Gardening Quotes

My green thumb came only as a result of the mistakes I made while learning to see things from the plant's point of view.

H. Fred Ale

There can be no other occupation like gardening in which, if you were to creep up behind someone at their work, you would find them smiling.

Mirabel Osler

The best place to seek God is in a garden. You can dig for him there.

George Bernard Shaw

In gardens, beauty is a by-product. The main business is sex and death.

Sam Llewelyn

The greatest gift of the garden is the restoration of the five senses.

Hanna Rion

It is good to be alone in a garden at dawn or dark so that all its shy presences may haunt you and possess you in a reverie of suspended thought.

James Douglas

I used to visit and revisit it a dozen times a day, and stand in deep contemplation over my vegetable progeny with a love that nobody could share or conceive of who had never taken part in the process of creation. It was one of the most bewitching sights in the world to observe a hill of beans thrusting aside the soil, or a rose of early peas just peeping forth sufficiently to trace a line of delicate green.

Nathaniel Hawthorne

When one of my plants dies, I die a little inside, too

Linda Solegato

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

Orson Scott Card

Our England is a garden, and such gardens are not made By singing: -"Oh, how beautiful!" and sitting in the shade.

Rudyard Kipling

I think the true gardener is a lover of his flowers, not a critic of them. I think the true gardener is the reverent servant of Nature, not her truculent, wife-beating master. I think the true gardener, the older he grows, should more and more develop a humble, grateful and uncertain spirit.

Reginald Farrer

In order to live off a garden, you practically have to live in it.

Frank McKinney Hubbard

Give me odorous at sunrise a garden of beautiful flowers where I can walk undisturbed.

Walt Whitman

Gardening is something you learn by doing - and by making mistakes, like cooking, gardening is a constant process of experimentation, repeating the successes and throwing out the failures

Carol Stocker

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

Anon

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Updated On : July 19, 2008
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