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" A brier rose whose buds yield fragrant harvest for the honey bee. "
Letitia Elizabeth Landon
" A flower falls, even though we love it; and a weed grows, even though we do not love it. "
" Against her ankles as she trod The lucky buttercups did nod. "
" A garden is a complex of aesthetic and plastic intentions; and the plant is, to a landscape artist, not only a plant - rare, unusual, ordinary or doomed to disappearance - but it is also a color, a shape, a volume or an arabesque in itself. "
Roberto Burle Marx
" A garden is a grand teacher. It teaches patience and careful watchfulness; it teaches industry and thrift; above all it teaches entire trust. "
" A garden must combine the poetic and the mysterious with a feeling of serenity and joy. "
" A garden requires patient labor and attention. Plants do not grow merely to satisfy ambitions or to fulfill good intentions. They thrive because someone expended effort on them. "
Liberty Hyde Bailey
" A generation before, it had been sagebrush and coyotes; a generation later, it was a burgeoning movie town. But for that brief idyllic time in 1910, Hollywood looked like the perfect place for a successful writer to settle down, build his dream house, and maybe do some gardening. "
" A lawn is nature under totalitarian rule. "
" All gardening is landscape painting. "
" 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
" And forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair. "
" 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
" As I grew steadily more comfortable in the kitchen, I found that, much like gardening, most cooking manages to be agreeably absorbing without being too demanding intellectually. It leaves plenty of mental space for daydreaming and reflection. "
" At home, I relax by gardening, or just pottering. "
" A weed is a plant that has mastered every survival skill except for learning how to grow in rows. "
" A weed is but an unloved flower. "
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
" Because I am really interested in gardening, I do really interesting plants, not even always flowers. And because I have grown them, I really know them like friends. I paint everything from exotic orchids to rosehips growing wild in a hedge. They just have to speak to me. "
" Behold, my friends, the spring is come; the earth has gladly received the embraces of the sun, and we shall soon see the results of their love! "
" By plucking her petals, you do not gather the beauty of the flower. "
" Cell culture is a little like gardening. You sit and you look at cells, and then you see something and say, 'You know, that doesn't look right'. "
" Clarity is the most important thing. I can compare clarity to pruning in gardening. You know, you need to be clear. If you are not clear, nothing is going to happen. You have to be clear. Then you have to be confident about your vision. And after that, you just have to put a lot of work in. "
Diane von Furstenberg
" Cooking and gardening involve so many disciplines: math, chemistry, reading, history. "
" Cooking, decorating, diet/self-help and gardening books are guilty pleasures and useful time fillers. "
" 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
" 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. "
" Everything that slows us down and forces patience, everything that sets us back into the slow circles of nature, is a help. Gardening is an instrument of grace. "
" 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. "
" 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. "
" Fertilizer does no good in a heap, but a little spread around works miracles all over. "
Richard Brinsley Sheridan
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