He who is born with a silver spoon in his mouth is generally considered a fortunate person, but his good fortune is small compared to that of the happy mortal who enters this world with a passion for flowers in his soul.
If you are a garden plant you are regarded; well regarded, just as long as you stay in the garden.
Flowers grow in inches, but are destroyed by feet
One of the healthiest ways to gamble is with a spade and a package of garden seeds.
An optimistic gardener is one who believes that whatever goes down must come up.
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.
A man of words and not deeds, Is like a garden full of weeds.
No garden is without its weeds.
We had better find a way to grow things in asphalt before we cover the world with it.
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.
There is always music amongst the trees in the garden, but our hearts must be very quiet to hear it.
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?
If you are not killing plants, you are not really stretching yourself as a gardener.
But now in September the garden has cooled, and with it my possessiveness. The sun warms my back instead of beating on my head ... The harvest has dwindled, and I have grown apart from the intense midsummer relationship that brought it on
Where you have a plot of land, however small, plant a garden. Staying close to the soil is good for the soul
Like a big mountain, a small garden stimulates, restores, and delights us, just as it poses challenges, promotes mastery, provides exercise and relieves monotony
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
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
Prevention is so much better than healing because it saves the labor of being sick
A garden is a symbol of man's arrogance, perverting nature to human ends
Who has learned to garden who did not at the same time learn to be patient
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
If I'm ever reborn, I want to be a gardener - there's too much to do for one lifetime
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