Gardening Quotes

In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous

?Aristotle

Don't grumble that roses have thorns, be thankful that thorns have roses

Unknown

When the world wearies and society fails to satisfy, There is always the garden

Minnie Aumonier

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

Lewis Gantt

What is a weed? A weed is a plant whose virtues have not yet been discovered

Emerson

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

Henry David Thoreau

Flowers are the sweetest things God ever made, and forgot to put a soul into

Henry Beecher

There is simply the rose; it is perfect in every moment of its existence

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Bread feeds the body, indeed, but flowers feed also the soul

The Koran

A garden is a delight to the eye and a solace for the soul

Sadi

It is a greater act of faith to plant a bulb than to plant a tree

Clare Leighton

Gardeners, I think, dream bigger dreams than Emperor's

Mary Cantwell

God gave us memories that we may have roses in December

J. M. Barrie

The trouble with gardening is that is does not remain an avocation. It becomes an obsession

Phyllis McGinley

All the wars of the world, all the Caesars, have not the staying power of a lily in a cottage garden

Reginald Farrer

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Updated On : July 19, 2008
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