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I Want to Grow Bonsai Trees

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    They're freaking cool! I'm actually gonna get my dad one. That's his type of thing. He likes maintaining his flower and vegetable gardens and keeping his lawn tidy and decorating with plants and trees. It'll give him something to care for.. especially since his dog is dying. Wow...
    CrispAir CrispAir 22-25, M Dec 4, 2013

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    Japanese Red Maples

    We have a pair of Japanese Red Maples growing in our front yard and this year my wife decided to try her hand at raising some from seeds. Last fall she managed to pull almost 300 seeds from the trees and she stored them in the refridgerator in bags of sphagnum moss. ...
    glasgif glasgif 36-40, M Feb 24, 2010

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    Juniper

    We bought a $5 juniper bush from Wal-Mart this morning and I put it in a fairly shallow pot.  I trimmed back the roots and spread them out.  I put some gravel at the bottom for drainage and set the tree in the pot.  Once it was in, I started looking, trying to...
    glasgif glasgif 36-40, M 4 Responses Mar 14, 2010

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    Karate Kid

    Ever since seeing the karake kid films when I was younger I have wanted a bonsai tree! I don't know what it is about them, maybe just because they are little - I think it could just be more to do with the fact you have to really look after them and prune them and stuff, almost...
    AWUK AWUK 26-30, F Jul 23, 2008

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    So here is one of my two bonsai's... The one pictured is a Japanese Juniper, and it's meant to be kept outdoors. I didn't know this when I bought it, but I still wanted to keep it...
    milehighHeartbreak milehighHeartbreak 31-35, M Oct 25

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    I have had a bonsai tree for a few years; but recently I decided I would actually turn this into a hobby... WOW I learned so much, almost immediately upon making that decision. Did...
    milehighHeartbreak milehighHeartbreak 31-35, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I've been unemployed for about a month and I'm tired of everyone acting like it's my fault I don't have another one already. It's not like jobs grow on trees or just throw...
    Wsmith3 Wsmith3 22-25, M Nov 8

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    I so do. I want growing powers so badly. As a little boy, I always thought of growing bigger and I still want to grow bigger. So when such a time comes, I would choose size...
    Profweird Profweird 18-21, M Nov 15

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    I do. No costume needed, I just go as myself and my wanted ability to grow bigger. I always wanted growing powers as a little boy, and even at 21, I still want to grow bigger. I...
    Profweird Profweird 18-21, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Have you ever seen the secret garden? Growing up around the city/town im at peace most when in a garden. My great grandad has a beautiful garden, Tall trees, covered with plants...
    generationlover generationlover 18-21, F Nov 3

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    1) Name: ........ 2) Male/Female:female 3) Were you named after anyone? nope 4) Does your name mean anything? nope 5) Nick Names:chicken, not because i'm afraid or anything...
    varjakpaw varjakpaw 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 7

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    Smile at the crying day Look at the sky and remember her. Your past will remain in this little town, So go off and brighten tomorrow. Hold his hands and never let go Even when...
    NickiJay NickiJay 13-15, F 6 hrs ago

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    There's a thing with four trees and there like big bushes and there like eight feet tall so at night Ill leave my house and Ja..ck off in those trees
    Ben12344 Ben12344 16-17, M Nov 9

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    Here's a little something I wrote the other day.I'd like to get some constructive criticism :)He was crying a lot. The tears ran down his cheeks and along his chin and dropped down...
    Lydia93 Lydia93 18-21, T 6 days ago

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    Towel-cape Superman The sway of the trees, a calm noon, laying in the middle of the trees. staring into the sky wondering, where it is all going to. I guess i'll never really...
    CaptainMarvelous CaptainMarvelous 18-21, M Nov 3

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    She sat by the windowsill staring out into the trees that swayed in the light fall breeze. She wondered to her self how life had passed by so quickly. As she began to focus on the...
    K8523 K8523 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 5

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    "Can ya feel it, feel it Ears drums gettin' love, can ya feel it Can ya feel it, feel it I feel, you feel, make a big deal of it Hey, yeah, feel it Hey, yeah, feel it Hey, yeah...
    astrokitty4341 astrokitty4341 22-25, F Nov 7

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    Who I Am, Point-Form, In Order of Priority. A creative, imaginative person, artistic, artist, playful Making up stories, being playful, fun, putting together ideas & storylines...
    Nyxii Nyxii 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 28

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    Up to the age of ten I lived in a remote country village. After we moved to the nearest town I would occasionally catch the bus to what I still saw as home to visit a friend...
    declannnn declannnn 66-70, M 1 Response Nov 3

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    I live in a pine forest on the lake. As the trees die or get blown over, I like to bring a large load of firewood into my cabin for use in the sauna. The smell is so invigorating...
    smoothpaddle smoothpaddle 41-45, M Nov 6

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    So beautiful and mysterious I truly feel at home in the forest. All the green is just so perfect. It's been ages since I've seen one since I moved to Cali :( not many trees here. I...
    burnout95 burnout95 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 11

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    Growing powers would be lovely! I am a 21 year old guy who is a weirdo and has a funny mind. This is not a superpower that many people think of and I think there is nothing wrong...
    Profweird Profweird 18-21, M 3 Responses Nov 9

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    Understanding the Anger Understanding what anger is. Do we really want to manage our anger...
    Create63 Create63 46-50, M 1 Response Oct 26

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    Day 1: I only had a general idea of what I wanted to do, but even that in itself was enough to shift my thinking. Sleep: Last night, I went to sleep early for me-- midnight...
    adianoeta adianoeta 26-30, F 4 Responses Nov 5

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    I'm gonna talk to you this time about my life and experience in Bournemouth I moved to Bournemouth at the end of September 2009 for the fact that it was a beautiful town and it...
    lostsouluk lostsouluk 31-35, F Nov 9

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    1 Water 2 Fruit 3 Paper 4 Pens 5 Hair ties 6 Sleep 7 Big Bang 8 Music 9 Walking 10 Poetry 11 Writing 12 Exercise 13 Reading 14 History 15 Tea 16 Languages 17 Science 18 Dogs 19...
    LadyGiselle LadyGiselle 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 10

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    I want to build a tree house with a friend of mine that I met on here. She's my closest friend and we both have talked about wanting to build a giant Tree house with many floors...
    Devilscar Devilscar 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 10

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    I have been dreaming about moving away from the city that I was raised in. I imagine myself creating a new name for myself and I imagine myself creating a new sense of wonder about...
    KelseyLeigh123 KelseyLeigh123 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 15

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    One of the many poems I have memorized. I think it is suitable, only I didn't live 35 years with someone who loved me. While her pain is terrible, at least there was always love. I...
    NastasyaFilippovna NastasyaFilippovna 22-25, F Oct 24

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    I literally just woke up out of my sleep crying, angry, hurt and confused about this nightmare. The first part of my dream was kind of weird. I was with some guy who was famous...
    momofuno momofuno 26-30, F Oct 25

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    I created this group as sort of a forum to discuss questions we all ask as people, but questions that really maybe ask something else or are at least looking for different answers...
    ClaudNine ClaudNine 18-21, F 7 Responses Oct 29

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    My three wishes 1) I wish to have a girlfriend who is tall, dutch, friendly and big bellied. I always had a thing for tall girls and those who have a bit of a belly. 2) I wish to...
    Profweird Profweird 18-21, M Oct 29

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    But it is. Everyday I wake up I think about my past. I can't move forward mentally. My brain is so consumed with my past self (childhood). I experienced so many trials as a kid...
    forestchild forestchild 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 30

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    Trees (at night), moths, supernatural creatures, mostly any insect that can fly, the dark, loneliness
    RobbieID RobbieID 13-15, F 3 Responses Nov 1

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    I was sipping coffee on my balcony when a mother bat flew over me.  Without realizing, she had dropped her just born baby into my coffee mug!  Having crackers with my...
    miazeus miazeus 56-60, F Nov 1

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    Neon trees, Coldplay and magic
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F Nov 1

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    Yes, it's always been a wish of mine to grow old with someone other than family or relative. I guess I'm talking about a significant other that can either be a intimate...
    mercifulpennies mercifulpennies 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 3

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    I thank you God for this most amazing day, for the leaping greenly spirits of trees, and for the blue dream of sky and for everything which is natural, which is infinite, which is...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 5 Responses Nov 5

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    1. Kyle 2. Zuberlina 3. Jadey 4. Samiyah 5. Tatiana 6. Mariella 7. Ariana 8. Darby 9. Sophie 10. Maddy 11. Justin Bieber 12. Ed Sheeran 13. Ariana Grande 14. Bruno Mars 15. Eminem...
    MrsDuckx3 MrsDuckx3 16-17, F Nov 5

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    Wild Geese by Mary Oliver You do not have to be good. You do not have to walk on your knees For a hundred miles through the desert, repenting. You only have to let the soft animal...
    jcmckee7 jcmckee7 22-25, F Nov 9

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    We didn't put one up last year and are not putting on up this year because of the baby. Even though my grandma has him now she doesn't even want to put up on. I'm extremely...
    DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt 16-17, F a week ago

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    1. Music! 2. Seeing other people happy. :) 3. Accomplishing something. 4. Being stress free. 5. Feeling the sun shine through the trees onto me on cold days.
    2grunge4u 2grunge4u 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    A number of years ago, the city, where I live, did a major beautification project in our central downtown area. It was quite an overhaul of a diminishing part of town. The project...
    miryam57 miryam57 56-60, F a week ago

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    I spent the first 7 years of my life in cape may. First, in a house on Schellenger's Landing, then a trailer in the parking lot of the Lobster House, and finally a house on the...
    RazorbladeKisses81 RazorbladeKisses81 31-35, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Trapped under the lake, winter 2014. So it's now the early draught of Winter. Incessant rain has been falling all this month. And the mornings rebirth the frigid aura of brumal...
    LegitimateRabbit LegitimateRabbit 18-21, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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