H. Fred Ale
My green thumb came only as a result of the mistakes I made while learning to see things from the plant's point of view.
George Bernard Shaw
The best place to seek God is in a garden. You can dig for him there.
Our England is a garden, and such gardens are not made by singing, "Oh, how beautiful!" and sitting in the shade.
Henry David Thoreau
Gardening is civil and social, but it wants the vigor and freedom of the forest and the outlaw.
Gardening requires lots of water -- most of it in the form of perspiration.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have not yet been discovered.
A garden is always a series of losses set against a few triumphs, like life itself.
Mohandas K. Gandhi
To forget how to dig the earth and to tend the soil is to forget ourselves.
My garden will never make me famous, I'm a horticultural ignoramus.
Sir Walter Scott
Nothing is more the child of art than a garden.
Douglas William Jerrold
Earth is here so kind, that just tickle her with a hoe and she laughs with a harvest.
We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorn bushes have roses.
Janet Kilburn Phillips
There are no gardening mistakes, only experiments.
Those who labour in the earth are the chosen people of God .
Gardening is the art that uses flowers and plants as paint, and the soil and sky as canvas.
The greatest gift of the garden is the restoration of the five senses.
The garden suggests there might be a place where we can meet nature halfway.
Christian Nevell Bovee
To cultivate a garden is to walk with God.
The garden is a metaphor for life, and gardening is a symbol of the spiritual path.