People who spend time tending their gardens are likely to be more optimistic, physically active and healthy — compared with those who don't garden.
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"There's always something to look forward to when you have a garden," says Aime Sommerfeld, of the Department of Horticultural Sciences at Texas A&M University, lead author of a report published in HortTechnology, a journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science. "Our study found that reconnecting with nature, watching things grow, working with soil in your hands have a positive impact on your quality of life."
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