Gardening Quotes

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

Nursery Rhyme

No garden is without its weeds.

Thomas Fuller

We had better find a way to grow things in asphalt before we cover the world with it.

Rodger B. Swain

Today the art of gardening is practised much more often than any other, in ignorant, impulsive ways, by people who never stop to think that it is an art at all.

M.G. Van Rensselaer

There is always music amongst the trees in the garden, but our hearts must be very quiet to hear it.

Minnie Aumonier

Us sing and dance, make faces and give flower bouquets, trying to be loved. You ever notice that trees do everything to git attention we do, except walk?

Alice Walker

If you are not killing plants, you are not really stretching yourself as a gardener.

J. C. Raulston

Where you have a plot of land, however small, plant a garden. Staying close to the soil is good for the soul

Spencer W. Kimball

Like a big mountain, a small garden stimulates, restores, and delights us, just as it poses challenges, promotes mastery, provides exercise and relieves monotony

Winifred Gallagher

If you really want to draw close to your garden, you must remember first of all that you are dealing with a being that lives and dies; like the human body, with its poor flesh, its illnesses at times repugnant. One must not always see it dressed up for a ball, manicured and immaculate

Fernand Lequenne

It's a sign of wisdom that seeds don't squander their energy all at once, instead calmly waiting until the time is right. Seeds aren't stupid

Midas Dekkers

Prevention is so much better than healing because it saves the labor of being sick

Thomas Adams

A garden is a symbol of man's arrogance, perverting nature to human ends

Tim Smit

We have descended into the garden and caught three hundred slugs. How I love the mixture of the beautiful and the squalid in gardening. It makes it so lifelike

Evelyn

If I'm ever reborn, I want to be a gardener - there's too much to do for one lifetime

Karl Foerster

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Updated On : July 19, 2008
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