“Gardening is very liberating for the mind,” he said. “The relationship between plants and humans is symbiotic. When actually working with plants, we have the power of life in our hands. We understand [that] we can give or take life and by giving life to plants, plants give us life in return.”
Just ahead you can find more mini-gardening tips from Cooper, plus some essentials and recommendations for plants that grow well in a variety of spaces ― whether it be a designated corner of your kitchen or a tiny apartment balcony.
Cooper assured us that “you should never be discouraged, as the first person who ever thought to grow plants had few, if any tools.”
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