Gardening Quotes

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, 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

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

But each spring...a gardening instinct, sure as the sap rising in the trees, stirs within us. We look about and decide to tame another little bit of ground

Lewis Gantt

Gardening is a kind of disease. It infects you, you cannot escape it. When you go visiting, your eyes rove about the garden; you interrupt the serious cocktail drinking because of an irresistible impulse to get up and pull a weed.

Lewis Gannit

Gardening is the art that uses flowers and plants as paint, and the soil and sky as canvas.

Elizabeth Murray

There is no gardening without humility. Nature is constantly sending even its oldest scholars to the bottom of the class for some egregious blunder.

Alfred Austin

Gardening gives one back a sense of proportion about everything - except itself.

May Sarton

Gardening is a kind of disease. It infects you, you cannot escape it. When you go visiting, your eyes rove about the garden; you interrupt the serious cocktail drinking because of an irresistible impulse to get up and pull a weed.

Lewis Gannit

Just because you've only got houseplants doesn't mean you don't have the gardening spirit - I look upon myself as an indoor gardener.

Sara Moss
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