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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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    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 Jul 21

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 2 Responses Jul 21

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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 Jul 17

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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 Jul 17

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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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    Gardens of the Night is high up there with Honey and The Lion King Favorite musical Chicago Favorite Horror is between House on Haunted Hill(1959) and The Haunting in Connecticut.
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 16-17, F 2 Responses 13 hrs ago

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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 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 Jul 20

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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 Jul 20

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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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    "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 3 Responses a week ago

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    1) My name is Nishant. I'm from Kathmandu, Nepal. 2) I'm an INFP. 3) I love The Doors, they are my absolute favourite band. Followed by Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, Grateful Dead...
    infpman infpman 22-25, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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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 Jul 18

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    Loads of plants in my yoga room!!!!!
    yogi84 yogi84 26-30, F Jul 19

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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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    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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    1. I'm 15. 2. I'm bisexual. 3. I DON'T want to see what you've got stuffed in your pants, you creepy elder. 4. I try to be optimistic and it's working so far. 5. I like to draw...
    Skuggington Skuggington 13-15, M 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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    so my husband and I are trying to have our 2nd baby. I had the most real vivid dream ever last night. My childhood centered around my great grandparnets. The partys we had there...
    melly0727 melly0727 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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    This is actually 150 things about me. This was made by Nathan something from tumblr "150 cute questions" 1. Who was the last person you held hands with? -no one? 2. Are you...
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    1) im 15 2) im from north wales but i dont live there anymore 3) i love to sleep 4) i love cuddling with my cats 5) anime and manga is my life 6) i love plants they are really fun...
    mewtoi mewtoi 13-15, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I was introduced to this guy at a town street fair the other night. We chatted and had fun. I don't know many people in the area, but the ones I do know are twice my age and this...
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    I can't sleep so giving this a try.... 1. My name is Dana (not the American name Day-na i hate it when i get called that! Its more like "Dah-na") 2. My name translates to "the...
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    "Everlong is Willow's Song" Flushed at heart, from walking with my wayward lover. Curve of moon resting in our right hand, without cover. Paused; at the portal of many seasons in...
    weepingveil weepingveil 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 30

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    (1) I am a bird watcher. (2) Candy buckeyes are one of my favorite treats. (3) My room is like a tropical paradise. (4) Sci-Fi is one of my favorite genres. (5) I love Star...
    PixCaliTropic PixCaliTropic 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 3

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