My garden will never make me famous, I'm a horticultural ignoramus.
Unemployment is capitalism's way of getting you to plant a garden.
Presently we pass to some other object which rounds itself into a whole as did the first; for example, a well-laid garden; and nothing seems worth doing but the laying-out of gardens.
Nothing is more the child of art than a garden
A garden is never so good as it will be next year
The most noteworthy thing about gardeners is that they are always optimistic, always enterprising, and never satisfied. They always look forward to doing something better than they have ever done before
One of the most important resources that a garden makes available for use, is the gardener's own body. A garden gives the body the dignity of working in its own support. It is a way of rejoining the human race
Laying out grounds may be considered a liberal art, in some sort like poetry and painting
Those who labour in the earth are the chosen people of God
We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorn bushes have roses
To dig one's own spade into one's own earth! Has life anything better to offer than this?
The man who has planted a garden feels that he has done something for the good of the world
No occupation is so delightful to me as the culture of the earth, and no culture comparable to that of the garden
A garden is a friend you can visit any time
In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous
When the world wearies and society fails to satisfy, There is always the garden
But each spring...a gardening instinct, sure as the sap rising in the trees, stirs within us. We look about and decide to tame another little bit of ground
What is a weed? A weed is a plant whose virtues have not yet been discovered
Though I do not believe that a plant will spring up where no seed has been, I have great faith in a seed. Convince me that you have a seed there, and I am prepared to expect wonders
Flowers are the sweetest things God ever made, and forgot to put a soul into
There is simply the rose; it is perfect in every moment of its existence
Bread feeds the body, indeed, but flowers feed also the soul
A garden is a delight to the eye and a solace for the soul
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