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   Posted 6/5/2010 9:39 PM (GMT -6)   
Today you all have been a blessing, there is a thread on gardening, I looked but my eyes are too tired to keep looking, hopefully you see this.
I was feeling sorry that I haven't got to it nor really felt like doing it.  After seeing that thread I went and bought me some flowers and tomatoes to plant.  Yes, my hands hurt but planted them in the pots outside of my door.  I will tackle the tomatoes tomorrow for the patio.
Just praying the dogs will stay out of them, wacky dogs.
Thank you all...... smilewinkgrin

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   Posted 6/5/2010 11:12 PM (GMT -6)   
Yeah Kellie! Glad you got to the gardening. That is something I use to do big time. Now I plant in pots but that is still fun. Yes, you might feel some muscle pain but it was worth it. I haven't planted tomatoes but that is something I might try next spring. It is already 110 here-almost too hot for some of the plants.
This is my first year to grow herbs. I don't know if they can stand the heat. Good luck with your plants.
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   Posted 6/5/2010 11:32 PM (GMT -6)   
I do mostly pots these days, too. Pots that don't need moving! My daughter is digging up my little bitty garden for me. I haven't grown herbs before either, but it just so happens that I got some basil and chives this year.
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   Posted 6/5/2010 11:40 PM (GMT -6)   
I don't see a gardening thread? Can someone direct me? lol.. I seem to be lost. lol
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   Posted 6/6/2010 8:19 AM (GMT -6)   
My husband has been working on our garden. I wanted some beans so he planted a ton. I only wanted a few plants, don't want to have to pick every day. We have tomato plants, and squash and cucumbers. I also want to plant some sage. He planted sweet basil and lemon basil. I love fresh herbs. I want to get a rosemary plant so I have it for the winter. I love gardens, just don't have the energy to work in them.

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   Posted 6/6/2010 10:18 AM (GMT -6)   
Silly Me2, the thread is by Luvsminis re the gardening. Don't worry, you're not lost, you're among friends.
Kellie, Good for you!! Like a lot of the folks here, I'm not up to the gardening I used to do. Most of my plants go into pots, even my veggies and herbs. I also put my flowers into pots. I can't use the regular shovel anymore, so I scaled back and it stills looks beautiful. You are off to a good start, the veggies will be delicious and the flowers will be beautiful, bringing butterflies and birds to your yd. Sure to bring a smile to your face and your heart.
Have a great day.
God bless.  Alice.

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   Posted 6/6/2010 4:20 PM (GMT -6)   
Kellie, congrats!  You will enjoy those flowers and veggies and they will be well worth your effort.  I know my gardens brings lots of smiles to my face!
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   Posted 6/7/2010 8:29 PM (GMT -6)   
I had a wildflower garden for a couple of years, was beautiful. But the weeds and Fibro. were not a good combination. So, I replanted my wildflowers in a bed by the road, killed all the weeds, put down pine needles and filled up my old collection of pots with flowers. Looks just as pretty and less work.
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   Posted 6/7/2010 9:28 PM (GMT -6)   
Amen to less work...
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