Gardens Quotes

I think the true gardener is a lover of his flowers, not a critic of them. I think the true gardener is the reverent servant of Nature, not her truculent, wife-beating master. I think the true gardener, the older he grows, should more and more develop a humble, grateful and uncertain spirit.

Reginald Farrer

The best place to seek God is in a garden. You can dig for him there.

George Bernard Shaw

The greatest gift of the garden is the restoration of the five senses.

Hanna Rion

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

One of the most delightful things about a garden is the anticipation it provides.

W.E. Johns

It is utterly forbidden to be half-hearted about gardening. You have got to love your garden whether you like it or not.

W.C. Sellar & R.J. Yeatman

When one of my plants dies, I die a little inside, too.

Linda Solegato

Despite the gardener's best intentions, Nature will improvise.

Michael P. Garafalo

The most lasting and pure gladness comes to me from my gardens.

Lillie Langtry

If you want to be happy for an hour, get drunk; If you want to be happy for three days, get married; If you want to be happy forever, make a garden.

Chinese Proverb

By the time one is eighty, it is said, there is no longer a tug of war in the garden with the May flowers hauling like mad against the claims of the other months. All is at last in balance and all is serene. The gardener is usually dead, of course.

Henry Mitchell

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

Gardens are not made by singing "Oh, how beautiful," and sitting in the shade.

Rudyard Kipling

A vegetable garden in the beginning looks so promising and then after all little by little it grows nothing but vegetables, nothing, nothing but vegetables.

Gertrude Stein

Gardening, I told myself, is the most sociable of hobbies. The very nature of one's field of activities demands an audience. No one wants flowers to blush unseen or waste their sweetness.

Barbara Cheney

A creative person has to create. It doesn't really matter what you create. If such a dancer wanted to go out and build the cactus gardens where he could, in Mexico, let him do that, but something that is creative has to go on.

Katherine Dunham

To cultivate a garden is to walk with God.

Christian Bovee

One is nearer God's heart in a garden than anywhere else on earth.

Dorothy Frances Gurney

After all, Eden was garden... the garden is a place to go for quiet contemplation, a source not only of food but also of spiritual renewal and intimate contact with life's most basic processes.

Ed Smith

There are no gardening mistakes, only experiments.

Janet Kilburn Phillips

An addiction to gardening is not all bad when you consider all the other choices in life.

Cora Lea Bell

A Garden is a Friend You Can Visit Anytime.

Unknown

Plants give us oxygen for the lungs and for the soul.

Linda Solegato

Mind is my garden, the heart is my home

Eden Ahbez

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Updated On : March 26, 2011
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