Gardening Quotes

To garden is to let optimism get the better of judgment.

Eleanor Perenyi

Nothing is more beautiful than the loveliness of the woods before sunrise.

George Washington Carver

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

Kiss of the sun for pardon. Song of the birds for mirth. You're closer to God's heart in a garden than any place else on earth

Dorothy Frances Gurney

Gardening is the purest of human pleasures

Francis Bacon

God almighty first planted a garden. And indeed, it is the purest of human pleasures

Francis Bacon

Where but in a garden do summer hours pass so quickly


If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.


Whoever acquires knowledge but does not practice it is as one who ploughs but does not sow.


True friendship is like a rose: we don't realize its beauty until it fades.

Evelyn Loeb

The love of flowers is really the best teacher of how to grow and understand them.

Max Schling

Art is the unceasing effort to compete with the beauty of flowers and never succeeding.

Marc Chagall

Plant trees. They give us two of the most crucial elements for our survival: oxygen and books.

A Whitney Brown

The best things that can come out of the garden are gifts for other people.

Jamie Jobb

Do not be afraid to go out on a limb ... That's where the fruit is.


A man should never plant a garden larger than his wife can take care of.

T.H. Everett

The only limit to your garden is at the boundaries of your imagination.

Thomas D. Church

Among gardeners, enthusiasm and experience rarely exist in equal measures.

Roger B. Swain

I like trees because they seem more resigned to the way they have to live than other things do.

Willa Cather

To see things in the seed, that is genius


All gardeners live in beautiful places, because they make them so.

Joseph Joubert

The man who has planted a garden feels that he has done something for the good of the world.

Vita Sackville-West

Who has learned to garden who did not at the same time learn to be patient

H.L.V. Fletcher

I guess a good gardener always starts as a good weeder

Amos Pettingill

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Updated On : July 19, 2008
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