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19 Heartwarming Stories That Will Make You Want To Start A Garden

"To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow."

We asked members of the BuzzFeed Community how gardening and taking care of plants improved their lives, and their answers will make you want to follow in their footsteps immediately.

1. This inspiring story of recovery:

2. This unexpected bonding activity:

3. This important legacy:

4. This life-changing gift:

5. These incredible benefits:

6. This perfect way to remember:

7. This excuse to get outside when you need to the most:

8. This touching way to honor a loved one:

9. This act of TLC:

10. This inspiring sense of accomplishment:

11. This self-care routine:

12. This important coping mechanism:

13. This parenthood practice round:

14. This simple but incredible mantra:

15. This surprising new job:

16. This proof that giving to others is always a good call:

17. This unexpected source of creativity:

18. This restorative habit:

19. This gentle reminder that you'll keep growing:

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