen in my garden.
    mdvotion812 mdvotion812 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 25

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    Lasagna Gardening. A No-dig Option

    With lasagna gardening it is done by sheet composting whereby the scraps and weeds and old boots if you like are all dumped in one spot... well, layered on top of each other. It's all recycled in one spot. It really looks like a pig's breakfast, but boy oh boy does it...
    juggalove juggalove 31-35, F Jan 22, 2011

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    On vegetable garden you mean cannabis

    and magic mushrooms, then yes I want to grow one.
    demonswithin demonswithin 18-21, M Mar 1

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    I Am Following My Dream!

    I've been wanting to experience growing my own vegetables for a long time.  Last year, circumstances came together to allow me the opportunity to finally fulfill this dream. After a lot of physical labor, a friend and I built 6 raised bed gardens and sowed heirloom seeds...
    drpr drpr 46-50, F Aug 4, 2009

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    Tips For Gardening In Germany

    A vegetable garden is becoming a long lost art as land continues to diminish in the wake of growing and connecting communities. But it still remains true that a bought vegetable never tastes the same as one grown in man’s own soil with man’s own hands, the culmination of...
    juggalove juggalove 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 22, 2011

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    Garden Of Love

    I want to grow my garden next year.I had grapes this year and wow were they big red no seeds . I want to plant  everything.I also planted bamboo.
    karenfilippone2 karenfilippone2 51-55, F 1 Response Nov 18, 2011

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    :D

    I'm going to start it off this Thursday as soon as I get my paycheck. I'm excited for this project because it's something to dedicate a lot of my time to and plan it out. I have to rototill the land and water it everyday and watch life grow!!! I think I might do some...
    Cominginstatic Cominginstatic 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 16, 2010

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    Right now I'm looking

    for wooden pallets to recycle so I can build my first above-ground vegetable garden. Actually, I'm going to let Hubbie build it, haha! I'm planning on growing red peppers, cucumbers, spring onions, tomatoes, and cabbage. In addition, I'm growing a ton of basil so I can make...
    SleepingOnSnow SleepingOnSnow 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 16, 2014

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    I Am Growing a Garden

    I am growing a garden! I have lived at my house for about three years. The first year that i tried to grow a garden i just tilled up a spot and thats as far as i got. The second year weeds just over ran my garden and i could not keep up with them. This year has been such a...
    jd4430 jd4430 22-25 Jun 5, 2009

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    I don't think I want to even grow up anymore. I don't know why, but I am starting to worry about turning 18. I'm counting down. 220 days are left.
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    I do not want summer to end.... Not because I will miss my gardens, which I will. It's not even that I won't be able to walk the creeks. Or the freedom that the warmth of the sun...
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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       I posted an ad on a "Find your Match" site...and got the most handsome guy sending me his photo...he says he can make my life an eternal Paradise...a never ending...
    000Camilla 000Camilla 31-35, F 10 Responses 2 days ago

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    I want to make the world even more beautiful than it already is. I want to give it all my love, and show it the hope that I've always had, even if it was deep deep down. Although...
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    I was seeking out a good b-day present for my dad on the Amazon online marketplace, & since he loves gardening I believed the perfect would probably be one of those non-rusting...
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    I have decided to take a break from university for the rest of the semester. I think this decision is the best thing I can do right now for my overall happiness and my mental...
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    This is a Mr Stripey heirloom tomato from my garden, all chopped up it looks like peaches or mangoes or apricots. Which I thought was cool. Yup I'm bored...
    peacexpuppy peacexpuppy 22-25, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    1) I have 3 college degrees. 2) I started using computers before hard drives were common 3) I've been to Africa. 4) I have two dogs. 5) I recently started eating eggs again after...
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    I'm 24 and I wasn't like other kids in my family growing up. For one thing I have Mild Cerebral Palsy and growing up has been slow for me. I didn't get my id until I was 20, my...
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    when i was a kid i still remember having a large mud pool like thing somewhere near from my house though it was not near but from the roof i could see it clearly....away from my...
    snuffal snuffal 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 23

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    Someone can ask me why I resent you so much but it's emotions that I've battled with for years. I know you didn't want me even when I was in my mothers womb... Then you brought us...
    Juiceyangel333 Juiceyangel333 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 23

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    I own about two acres of land so I have a big yard and I love raising a garden. I hate weeds, so I keep my garden as weed free as possible... I mow my yard at least once every week...
    luvin2flirt luvin2flirt 56-60, M Aug 22

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    When I started juicing a combination of fruits and vegetables every morning and every lunch for the last year or so I learned that my desire to eat junk was at a minimal. I still...
    niceguycursed niceguycursed 31-35, M 2 Responses Aug 21

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    It's not for me, it's for the flowers ... I'm sure they grow faster!
    MySecretNakedLife MySecretNakedLife 46-50, M Aug 19

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    After eating toast with butter and vegetable oil and a glass of chocolate milk my belly has gotten softer and bigger!
    FattyWolf FattyWolf 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 19

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    ..but maybe I am. When I think back over my life and all the "things" I have coveted, most of them have been fickle, fleeting wants. I was lucky that my parents didn't respond to...
    GalateaSpheres GalateaSpheres 36-40, F 6 Responses Aug 18

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    I want to let my hair start growing out never getting it cut or washed letting it grow as it wants in matted dreads
    wannabepreggers wannabepreggers 36-40, M Aug 17

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    I have been thinking about this for quite some time now. I am a 18-year-old guy, who doesn't have many friends. I have never been in REAL relationship, I am about to enter first...
    Nillend Nillend 18-21, M Aug 16

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    Growing up, (as I still am) when I think of getting married and becoming an adult.. I tend to imagine something like.. Getting married before 25 but no younger than 18. To a guy...
    angela1125 angela1125 13-15, F Aug 16

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    I stepped out into the garden this morning, as I usually do for a little sun and fresh air...To have a look at what is in bloom and to admire my hard work paying off so beautifully...
    LeChemineau LeChemineau 41-45, M 2 Responses Aug 16

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    I hate feeling like im growing up or doing grown up things like i want to play like a kid forever
    TayIor TayIor 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 15

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    1. My hobbies are collecting Coca Cola items, gardening, metal detecting, and old recipes. 2. Organized religion no thanks! 3. I am spiritual, sorta eclectic belief 4...
    OldTruth OldTruth 51-55, M Aug 14

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