Garden Quotes

There are all types of garden quotes and gardening thoughts from a wide variety of sources. Here you'll find a wonderful selection for your enjoyment.

He who plants a garden plants happiness.
~ Chinese proverb

If the day and night are such that you greet them with joy and life emits a fragrance like flowers and sweet scented herbs -- that is your success. All nature is your congratulations.
~ Henry David Thoreau

Garden is a word which means something different to everyone.
~ Grant and Grant

One of the worst mistakes you can make as a gardener is to think you're in charge.
You aren't.
~ Janet Gillespie

Gardening is such a mixture of mistakes and successes, and I often think the mistakes are the most important.
~ Barbara Dodge Borland

The more one gardens, the more one learns; and the more one learns the more one realizes how little one knows.
I suppose the whole of life is like that...
~ Vita Sackville-West

For love of gardening is a seed that once sown never dies, but always grows and grows to an enduring and ever-increasing source of happiness.
~ Gertrude Jekyll

In his way the gardener is an artist, but his art is unique.
Paint a picture, and it may be finished within weeks... but a gardener's work is never complete.
~ Gardens, Architectural Digest

Not a gardener has crossed my path whose work or advice has not in some way enriched me, and each encounter has created an indelible bond of friendship, of experience shared.
~ Pamela Jones

All my hurts
My garden spade can heal.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

Gardening gives me fun and health and knowledge.
It gives me laughter and colour.
It gives me pictures of almost incredible beauty.
~ John F. Kenyon

Each one has his own most real thing. Mine is the garden. And the best I can wish for any one is that he may have a garden of his own, a little garden in which, through work and sweet imaginings he may find a creative happiness unknown to those without this dear possession.
~ Louisa Yeomans Kings

Humorous Gardening Quotes

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

Plants are like people: they're all different and a little bit strange.
~ John Kehoe

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

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