Gardening Quotes

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

When you have done your best for a flower, and it fails, you have some reason to be aggrieved.

Frank Swinnerton

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

May Sarton

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

By the time one is eighty, it is said, there is no longer a tug of war in the garden with the May flowers hauling like mad against the claims of the other months. All is at last in balance and all is serene. The gardener is usually dead, of course.

Henry Mitchell

Who loves a garden still his Eden keeps, Perennial pleasures plants, and wholesome harvest reaps.

Amos Bronson Alcott

Your first job is to prepare the soil. The best tool for this is your neighbor's garden tiller. If your neighbor does not own a garden tiller, suggest that he buy one.

Dave Barry

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

Elizabeth Murray

I am writing in the garden. To write as one should of a garden one must write not outside it or merely somewhere near it, but in the garden.

Frances Hodgson Burnett

A garden is the best alternative therapy

Germaine Greer

A garden is evidence of faith. It links us with all the misty figures of the past who also planted and were nourished by the fruits of their planting

Gladys Taber

All through the long winter, I dream of my garden. On the first day of spring, I dig my fingers deep into the soft earth. I can feel its energy, and my spirits soar.

Helen Hayes

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

A flower is an educated weed.

Luther Burbank

Let us be grateful to people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom

Marcel Proust

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Updated On : July 19, 2008
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