Gardening Quotes

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

Lou Erickson

Gardening is a matter of your enthusiasm holding up until your back gets used to it.

Unknown

God made rainy days so gardeners could get the housework done.

Unknown

Plant carrots in January and you'll never have to eat carrots.

Unknown

Take thy plastic spade, It is thy pencil; take thy seeds, thy plants, They are thy colours.

William Mason

Many things grow in the garden that were never sown there.

Thomas Fuller

A garden was the primitive prison, till man with Promethean felicity and boldness, luckily sinned himself out of it.

Charles Lamb

Gardening is civil and social, but it wants the vigor and freedom of the forest and the outlaw.

Henry David Thoreau

A weed is no more than a flower in disguise.

James Russell Lowell

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

Lou Erickson

In the spring, at the end of the day, you should smell like dirt

Margaret Atwood

To forget how to dig the earth and to tend the soil is to forget ourselves

Mohandas K. Gandhi

On every stem, on every leaf ... and at the root of everything that grew, was a professional specialist in the shape of grub, caterpillar, aphis, or other expert, whose business it was to devour that particular part.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have not yet been discovered.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

May our heart's garden of awakening bloom with hundreds of flowers.

Thich Nhat Hanh

No garden is without its weeds

Thomas Fuller

A weed is only a misplaced plant

Unknown

As Rosemary is to the spirit, so Lavender is to the soul

Unknown

So many seeds -- so little time

Unknown

Tickle the earth with a hoe, it will laugh a harvest

Unknown

A Book is like a Garden, carried in the Pocket.

Unknown

I believe that the days to come already feel the wonder of the days that have passed and will permit that wonder to endure and increase. If this be blind faith, then every gardener has it, or he would never plant a seed.

Unknown

The miracles of nature do not seem miracles because they are so common. If no one had ever seen a flower, even a dandelion would be the most startling event in the world.

Unknown

The difference between weeds and flowers is the flowers are the easiest ones to pull out.

Unknown

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Updated On : July 19, 2008
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