Garden Quotes

We have descended into the garden and caught three hundred slugs. How I love the mixture of the beautiful and the squalid in gardening. It makes it so lifelike

Evelyn

A garden is a symbol of man's arrogance, perverting nature to human ends

Tim Smit

If you really want to draw close to your garden, you must remember first of all that you are dealing with a being that lives and dies; like the human body, with its poor flesh, its illnesses at times repugnant. One must not always see it dressed up for a ball, manicured and immaculate

Fernand Lequenne

Like a big mountain, a small garden stimulates, restores, and delights us, just as it poses challenges, promotes mastery, provides exercise and relieves monotony

Winifred Gallagher

Where you have a plot of land, however small, plant a garden. Staying close to the soil is good for the soul

Spencer W. Kimball

There is always music amongst the trees in the garden, but our hearts must be very quiet to hear it.

Minnie Aumonier

No garden is without its weeds.

Thomas Fuller

A man of words and not deeds, Is like a garden full of weeds.

Nursery Rhyme

In my garden there is a large place for sentiment. My garden of flowers is also my garden of thoughts and dreams. The thoughts grow as freely as the flowers, and the dreams are as beautiful.

Abram L. Urban

If you are a garden plant you are regarded; well regarded, just as long as you stay in the garden.

Davies Gilbert

In his garden every man may be his own artist without apology or explanation.

Louise Beebe Wilder

Hoeing in the garden on a bright, soft May day, when you are not obligated to, is nearly equal to the delight of going trouting.

Charles Dudley Warner

When I go into my garden with a spade, and dig a bed, I feel such an exhilaration and health that I discover that I have been defrauding myself all this time in letting others do for me what I should have done with my own hands.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

I appreciate the misunderstanding I have had with Nature over my perennial border. I think it is a flower garden; she thinks it is a meadow lacking grass, and tries to correct the error.

Sara Stein

With a few flowers in my garden, half a dozen pictures and some books, I live without envy.

Lope de Vega

A modest garden contains, for those who know how to look and to wait, more instruction than a library.

Henri Frederic Amiel

What a blessing it is to love books. Everybody must love something, and I know of no objects of love that give such substantial and unfailing returns as books and a garden.

Elizabeth von Arnim

Reading is good but the garden is the best teacher.

Christine Allison

Always remember the beauty of the garden, for there is peace

Unknown

All the wars of the world, all the Caesars, have not the staying power of a lily in a cottage garden

Reginald Farrer

A garden is a delight to the eye and a solace for the soul

Sadi

When the world wearies and society fails to satisfy, There is always the garden

Minnie Aumonier

A garden is a friend you can visit any time

Unknown

No occupation is so delightful to me as the culture of the earth, and no culture comparable to that of the garden

Thomas Jefferson

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