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I Want to Plant An Herb Garden

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    Taragon

    I have a nice little herb garden growing in pots on my deck.  I like to make my own herb flavored vinegars.  Taragon is my favorite but I make one with sage, basil, and majoram for use with spaghetti and salad.  To make a vinegar you put the herbs in a container then poor a...
    rubyetuesday rubyetuesday 56-60, F 4 Responses Jun 3, 2012

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    My First Herb!

    I just planted my first herb!  I bought a nice fragrant rosemary plant and put it in a big pot on my porch this afternoon.  It smells wonderful.  I'm hoping it will be a cute little "tree" by Christmas. Next is going to be mint.  And there is a...
    swirlingmist swirlingmist 51-55, F 4 Responses May 8, 2009

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    Every Year

    When I was courting my sweetie, many years ago, she had bought flowers to plant outside and lots of herbs.  I wanted to spend time with her so I came over to her place to help her plant flowers.  It took all day (actually two days, it was over a weekend).  I never planted so...
    KingofSwords KingofSwords 56-60, M 3 Responses Jan 19, 2012

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    Mint!

    As much as I like other herbs, such as rosemary, basil, thyme, etc. my favorite is mint. Yes, I know it has a vicious habit of taking over herb gardens, but I can't bring myself to mind too much. Mint tea is my favorite and I have wonderful memories of going outside to...
    vinividivici21 vinividivici21 22-25, F 3 Responses May 9, 2009

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    Parsley, Chives, Rosemary And Thyme

    These are the herbs I have that so far survived the winter,but are all in fairly small pots. I have been reading about how great parsley is for you, and intend to grow a lot more this year. I hope to move to a place where I can actually plant in the ground. If not, it will have...
    ultimatereality ultimatereality 46-50, F 3 Responses Feb 15, 2012

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    YES!!

    I have finally started my little herb garden...I am growing sage, rosemary, lemon balm, and lavender....can't wait to see my first little sprouts!!...I think I will grow some mugwort next.
    SoftLady19 SoftLady19 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 5, 2013

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    Starting Small

    This spring I'm starting small, but I'm starting!  I started reading about herbs and gathering books on the subject this past year.   I live in an apartment, but I have a patio and I'm going to do a container garden with a few interesting herbs.   I'm...
    swirlingmist swirlingmist 51-55, F 9 Responses Feb 11, 2009

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    Blue Black Thumb

    No, I can't grow anything! I've tried and tried, but I only kill things. I would love to grow an herb garden. I use herbs for all sorts of things including their medicinal and magickal properties. I am great at drying them, but I really wish I could grow them too.
    FellidayaFiresong FellidayaFiresong 31-35, F Sep 9, 2012

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    I used to have a big one

    when I had a garden but now I live in an Upstairs flat and all I can do is to have a few herbs on the window sill. Herbs are essential for good cooking
    Wulfstan Wulfstan 70+, M 3 days ago

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    Window Box

    When I had a garden I always grew hebs but now I live in a first floor flat and cannot do that.However I do grow herbs on the window sill and have a fine collection of 10 differnt herbs at the moment Its very good for cooking.
    Fulke Fulke 70+, M Apr 22, 2011

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    Related Experiences

    I started an herb garden when I lived with my mom and she is still keeping it going. Now I'm getting a tomato plant and will be getting an herb garden going again. We have to...
    starflower1 starflower1 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Has anyone here ever tried to grow their own personal herb garden to create their own supply for their health needs?
    MAROONTRIBE MAROONTRIBE 41-45, M 2 Responses Jul 6

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    I enjoy doing a lot of things many other guys I've met don't care for. Things like: Herb gardens; Making candles, soaps, incense and oils; working with clay and pottery. Plus, I...
    MikjallFimbultyr MikjallFimbultyr 36-40, M 6 days ago

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    I enjoy doing a lot of things many other guys I've met don't care for. Things like: Herb gardens; Making candles, soaps, incense and oils; working with clay and pottery. Plus, I...
    MikjallFimbultyr MikjallFimbultyr 36-40, M 6 days ago

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    Why am I doing this? No idea. Let's get started! 1.) I love animals. 2.) I'm a writer. 3.) I love movies. 4.) I'm a junior in High School. 5.) I'm Hispanic/Puerto Rican. 6.) I...
    Fortiplex Fortiplex 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 8

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    I've just recently got into gardening, it's nice to have my own little garden with fliers and vegetable and herbs but the ants started to make hills in my garden >_< idk what to...
    OriginalOwl OriginalOwl 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 2

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    The Garden's Promise the warm earth of her body lays next to you extended in the sun with a spring smile that tastes of tender green. Your persistent garden of love, tended...
    GypsyHeartedPoet GypsyHeartedPoet 36-40, F Jun 29

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    Did someone ever made herbal cosmetics themselfes? I did made once lipbalm. But i want to try to do more. If my decorative cosmetics run out, i will do everything herbal myself...
    angel8i angel8i 31-35, F Jul 11

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    I am naked as often as I can when I'm home, can't stand having clothes on. Lucky for me, I work from home during the summer months and my daughter started working at a summer job...
    chris196401 chris196401 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 16

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                        I BEG YOUR PARDONDid the dawns embracing breath fallGentle on Herberts young and pallid brow?Did she, his...
    dayvee65 dayvee65 46-50, M 1 Response Jun 25

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    I'm very discouraged. My tomatoes are all lush and green but no fruits, zucchini with wilted fruit tops, I've cut down all of my Indian corn because they are all wormy, the...
    zorba04 zorba04 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 27

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    I cut down all of my vegetables. The squirrels, gophers and rabbits won. Next year I'll put veg in pots and plant flowers on the beds. So sad.
    zorba04 zorba04 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    Who think that make-up in stores is junk and who thinks that herbal cosmetics are better? Im going soon to make own herbal cremes and face masks by myself. I believe that all the...
    angel8i angel8i 31-35, F Jul 12

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    Increase of spiritual power 275) 21st November, 1977, Monday. Early morning dream: One of my classmate Debasish said to me, ‘Dipak, I saw you in a dream with a very...
    Dipakda Dipakda 70+, M 4 days ago

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    Update! I lost about 60 lbs awhile back. So this is just my uodated version of my 1 Year Update on how to be healthy and lose weight. 1. Drink lots of water. About an ounce for...
    Kasekosmos Kasekosmos 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 25

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    So I'll try to plant anything that looks like a seed...it's exciting!! Well to me...anyway. It's like a tamagotchi!! Remember those? Lol... So anywhooo my girlfriend comes up to me...
    ADRASTEIA ADRASTEIA 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 7

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    1. Smoked A Cigarette? Yes, just one, it was bloody awful. 2. Smoked A Cigar?....... Yes.. attempted this but thought it was equally as bloody awful as the cigarette LOL. 3...
    vequin vequin 41-45 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I really enjoy learning about herbs and what they can do for your health. I have been drinking stinging nettle tea, its very refreshing and wonderful sweet and chilled. :)
    KraftyTizz KraftyTizz 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    I enjoy going into the deep thickets of the woods, and explore all mother nature has to offer. I always find the wild herbs deep with in the rich soil, all their splendid grandure...
    KraftyTizz KraftyTizz 41-45, F 2 Responses Jul 14

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    I had this pretty bright yellow bromeliad plant. I've over watered it and now it's dying. Looked up on line and found that nothing much I can do to bring it back. I don't normally...
    Kelloggs207 Kelloggs207 31-35, F Jul 7

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    I have great joy is reading, but an even bigger one in writeing. I havn't git far but i've had a few idea, for a story. I don't know what it's called, the back of the book when...
    Attilane Attilane 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 30

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    I returned north to find that the polar vortex had totally destroyed my garden. Everything appeared dead. I wanted to rip it all out and start fresh. A friend assured me to be...
    livingasme livingasme 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    HANDBOOK Health: 1. Drink plenty of water. 2. Eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dinner like a beggar. 3. Eat more foods that grow on...
    JennaR JennaR 46-50, F 4 Responses Jun 28

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    "Lilt of the Pink Poppy" Small delicate petals stretching up To swing from a chandelier of stars. Although misunderstood from conception, Alive as a pink poppy with all my scars...
    weepingveil weepingveil 41-45, F 2 Responses 21 hrs ago

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    At last my garden is done after weeks of hard work can now relexand chil out
    WhiteKnight8060 WhiteKnight8060 51-55, M Jun 24

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    I find placing love in my garden very rewarding.
    jay28N jay28N 41-45, M 2 Responses Jun 25

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    I spent the last 11 years spending my entire life savings in a long, drawn out custody battle for my son, who I lost custody of to my ex-wife when he was two. On July 4, 2010 I...
    OneLostFather OneLostFather 31-35, M 4 Responses Jul 1

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    I love harvesting my garden at the end of the year! The harvest is always plentiful! The hard work always pays off.
    EstherKay EstherKay 22-25 1 Response Jul 10

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    I want to start losing 7-10lbs a month. I'm starting herbalife tomorrow. I want to stick to this and change my lifestyle altogether in the process!
    futureCRNA futureCRNA 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Loads of plants in my yoga room!!!!!
    yogi84 yogi84 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    I love seeing something that starts out so small grow into something big and wonderful. At home we have a vegetable garden where we grow all sorts of things. I go out there...
    WelcomeToPlanetWeird WelcomeToPlanetWeird 22-25, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I love herbalife.!! I'm not trying to promote anything but it is seriously awesome i drink it in the morning around 9am and I'm full until 2pm. Totally helps with the cravings. I'm...
    Becca676 Becca676 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 2

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    If any one struggling to cure HIV ,and If u like, I can help u to 100% cure the HIV. Its a eaten herbal medication .It's 100% guarantee. If u like let me know I can provide more...
    jbndj jbndj 31-35, M 2 Responses Jul 2

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    1. I'm optimistic. 2. I like to make kombucha and kefir. 3. I like making natural products for friends, family and myself. 4. I lived in Japan for 3 years "teaching" English. 5. I...
    aepteewS aepteewS 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 27

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    I have always wanted a home with a swimming pool in the backyard and nice flowers and grass that a gardener would take care of because I just love swimming!!!!! I want it to be Zen...
    Kindal Kindal 46-50, F 5 Responses Jun 30

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    1. I played soccer for almost 7 years 2. I'm gonna be a freshman in high school next year 3. I met Little Mix 4. I met Bethany Mota 5. I'm going to a One Direction concert...
    Ashley1421 Ashley1421 13-15, F Jul 5

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    If you want to start juicing on a regular basis, it can help to have some basic tips to work with. Following these juicing techniques will get you off to the right start. Apply...
    greensdrinksnews greensdrinksnews 26-30, M Jul 9

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