Gardening Quotes

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,

When weeding, the best way to make sure you are removing a weed and not a valuable plant is to pull on it. If it comes out of the ground easily, it is a valuable plant.

Unknown

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

The kiss of the sun for pardon, The song of the birds for mirth, One is nearer God's heart in a garden Than anywhere else on earth.

Dorothy Frances Gurney

The best fertilizer is the gardener's shadow.

Unknown

Show me your garden and I shall tell you what you are.

Alfred Austin

How fair is a garden amid the toils and passions of existence

Benjamin Disraeli

Of all the wonderful things in the wonderful universe of God, nothing seems to me more surprising than the planting of a seed in the blank earth and the result thereof.

Julie Moir Messervy:

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

Unemployment is capitalism's way of getting you to plant a garden.

Orson Scott Card

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

Phyllis McGinley

A garden is never so good as it will be next year

Thomas Cooper

Every garden-maker should be an artist along his own lines. That is the only possible way to create a garden, irespective of size or wealth.

Vita Sackville-West

A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in

Unknown

We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorn bushes have roses

Abraham Lincoln

The Power Of Failure: We Get To Decide What It Means

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Updated On : July 19, 2008
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