Garden Quotes

In order to live off a garden, you practically have to live in it.

Frank McKinney Hubbard

Our England is a garden, and such gardens are not made By singing: -"Oh, how beautiful!" and sitting in the shade.

Rudyard Kipling

Unemployment is capitalism's way of getting you to plant a garden

Orson Scott Card

It is good to be alone in a garden at dawn or dark so that all its shy presences may haunt you and possess you in a reverie of suspended thought.

James Douglas

The greatest gift of the garden is the restoration of the five senses.

Hanna Rion

The best place to seek God is in a garden. You can dig for him there.

George Bernard Shaw

Zen opens a man's eyes to the greatest mystery as it is daily and hourly performed; it enlarges the heart to embrace eternity of time and infinity of space in its every palpitation; it makes us live in the world as if walking in the garden of Eden

D. T. Suzuki

It is a good idea to be alone in a garden at dawn or dark so that all its shy presences may haunt you and possess you in a reverie of suspended thought.

James Douglas

Weather means more when you have a garden.† There's nothing like†listening to a shower and thinking† how it is soaking in and†around your lettuce and green beans.

Henry Van Dyke

This special feeling towards fruit, its glory and abundance, is I would say universal.... We respond to strawberry fields or cherry orchards with a delight that a cabbage patch or even an elegant vegetable garden cannot provoke

Jane Grigson

We look for romance in the well-cultivated garden-plots, and when it springs out of virgin soil we are surprised, though any fool might know it was the natural place for it.

John Buchan, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir

If I had a single flower for every time I think about you, I could walk forever in my garden.

Claudia Ghandi

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

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