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Can I Get Your Opinion on Something ... Is Gardening Manly?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Patrick Smith on Friday. 97 Replies

I was thinking about gardening…Continue

Tags: gardening, permaculture

Real Men Wear Their Babies | What's Your Favorite Baby Carrier

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Patrick Smith replied to Chris Badgett's discussion Can I Get Your Opinion on Something ... Is Gardening Manly?
"Nothing like feeling the fresh tilled earth in your hands and watching the fruits of your labors grow almost daily.  Nothing like not having to go to the grocery store to buy fresh fruits and vegetables for your family.  Manliness=Creating…"
Friday
Craig Carpenter II replied to Chris Badgett's discussion Can I Get Your Opinion on Something ... Is Gardening Manly?
"Itt's manly when you grow things to eat, like a farmer "
Friday
beta thanu replied to Chris Badgett's discussion Can I Get Your Opinion on Something ... Is Gardening Manly?
"Stewardship is the most manly skill of all... You should see my yard... One look will tell you Mother Nature is my bitch:)"
Jul 16
Bob Brower replied to Chris Badgett's discussion Can I Get Your Opinion on Something ... Is Gardening Manly?
"Is Gardening Manly? it's growing plants ,nothing more . woman do it and so do men and kids. nothing more or less."
Jun 24
Craig replied to Chris Badgett's discussion Can I Get Your Opinion on Something ... Is Gardening Manly?
"I imagine there are some nancies who garden and some manly men who garden. Therefore, the answer is doing gardening doesn't make one manly or non-manly."
Jun 22
Tarquin Anstruther replied to Chris Badgett's discussion Can I Get Your Opinion on Something ... Is Gardening Manly?
"Manly is about a set of values, about caring and providing for your family, about leaning out to help people less fortunate than yourself, giving and not reflecting on what returns to you. If you do all of that you are a man who can hold his head…"
Jun 10
Will replied to Chris Badgett's discussion Can I Get Your Opinion on Something ... Is Gardening Manly?
"I think the perception is that something small and homey is feminine, and big projects are masculine. Whatever you think about that... gardening can make a pretty big project.  I'll add that there are plenty of things we do that…"
Jun 9
Pete Nachtigall replied to Chris Badgett's discussion Can I Get Your Opinion on Something ... Is Gardening Manly?
"Definitely manly. Working with your hands, providing for your family, taking dominion of the planet by cultivating what you want."
Jun 9
Jack Bauer replied to Chris Badgett's discussion Can I Get Your Opinion on Something ... Is Gardening Manly?
"That's a really weird answer. If you need to ask whether its manly, its not.  Clear enough.  I don't know that I agree ... but I follow you. But, not because gardening (or whatever you're asking about) is actually not…"
Jun 9
Tim replied to Chris Badgett's discussion Can I Get Your Opinion on Something ... Is Gardening Manly?
"I think if you feel the need to ask, the answer is no. Not because any particular thing is manly or not - but because you already have formed an opinion, and going against that can cause you to question yourself more than needed."
Jun 9
Frank Muller replied to Chris Badgett's discussion Can I Get Your Opinion on Something ... Is Gardening Manly?
"It's very relaxing and fun!"
Jun 9
Jeremy replied to Chris Badgett's discussion Can I Get Your Opinion on Something ... Is Gardening Manly?
"Gardening is manly.  I love to garden.  You're essentially growing food in dirt... What's more manly than that?  Also its becoming a lost skill.  Not many people know how to do it."
Jun 3
John Pound replied to Chris Badgett's discussion Can I Get Your Opinion on Something ... Is Gardening Manly?
"Back to the original question 'Is Gardening Manly? Interesting question because both men and women enjoy gardening. Usually women enjoy the lighter physical work and design and men the hard heavy work. Of course this a generalisation but the…"
May 16
Brian Splash replied to Chris Badgett's discussion Can I Get Your Opinion on Something ... Is Gardening Manly?
"l hate these questions , doing what you want 'manly " caring what others think " not manly ""
May 15
Greg Carter replied to Chris Badgett's discussion Can I Get Your Opinion on Something ... Is Gardening Manly?
"Self-sufficiency is manly. Creating architecturally planned art (floral gardens) is manly. Providing food for the table is manly. Taking care of living things is definitely manly. Having the patience to watch green stuff grow. Manly. Does the…"
May 14
Todd Paterek replied to Chris Badgett's discussion Can I Get Your Opinion on Something ... Is Gardening Manly?
"Yes, unless that baby is actually suckling off of your breast you are very much a man! If not then even manlier that you are gardening with your baby attached."
Apr 10

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At 8:31pm on April 2, 2014, Rockeman said…

Maybe we can chat and get acquainted soon.

At 12:15am on March 27, 2014, John said…

Great website...especially good on permaculture, etc.

At 5:01pm on January 6, 2013, Herb Munson said…

Hey there Chris, welcome to The Great Debate. Great to have you with us!

 
 
 

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