Gardening Quotes, Sayings about Gardens

Gardening simply does not allow one to be mentally old, because too many hopes and dreams are yet to be realized.
– Allan Armitage

No occupation is so delightful to me as the culture of the earth, and no culture comparable to that of the garden.
Thomas Jefferson

The best place to seek God is in a garden. You can dig for him there.
George Bernard Shaw

A weed is but an unloved flower.
– Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Gardening is the art that uses flowers and plants as paint, and the soil and sky as canvas.
– Elizabeth Murray

I love spring anywhere, but if I could choose I would always greet it in a garden.
– Ruth Stout

In the spring, at the end of the day, you should smell like dirt.
Margaret Atwood


I am more myself in a garden than anywhere else on Earth.
– Doug Green

A dried plant is nothing but a sign to plant a new one.
– Priyansh Shah

Gardening adds years to your life and life to your years.

When you increase the number of gardens, you increase the number of heavens too!
Mehmet Murat ildan

Pleasure for one hour, a bottle of wine. Pleasure for one year a marriage; but pleasure for a lifetime, a garden.
– Chinese Proverb

When one of my plants dies, I die a little inside too.
Terri Guillemets

He who plants a garden plants happiness. If you want to be happy for a lifetime, plant a garden.
– Chinese Proverb

Half the interest of a garden is the constant exercise of the imagination.
– Alice Morse Earle


A garden always gives back more than it receives.
– Mara Beamish

I like gardening – it’s a place where I find myself when I need to lose myself.
– Alice Sebold

The garden suggests there might be a place where we can meet nature halfway.
– Michael Pollan

If a tree dies, plant another in its place.
– Carl Linnaeus

I cultivate my garden, and my garden cultivates me.
Robert Brault

We come from the earth, we return to the earth, and in between we garden.

The love of gardening is a seed once sown that never dies.
– Gertrude Jekyll

Gardening is the purest of human pleasures.
Francis Bacon

Gardening is a humbling experience.
– Martha Stewart

Those who labor in the earth are the chosen people of God.
Thomas Jefferson


If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.
Marcus Tullius Cicero

All gardeners know better than other gardeners.
– Chinese Proverb

What is a weed? A weed is a plant whose virtues have not yet been discovered.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Gardening requires lots of water – most of it in the form of perspiration.
– Lou Erickson

What a man needs in gardening is a cast-iron back, with a hinge in it.
– Charles Dudley Warner

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