Gardens Quotes SMS Collection

It is utterly forbidden to be half hearted

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

If youve never experienced the joy of

If you’ve never experienced the joy of accomplishing more than you can imagine, plant a garden.  ~Robert Brault, www.robertbrault.com

When you have done your best for

When you have done your best for a flower, and it fails, you have some reason to be aggrieved.  ~Frank SwinnertonCUL

In order to live off a garden

In order to live off a garden, you practically have to live in it.  ~Frank McKinney HubbardLCJ

As a gardener im among those who

As a gardener, I’m among those who believe that much of the evidence of God’s existence has been planted.  ~Robert Brault, www.robertbrault.com

The best fertilizer is the gardeners shadow

The best fertilizer is the gardener’s shadow.  ~Author Unknown

The best place to seek god is

The best place to seek God is in a garden.  You can dig for him there.  ~George Bernard Shaw, The Adventures of the Black

Despite the gardeners best intentions nature will

Despite the gardener’s best intentions, Nature will improvise.  ~Michael P. Garafalo

Give me odorous at sunrise a garden

Give me odorous at sunrise a garden of beautiful flowers where I can walk undisturbed.  ~Walt Whitman

I used to visit and revisit it

I used to visit and revisit it a dozen times a day, and stand in deep contemplation over my vegetable progeny with a love

Gardening is a matter of your enthusiasm

Gardening is a matter of your enthusiasm holding up until your back gets used to it.  ~Author Unknown

Plants give us oxygen for the lungs

Plants give us oxygen for the lungs and for the soul.  ~Linda Solegato

My green thumb came only as a

My green thumb came only as a result of the mistakes I made while learning to see things from the plant’s point of view. 

Gardening is cheaper than therapy and you

Gardening is cheaper than therapy and you get tomatoes.  ~Author Unknown

We have descended into the garden and

We have descended into the garden and caught three hundred slugs.  How I love the mixture of the beautiful and the squalid in gardening. 

In my garden there is a large

In my garden there is a large place for sentiment.  My garden of flowers is also my garden of thoughts and dreams.  The thoughts

Coffee garden does a good morning need

Coffee.  Garden.  Coffee.  Does a good morning need anything else?  ~Betsy Cañas Garmon, www.wildthymecreative.comcoffee. garden. coffee. Does a good morning need anything else? 4:10

Gardening is civil and social but it

Gardening is civil and social, but it wants the vigor and freedom of the forest and the outlaw.  ~Henry David ThoreauJQ

Half the interest of a garden is

Half the interest of a garden is the constant exercise of the imagination.  ~Mrs. C.W. Earle, Pot-Pourri from a Surrey Garden, 1897JQ (Thanks, Jessica)

Take thy plastic spade it is pencil

Take thy plastic spade, It is thy pencil; take thy seeds, thy plants, They are thy colours. ~William Mason, The English Garden, 1782JQ

Plants cry their gratitude for the sun

Plants cry their gratitude for the sun in green joy.  ~Terri Guillemets

In gardens beauty is a by product the

In gardens, beauty is a by-product.  The main business is sex and death.  ~Sam Llewelyn

Garden writing is often very tame a

Garden writing is often very tame, a real waste when you think how opinionated, inquisitive, irreverent and lascivious gardeners themselves tend to be.  Nobody

When weeding the best way to make

When weeding, the best way to make sure you are removing a weed and not a valuable plant is to pull on it.  If

Let no one think that real gardening

Let no one think that real gardening is a bucolic and meditative occupation.  It is an insatiable passion, like everything else to which a

Weather means more when you have a

Weather means more when you have a garden.  There’s nothing like listening to a shower and thinking how it is soaking in around your

There is no gardening without humility nature

There is no gardening without humility.  Nature is constantly sending even its oldest scholars to the bottom of the class for some egregious blunder. 

What a man needs in gardening is

What a man needs in gardening is a cast-iron back, with a hinge in it.  ~Charles Dudley Warner, My Summer in a Garden, 1871JQ

It takes a while to grasp that

It takes a while to grasp that not all failures are self-imposed, the result of ignorance, carelessness or inexperience.  It takes a while to

I know that if odour were visible

I know that if odour were visible, as colour is, I’d see the summer garden in rainbow clouds. ~Robert Bridges, "Testament of Beauty"LCJ

If there was a big gardening convention

If there was a big gardening convention, and you got up and gave a speech in favor of fast-motion gardening, I bet you would

I have never had so many good

I have never had so many good ideas day after day as when I worked in the garden.  ~John ErskineCUL

Gardens always mean something else man absolutely

Gardens always mean something else, man absolutely uses one thing to say another.  ~Robert Harbison, Eccentric Spaces, 1977JQ

My garden is my favorite teacher betsy

My garden is my favorite teacher.  ~Betsy Cañas Garmon, www.wildthymecreative.comtwitter.com/wildthyme/status/2320829073

Gardens are a form of autobiography sydney

Gardens are a form of autobiography.  ~Sydney Eddison, Horticulture magazine, August/September 1993JQ

How fair is a garden amid the

How fair is a garden amid the trials and passions of existence.  ~Benjamin DisraeliJQ

You can bury a lot of troubles

You can bury a lot of troubles digging in the dirt.  ~Author Unknown

I think that if ever a mortal

I think that if ever a mortal heard the voice of God it would be in a garden at the cool of the day. 

One of the most delightful things about

One of the most delightful things about a garden is the anticipation it provides.  ~W.E. Johns, The Passing ShowLCJ

When one of my plants dies i

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

I sit in my garden gazing upon

I sit in my garden, gazing upon a beauty that cannot gaze upon itself.  And I find sufficient purpose for my day.  ~Robert Brault,