Gardening Quotes

Bread feeds the body indeed, but the flowers also feed the soul.

The Koran

Bloom where you are planted!

Mary Engelbert

I appreciate the misunderstanding I have had with Nature over my perennial border. I think it is a flower garden; she thinks it is a meadow lacking grass, and tries to correct the error.

Sara Stein

Until man duplicates a blade of grass, nature can laugh at his so called scientific knowledge.

Thomas Edison

When I go into my garden with a spade, and dig a bed, I feel such an exhilaration and health that I discover that I have been defrauding myself all this time in letting others do for me what I should have done with my own hands.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

A person who loves his or her work Is like a plant in the right spot: There growth is maximized and the yield is greatest.

Jeff Cox

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

Mahatma Gandhi

Hoeing in the garden on a bright, soft May day, when you are not obligated to, is nearly equal to the delight of going trouting.

Charles Dudley Warner

I am fully and intensely aware that plants are conscious of love and respond to it as they do to nothing else.

Celia Thaxter

Gardeners, I think, dream bigger dreams than Emperor's.

Mary Cantwell

If you truly love Nature, you will find beauty everywhere.

Vincent Van Gogh

Sweet flowers are slow and weeds make haste.

William Shakespeare

Gardening imparts an organic perspective on the passage of time.

William Cowper

Trees are the earth's endless effort to speak to the listening heaven.

Rabindranath Tagore

In his garden every man may be his own artist without apology or explanation.

Louise Beebe Wilder

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

You will find something more in woods than in books. Trees and stones will teach that which you can never learn from masters.

Saint Bernard

If you are a garden plant you are regarded; well regarded, just as long as you stay in the garden.

Davies Gilbert

Flowers grow in inches, but are destroyed by feet

Unknown

One of the healthiest ways to gamble is with a spade and a package of garden seeds.

Dan Bennett

An optimistic gardener is one who believes that whatever goes down must come up.

Leslie Hall

In my garden there is a large place for sentiment. My garden of flowers is also my garden of thoughts and dreams. The thoughts grow as freely as the flowers, and the dreams are as beautiful.

Abram L. Urban

A man of words and not deeds, Is like a garden full of weeds.

Nursery Rhyme

No garden is without its weeds.

Thomas Fuller

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Updated On : July 19, 2008
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