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Friday, 28 November 2008

Why Do I Garden?


Stuart of Blotanical fame has set a 160 character challenge this month: to provide an answer to the question Why Do I Garden? Here's my response.

It's:

Wonderful
Healing
Year-round

Inspiring & Creative

Dirty
Outside

Great
Active
Rooted
Doing not Vegetating
Environmentally sound
Nourishing
!

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21 comments:

  1. That's very clever, and I agree with all of it!

    Be Lucky,

    Zoë xx

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  2. My Guide to Winter Tidying in the Garden:

    Why Have You Idiotic Dunces Outside Got All Rained-on Doing Extraneous Neatening?

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  3. I have to get round to that assignment yet .. maybe today my brain will cooporate ? Now that would be a surprise : )
    Well done girl !

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  4. Thanks for doing this post - it reminded me to do mine, as you have already seen

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  5. What a clever of doing it! I must try to do a post myself if I can get organised.

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  6. What a creative and original entry! You must have had fun doing this :)

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  7. Zoe, Gail, EG - thank you!

    Emmat - now that's what I call genius ;)

    Joy - go on get going!

    PG - only too glad to help!

    Amy - I had a lot of fun, it's good to try new things out!

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  8. Good job VP, and good luck.

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  9. A very creative response to this challenge, VP!

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  10. Now that's a fine summary VP. I think there is a word for what you have done but I can't remember - this brain is going to hurt until I can. Will check Blotanical out - thanks for the link.

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  11. Tina, Rose and MMD - thank you :D

    Anna - was Acrostic the word you're looking for? Do check Blotanical out - you'll find lots of your faves in there...

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  12. Hi VP,
    I was just reminded of this Blotanical 'assignment' as I read through your blog. It's the last day of November...I suppose there is still time for me?! Yours is really creative. I just wanted to let you know I've been enjoying reading your posts and will certainly be back! Take care! Jan

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  13. I love the way you did this, VP. And I agree with all of it!

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  14. Hi Jan - Thanks for your visit! I've put an answer over at yours. You have until 15th December to enter...

    Colleen - Thank you!

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  15. Now isn't that just too creative! Very well done and said!

    Kim

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  16. Thanks very much Kim :)

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  17. Congratulations on being one of the winners of the contest!

    Sue,
    A Corner Garden

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  18. Oops! I was being scatterbrained, and had not read the part where Stuart said he drew numbers. I"m glad I went back to the newsletter and read that.

    Sorry about that,
    Sue

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  19. No problem Sue - it was nice to be congratulated anyway!

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