87 Quotes Regarding Gardening


He plants trees to benefit another generation.
Caecilius Statius

If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.
Marcus Tullius Cicero

What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have never been discovered.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Remember that children, marriages, and flower gardens reflect the kind of care they get.
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

The best place to find God is in a garden. You can dig for him there.
George Bernard Shaw

Flowers always make people better, happier, and more helpful they are sunshine, food and medicine for the soul.
Luther Burbank

We must cultivate our own garden. When man was put in the garden of Eden he was put there so that he should work, which proves that man was not born to rest.
Voltaire

I don't like formal gardens. I like wild nature. It's just the wilderness instinct in me, I guess.
Walt Disney

It is a golden maxim to cultivate the garden for the nose, and the eyes will take care of themselves.
Robert Louis Stevenson

A garden requires patient labor and attention. Plants do not grow merely to satisfy ambitions or to fulfill good intentions. They thrive because someone expended effort on them.
Liberty Hyde Bailey

A weed is a plant that has mastered every survival skill except for learning how to grow in rows.
Doug Larson

It is like the seed put in the soil - the more one sows, the greater the harvest.
Orison Swett Marden

Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.
Les Brown

In search of my mother's garden, I found my own.
Alice Walker

A good garden may have some weeds.
Thomas Fuller

It will never rain roses: when we want to have more roses we must plant more trees.
George Eliot

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

God Almighty first planted a garden. And indeed, it is the purest of human pleasures.
Francis Bacon

A garden is a grand teacher. It teaches patience and careful watchfulness it teaches industry and thrift above all it teaches entire trust.
Gertrude Jekyll

Everything that slows us down and forces patience, everything that sets us back into the slow circles of nature, is a help. Gardening is an instrument of grace.
May Sarton

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