Garden Quotes

Half the interest of a garden is the constant exercise of the imagination.

Mrs. C.W. Earle

Garden writing is often very tame, a real waste when you think how opinionated, inquisitive, irreverent and lascivious gardeners themselves tend to be. Nobody talks much about the muscular limbs, dark, swollen buds, strip-tease trees and unholy beauty that have made us all slaves of the Goddess Flora.

Ketzel Levine's

The garden is the poor man's apothecary.


How fair is a garden amid the trials and passions of existence.

Benjamin Disraeli

I know that if odour were visible, as colour is, I'd see the summer garden in rainbow clouds.

Robert Bridges

It is a golden maxim to cultivate the garden for the nose, and the eyes will take care of themselves.

Robert Louis Stevenson

Don't wear perfume in the garden - unless you want to be pollinated by bees

Anne Raver

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

Marcelene Cox

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

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

Orson Scott Card

The true object of all human life is play. Earth is a task garden; heaven is a playground.

G K Chesterton

Every forest is god's garden, a fallen leaf, a life lived.

Sylvi Kekkonen

Almost any garden, if you see it at just the right moment, can be confused with paradise.

Henry Mitchell

Nature abhors a garden

Michael Pollan

The best way to garden is to put on a wide-brimmed straw hat and some old clothes. And with a hoe in one hand and a cold drink in the other, tell someone else where to dig.

Texas Bix Bender

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