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" I like the physical activity of gardening. It's kind of thrilling. I do a lot of weeding. "
" Let us not forget that the cultivation of the earth is the most important labor of man. When tillage begins, other arts will follow. The farmers, therefore, are the founders of civilization. "
" I'm not surfing much anymore, but I love hiking and gardening, and I'm always wearing a hat and sunblock. "
" I don't care about the length of anything I play, as long as it's a good character. "
" The space and light up there in Norfolk is wonderfully peaceful. I find myself doing funny things like gardening, and cooking, which I rarely do in London. "
" Gardening has just sort of grown on me. I find it therapeutic. And I like smelly things. "
" A flower falls, even though we love it; and a weed grows, even though we do not love it. "
" 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. "
" My neighbour asked if he could use my lawnmower and I told him of course he could, so long as he didn't take it out of my garden. "
" All gardening is landscape painting. "
" I love things that are indescribable, like the taste of an avocado or the smell of a gardenia. "
" Fertilizer does no good in a heap, but a little spread around works miracles all over. "
Richard Brinsley Sheridan
" 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. "
" It is only the farmer who faithfully plants seeds in the Spring, who reaps a harvest in the Autumn. "
B. C. Forbes
" If I'm in theatre, cinema doesn't even cross my mind. Similarly when I'm making a film, theatre doesn't cross my mind. "
" The things that I've enjoyed most are not really science fiction. They are not much fun to make because there are so many toys involved. They are fun for directors who like toys, like Ridley Scott, but they are not a lot of fun to make. A lot of hanging around, changing this and that. "
" I grew up at my grandmother's house, and she had a beautiful garden. I used to hate mowing the lawn and weeding, which is what you do when you're a kid. I loathe gardening, but I love gardens, and I have two beautiful gardens. "
" My passion for gardening may strike some as selfish, or merely an act of resignation in the face of overwhelming problems that beset the world. It is neither. I have found that each garden is just what Voltaire proposed in Candide: a microcosm of a just and beautiful society. "
" I love Michel Roux, Jr., and James Martin - the chefs who are experts in their own right, like Rick Stein on fish. But I don't watch them very much because I don't think it's fair for my husband to be in a total food environment all the time! So we watch programmes about gardening more. "
" If you build up the soil with organic material, the plants will do just fine. "
" I am not an enormous believer in research being the be-all and end-all. I get suspicious when I read about actors spending six months in a clinic, say, in order to play someone who is sick. "
" Remember that children, marriages, and flower gardens reflect the kind of care they get. "
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
" Very early, I thought I would go into music, but I was aware that it would bring a set of obstacles I didn't find particularly attractive. Also, I'm not a great performer! For a while, I thought I would do something in landscape gardening. But it was always fashion for me. "
" A weed is a plant that has mastered every survival skill except for learning how to grow in rows. "
" It will never rain roses: when we want to have more roses we must plant more trees. "
" At home, I relax by gardening, or just pottering. "
" To dwell is to garden. "
" Trees and plants always look like the people they live with, somehow. "
Zora Neale Hurston
" My extravagance is my garden - it's the first thing I look at every morning when I wake up. It gives me so much pleasure. "
" In search of my mother's garden, I found my own. "
" One lifetime is never enough to accomplish one's horticultural goals. If a garden is a site for the imagination, how can we be very far from the beginning? "
Francis Cabot Lowell