Topics - Gardening


Quote 5953He plants trees to benefit another generation.
Quote 7619Flowers always make people better, happier, and more helpful; they are sunshine, food and medicine for the soul.
Quote 7713Garden as though you will live forever. - Luther Burbank
Quote 7722It is only the farmer who faithfully plants seeds in the Spring, who reaps a harvest in the Autumn.
Quote 7762A person cannot love a plant after he has pruned it, then he has either done a poor job or is devoid of emotion.
Quote 7801What's a butterfly garden without butterflies?
Quote 7827The best place to find God is in a garden. You can dig for him there.
Quote 7922Gardens are not made by singing 'Oh, how beautiful,' and sitting in the shade.
Quote 8068How deeply seated in the human heart is the liking for gardens and gardening.
Quote 8086Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.
Quote 8124Well tended garden is better than a neglected wood lot.
Quote 8287But if each man could have his own house, a large garden to cultivate and healthy surroundings - then, I thought, there will be for them a b...
Quote 8321I grow plants for many reasons: to please my eye or to please my soul, to challenge the elements or to challenge my patience, for novelty or...
Quote 8343I do some of my best thinking while pulling weeds.
Quote 8530I loved to get all dusty and ride horses and plant potatoes and cotton.
Quote 8588Remember that children, marriages, and flower gardens reflect the kind of care they get.
Quote 8639I think this is what hooks one to gardening: it is the closest one can come to being present at creation.
Quote 8697If a tree dies, plant another in its place. - Carolus Linnaeus
Quote 8698It is like the seed put in the soil - the more one sows, the greater the harvest.
Quote 8815If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.
Quote 8949A garden must combine the poetic and he mysterious with a feeling of serenity and joy.
Quote 9018If we had paid no more attention to our plants than we have to our children, we would now be living in a jungle of weed.
Quote 9278If you build up the soil with organic material, the plants will do just fine.
Quote 9330We 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 ...
Quote 9403In search of my mother's garden, I found my own.
Quote 9791Plants that wake when others sleep. Timid jasmine buds that keep their fragrance to themselves all day, but when the sunlight dies away let ...
Quote 9846Show me your garden and I shall tell you what you are.
Quote 10072The garden suggests there might be a place where we can meet nature halfway.
Quote 10117Working with plants, trees, fences and walls, if they practice sincerely they will attain enlightenment.
Quote 10178The love of gardening is a seed once sown that never dies.
Quote 10378When a finished work of 20th century sculpture is placed in an 18th century garden, it is absorbed by the ideal representation of the past, ...
Quote 10380Everything that slows us down and forces patience, everything that sets us back into the slow circles of nature, is a help. Gardening is an ...
Quote 10502Use plants to bring life. - Douglas Wilson
Quote 10615Trees and plants always look like the people they live with, somehow.
Quote 10778A man has made at least a start on discovering the meaning of human life when he plants shade trees under which he knows full well he will n...
Quote 11107I love decorating my home. I'm a gardener too, so that's usually something I have to play catch up with.
Quote 11160To dwell is to garden. - Martin Heidegger
Quote 11279What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have never been discovered.
Quote 11640One lifetime is never enough to accomplish one's horticultural goals. If a garden is a site for the imagination, how can we be very far...
Quote 12131Who loves a garden loves a greenhouse too. - William Cowper
Quote 12193It will never rain roses: when we want to have more roses we must plant more trees.
Quote 12321The glory of gardening: hands in the dirt, head in the sun, heart with nature. To nurture a garden is to feed not just on the body, but the ...
Quote 12483The garden, by design, is concerned with both the interior and the land beyond the garden.
Quote 12553I am sure that if you plant the trees back again, it will do nothing but good.
Quote 12554Gardening is how I relax. It's another form of creating and playing with colors.
Quote 12646A weed is a plant that has mastered every survival skill except for learning how to grow in rows.
Quote 12742I don't like formal gardens. I like wild nature. It's just the wilderness instinct in me, I guess.
Quote 12761All gardening is landscape painting. - Doug Larson
Quote 12767A good garden may have some weeds. - Luis Barragan
Quote 12922God Almighty first planted a garden. And indeed, it is the purest of human pleasures.
Quote 12962The secret of improved plant breeding, apart from scientific knowledge, is love.
Quote 13012It is a golden maxim to cultivate the garden for the nose, and the eyes will take care of themselves.
Quote 13110Help us to be ever faithful gardeners of the spirit, who know that without darkness nothing comes to birth, and without light nothing flower...
Quote 13391I plant a lot of trees. I am a great believer in planting things for future generations. I loathe the now culture where you just live for to...
Quote 13574Weather means more when you have a garden. There's nothing like listening to a shower and thinking how it is soaking in around your gre...
Quote 13691Some men like to make a little garden out of life and walk down a path.
Quote 13725What a man needs in gardening is a cast-iron back, with a hinge in it.
Quote 14062My neighbour asked if he could use my lawnmower and I told him of course he could, so long as he didn't take it out of my garden.