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" A person cannot love a plant after he has pruned it, then he has either done a poor job or is devoid of emotion. "
Liberty Hyde Bailey
" I read, go for walks and I love to garden. My hands are such a mess. People think I should have movie star hands, but they're just gardening ones. Always slightly grubby and with a bit of dirt under the fingernails. "
" I like solitary pursuits, such as reading or pottering about in the garden. "
" And forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair. "
" How deeply seated in the human heart is the liking for gardens and gardening. "
" I loved to get all dusty and ride horses and plant potatoes and cotton. "
" Everyone wants instant everything, and they want instant success, but I always think you should treat things in the arts like a garden, and let them grow. "
" I like gardening - it's a place where I find myself when I need to lose myself. "
" God Almighty first planted a garden. And indeed, it is the purest of human pleasures. "
" Overall, the anarchy was the most creative of all periods of Japanese culture for in it there appeared the greatest landscape painting, the culmination of the skill of landscape gardening and the arts of flower arrangement, and the No drama. "
J. M. Roberts
" My life has been a continuous fulfillment of dreams. It appears that everything I saw and did has a new, and perhaps, more significant meaning, every time I see it. The earth is good. It is a privilege to live thereon. "
Liberty Hyde Bailey
" Trees and plants always look like the people they live with, somehow. "
Zora Neale Hurston
" Every decade needs its own manual of handicraft. "
Liberty Hyde Bailey
" There is some risk to increase birth defects if you do a lot of outdoor gardening when you are pregnant. That can increase rates of toxoplasmosis. "
" Without doubt, without hesitation, I choose gardening over the gym. I can't stand going to the gym. It doesn't appeal to me at all. Give me gardening every time. "
" Well I do find the beauty in animals. I find beauty everywhere. I find beauty in my garden. "
" I adore gardening and plan to take it up properly when I have a bit more time on my hands. Until then, I love pottering in garden centres. I'm totally low maintenance. I don't ask for fancy plants, just basic, long-lasting shrubs that look nice. But I am particular about flowers. "
" When I go into the garden, I forget everything. It's uncomplicated in my world of gardening. It's trial and error, really. If something doesn't work, it comes out, and you start all over again. "
" We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough? "
" I love planting. I love digging holes, putting plants in, tapping them in. And I love weeding, but I don't like tidying up the garden afterwards. "
" I still love farming and gardening and things like that in the summertime. "
" Do you know that charming part of our country which has been called the garden of France - that spot where, amid verdant plains watered by wide streams, one inhales the purest air of heaven? "
Alfred de Vigny
" I've always loved the woods, and I've always loved gardening and a lot of solitude and quiet. "
" Exercise your creative muscles all the time, either through classes or through other artistic avenues like painting or dancing or even gardening, staying active and being creative so that when opportunities do come up, you are in a position to take advantage of them. "
" I think we all have a dream of what it would be like not to work and grow heirloom tomatoes, and I do have that dream. It would be lovely. I do love gardening and all of that, but I do love my work. "
" I find myself listening to Talk Talk on repeat while I'm doing gardening in upstate New York. Their music is so languid, and I just love his voice. "
" Against her ankles as she trod The lucky buttercups did nod. "
" I could happily lean on a gate all the livelong day, chatting to passers-by about the wind and the rain. I do a lot of gate-leaning while I am supposed to be gardening; instead of hoeing, I lean on the gate, stare at the vegetable beds and ponder. "
" One of the least arduous but most productive of gardening jobs, the magic of deadheading never fails to delight me. It was a revelation when the principle was explained to me: that flowers are the attempt by the plant to reproduce itself. So if you cut the heads off before the flower turns into seeds, the plant will continue to flower. "
" You have to get up and plant the seed and see if it grows, but you can't just wait around, you have to water it and take care of it. "
" The secret of improved plant breeding, apart from scientific knowledge, is love. "