Gardening Quotes, Sayings about Gardens

Remember that children, marriages, and flower gardens reflect the kind of care they get.
– H. Jackson Brown Jr.

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

Time spent amongst trees is never wasted time.
– Katrina Mayer

Why try to explain miracles to your kids when you can just have them plant a garden.
Robert Brault

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

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

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

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

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

You need patience to be a good gardener. If you don’t have patience, and you stick with gardening, it will teach you patience.”
– Bill Turull Jr.


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

Gardening is a matter of your enthusiasm holding up until your back gets used to it.

Gardening is cheaper than therapy and you get tomatoes.

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

Show me your garden and I shall tell you what you are.
– Alfred Austin

My garden is my most beautiful masterpiece.
– Claude Monet

The earth laughs in flowers.
Ralph Waldo Emerson


Don’t forget to stop and smell the flowers.

Submitted by: DAVE COLSON on July 24, 2013

To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow.
– Audrey Hepburn

A gardener is a person who believes in tomorrow.

Submitted by: The Organic Boy on January 19, 2013

A person who thinks tomatoes grow on trees has in fact never been to a garden once.

Submitted by: Patrick S. Michael on November 27, 2012

By plucking her petals, You do not gather the beauty of the flower.
Rabindranath Tagore

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