Gardening Quotes

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

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

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Updated On : July 19, 2008
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