Gardening Quotes

Gardening is how I relax. It's another form of creating and playing with colors.

Oscar de la Renta

There are no gardening mistakes, only experiments.

Janet Kilburn Phillips

Gardening requires lots of water - most of it in the form of perspiration.

Lou Erickson

Let no one think that real gardening is a bucolic and meditative occupation. It is an insatiable passion, like everything else to which a man gives his heart.

Karel Čapek

Gardening, I told myself, is the most sociable of hobbies. The very nature of one's field of activities demands an audience. No one wants flowers to blush unseen or waste their sweetness.

Barbara Cheney

Successful gardening is doing what has to be done when it has to be done the way it ought to be done whether you want to do it or not.

Jerry Baker

Making simple matters complex or complex matters simple are both bad gardening techniques

Michael P

The trouble with gardening is that is does not remain an avocation. It becomes an obsession

Phyllis McGinley

Gardening is the purest of human pleasures

Francis Bacon

The love of gardening is a seed once sown that never dies

Gertrude Jekyll

The trouble with gardening is that it does not remain an avocation. It becomes an obsession.

Phyllis McGinley

Let no one think that real gardening is a bucolic and meditative occupation. It is an insatiable passion, like everything else to which a man gives his heart.

Karel Capek

Let no one think that real gardening is a bucolic and meditative occupation. It is an insatiable passion, like everything else to which a man gives his heart

Karel

It is utterly forbidden to be half-hearted about gardening. You have got to love your garden whether you like it or not.

W.C. Sellar & R.J. Yeatman,

There can be no other occupation like gardening in which, if you were to creep up behind someone at their work, you would find them smiling.

Mirabel Osler

No synonym for God is so perfect as Beauty. Whether as seen carving the lines of the mountains with glaciers, or gathering matter into stars, or planning the movement of water, or gardening -- still all is Beauty!

JOhn Muir

The golden rule of gardening is to pay attention†to local conditions of weather and soil.

Carol Williams

Gardening is something you learn by doing - and by making mistakes, like cooking, gardening is a constant process of experimentation, repeating the successes and throwing out the failures

Carol Stocker

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

Today the art of gardening is practised much more often than any other, in ignorant, impulsive ways, by people who never stop to think that it is an art at all.

M.G. Van Rensselaer

It used to be thought that our love of plants was an impractical but pure passion. But now, in the age of environmental crisis, we're discovering that gardening is essential to human life.

Jacqueline Heriteau

Gardening imparts an organic perspective on the passage of time.

William Cowper

Gardening, like sex and food, lies somewhere between art and nature, being wholly neither but partly both.

Roger Grounds

An addiction to gardening is not all bad when you consider all the other choices in life.

Cora Lea Bell

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