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52 Steps to Happy

52 Steps to Happy: Get Gardening

While the world may seem like it’s falling apart, gardening helps us feel more in control

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When my mother died, I gardened. It was the only thing that helped ease the grief. I bought two pyracanthas while we were waiting for the funeral and transported them 300 miles back home. Then I planted…




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Claire Duende

Claire Duende

English writer, designer and entrepreneur. Editor of The Mature Life.

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