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" The more help a person has in his garden, the less it belongs to him. "
W. H. Davies
" Working with plants, trees, fences and walls, if they practice sincerely they will attain enlightenment. "
" A weed is a plant that has mastered every survival skill except for learning how to grow in rows. "
" From plants that wake when others sleep, from timid jasmine buds that keep their odour to themselves all day, but when the sunlight dies away let the delicious secret out to every breeze that roams about. "
" Gardening is not my thing. You're digging in the dirt, and then a couple of months later, something happens. "
" Trees and plants always look like the people they live with, somehow. "
Zora Neale Hurston
" Garden as though you will live forever. "
" Every time I imagine a garden in an architectural setting, it turns into a magical place. I think of gardens I have seen, that I believe I have seen, that I long to see, surrounded by simple walls, columns, arcades or the facades of buildings - sheltered places of great intimacy where I want to stay for a long time. "
" I don't see my artist friends as any more neurotic or addiction-prone than the others. The roommates I have had who were into triathlons or environmentalism were just as crazy as the poets, just as prone to tears over gardening or air conditioners, just as ready to kite a cheque or binge on cookie dough. "
" Gardens are not made by singing 'Oh, how beautiful,' and sitting in the shade. "
" 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. "
" Gardening is a working meditation for me. It helps me remember process, and it helps me remember patience. "
" If a tree dies, plant another in its place. "
" I've always felt that having a garden is like having a good and loyal friend. "
C. Z. Guest
" No occupation is so delightful to me as the culture of the earth, and no culture comparable to that of the garden. "
" I have to keep up with the scientific literature as part of my job, but increasingly I found myself reading things that weren't really relevant to my academic work, but were relevant to gardening. "
" 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. "
" There is nothing I like better at the end of a hot summer's day than taking a short walk around the garden. You can smell the heat coming up from the earth to meet the cooler night air. "
" The cottage garden; most for use designed, Yet not of beauty destitute. "
" If you build up the soil with organic material, the plants will do just fine. "
" 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. "
" 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. "
" Being in this fine mood, I spoke to a little boy, whom I saw playing alone in the road, asking him what he was going to be when he grew up. Of course I expected to hear him say a sailor, a soldier, a hunter, or something else that seems heroic to childhood, and I was very much surprised when he answered innocently, 'A man.' "
W. H. Davies
" As long as I love Beauty I am young. "
W. H. Davies
" 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
" A man has made at least a start on discovering the meaning of human life when he plants shade trees under which he knows full well he will never sit. "
D. Elton Trueblood
" It is a golden maxim to cultivate the garden for the nose, and the eyes will take care of themselves. "
Robert Louis Stevenson
" Rock 'n' Roll, no roses or gardening. "
" And forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair. "
" I don't hold that everybody has to love fashion. Some people like gardening. "
" I am sure that if you plant the trees back again, it will do nothing but good. "