Gardening Quotes

Be inspired by these gardening quotes. Find encouragement from people who have a love of gardening from these quotes.

"Earth laughs in flowers."
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Smile  |



"Gardens are not made by sitting in the shade."
Rudyard Kipling
Action  |



"When I go into my garden with a spade, and dig a bed, I feel such an exhilaration and health that I discover that I have been defrauding myself all this time in letting others do what I should have done with my own hands."
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Health  |



"Kind hearts are the garden, kind thoughts are the root, kind words are the blossoms, kind deeds are the fruit."
John Ruskin
Kindness   |



"When you have only two pennies left in the world, buy a loaf of bread with one, and a lily with the other."
Chinese Proverb
Proverbs  |



"Bread feeds the body, indeed, but flowers feed also the soul."
Author Unknown
Inspirational   |



"When at last I took the time to look into the heart of a flower, it opened up a whole new world; a world where every country walk would be an adventure, where every garden would become an enchanted one."
Princess Grace of Monaco
Time  |



"No occupation is so delightful to me as the culture of the earth, and no culture comparable to that of the garden. But though an old man, I am but a young gardener."
Thomas Jefferson
Earth Day   |



"Flowers are lovely; love is flower-like. Friendship is a sheltering tree."
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Friendship   |



"An addiction to gardening is not all bad when you consider all the other choices in life."
Cora Lea Bell
Choices   |



"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."
H. Fred Ale
Mistake   |



"One of the most delightful things about a garden is the anticipation it provides."
W.E. Johns
Motivational  |



"God almighty first planted a garden: and, indeed, it is the purest of human pleasure."
Francis Bacon
Christian Poems   |



"If dandelions were hard to grow, they would be most welcome on any lawn."
Andrew Mason
Humor   |



"I have never had so many good ideas day after day as when I worked in the garden."
John Erskine
Work  |



"I'd rather have roses on my table than diamonds on my neck."
Emma Goldman
Wealth  |



"In the garden the door is always open into the holy - growth, birth, death. Every flower holds the whole mystery in its short cycle, and in the garden we are never far away from death, the fertilizing, good, creative death."
May Sarton
Thought Provoking  |



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



"He who plants a garden, plants happiness."
Chinese Proverb
Happiness  |



"You can bury a lot of troubles digging in the dirt."
Author Unknown
Trouble   |



"Earth is here so kind, that just tickle her with a hoe and she laughs with a harvest."
Douglas William Jerrold
Abundance  |



"Gardening requires a lot of water - most of it in the form of perspiration."
Lou Erickson
Positive  |



"Old Gardeners Never Die, They Just Spade Away."
Author Unknown
Poems about Life  |



"There can be no other occupation like gardening in which, if you were to creep up behind someone at their work, you would find them smiling."
Mirabel Osler
Lifestyle   |



"A garden is never so good as it will be next year."
Thomas Cooper
Short Garden Poems   |



"The best place to seek God is in a garden. You can dig for Him there."
George Bernard Shaw
Who Loves A Garden   |



"The work of a garden bears visible fruits - in a world where most of our labours seem suspiciously meaningless."
Pat Brown
Irish Blessings   |



"Give weeds an inch and they'll take your yard."
Author Unknown
Environment  |



"Flowers are the sweetest thing God ever made, and forgot to put a soul into."
Henry Ward Beecher
Thoughtful   |



"The greatest gift of the garden is the restoration of the five senses."
Hanna Rion
Hope   |

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