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Short Garden Poems

As Abram L. Urban once said, "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." We hope you enjoy the poetry!

Share this poetry with members of your garden club or someone who has the passion of planting. Find inspiration in the verses. As Gertrude Jekyll said, "The love of gardening is a seed once sown that never dies."

Featured Poem
Trees
Poet - Joyce Kilmer

I think that I shall never see
A poem lovely as a tree.

A tree whose hungry mouth is prest
Against the earth's sweet flowing breast;

A tree that looks at God all day,
And lifts her leafy arms to pray;

A tree that may in Summer wear
A nest of robins in her hair;

Upon whose bosom snow has lain;
Who intimately lives with rain.

Poems are made by fools like me,
But only God can make a tree.




Remember, Gardening is a way of showing that you believe in tomorrow.


Past featured short garden poems:


Woodman Spare That Tree A poem about not cutting down the trees that hold special memories for us.

Two Little Ladybugs This poetry is especially fun to read to children and have them do finger actions to the verses.

My Garden Is A Pleasant Place Reading the verses of the poetry will allow you to visit the poet's garden, as you visualize the reality of her words. Gardens could be considered sanctuaries.

Who Loves A Garden - Two short poems by poet, Louise Seymour Jones. Reading the verses of these poems expresses the poets love of the garden.

Autumn Oracle - Autumn a time to rake the leaves, a time to clean up the garden, and, a time of reflection. Enjoy this short poem by Laura Lee Randall which describes this season in its verses.

On the Grasshopper and the Cricket - Poet, John Keats, who lived from 1795–1821, had a way with words. Enjoy this short poem, On the Grasshopper and the Cricket. Plus enjoy other verses and

Unharvested - Enjoy the love of nature that the poet shares with us in his poem.

I Saw God Wash The World - Enjoy this short poem, I Saw God Wash The World, written by poet, William L. Stidger

Nobody Knows This Little Rose - Poet Emily Dickinson expresses her thoughts on roses in this short poem.

Results and Roses - Poetry that uses the anology of gardening preparation to drive home the point that to get results you need to work.

Within My Garden Rides a Bird - Two short poems about hummingbirds

Poems about Lawns - A collection of short poems about lawns

Legend of the Butterfly - As you read the verses of the poem may they remind you the magic of the butterfly

Verses on Gardening and Frugal - A collection of verses on gardening and frugal for you to reflect on.

Who Makes a Garden - May the pleasures of your garden be seen in the verses

Growing Poems - Short poetry about growing your own vegetables

Spring - One of the best times of the year, Spring! Enjoy these short poems expressing the poets views about Spring

There Is Another Sky - Emily Dickinson a very famous poet who lived in the 1800s wrote this short poetry.

Autumn -The Poet expresses her thoughts about autumn and draws comparsion to life in her words

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