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A garden is a grand teacher ... above all it teaches entire trust.
A garden is to be enjoyed, and should satisfy the mind and not only the eye of the beholder. Sounds such as the rustle of bamboo and the dripping of water, scents and sensations such as grass or gravel or stone underfoot, appeal to the emotions and play a part in the total impression.
Gardening is about communication, relationships, routines and life-enrichment. Gardens are places that connect us to the seasons and the life cycle. They're a vehicle for talking about esoteric and - as far as TV goes - alien topics such as beauty and fulfilment.
One does not begin to make a garden until he wants a garden. To want a garden is to be interested in plants, in the winds and rains, in birds and insects, in the warm-smelling earth.
How fair is a garden amid the toils and passions of existence.
I work at my garden all the time and with love. What I need most are flowers, always. My heart is forever in Giverny.
My passion for gardening may strike some as selfish, or merely an act of resignation in the face of overwhelming problems that beset the world. It is neither. I have found that each garden is just what Voltaire proposed in Candide: a microcosm of a just and beautiful society.
A garden is a friend you can visit any time.
One of the greatest virtues of gardening is this perpetual renewal of youth and spring, of promise of flower and fruit that can always be read in the open book of the garden, by those with an eye to see, and a mind to understand.
The love of gardening is a seed once sown that never dies.
A garden should feel like a walk in the woods.
To dwell is to garden.
A gardener is never shut out from his garden, wherever he may be. Its comfort never fails. Though the city may close about him, and the grime and soot descend upon him, he can still wander in his garden, does he but close his eyes.
To cultivate a garden is ... to go hand in hand with Nature in some of her most beautiful processes ...
A garden always has a point.
Gardening transcends everything that otherwise divides us.
Gardens are our link with the divine.
How deeply seated in the human heart is the liking for gardens and gardening.
The garden, historically, is the place where all the senses are exploited. Not just the eye, but the ear - with water, with birds. And there is texture, too, in plants you long to touch.
How much the making of a garden, no matter how small, adds to the joy of living, only those who practice the arts and the science can know.
Gardens were weeded and watered and
The most beautiful garden is always the one that we have made it with our own efforts!
The glory of the garden lies in more than meets the eye.
One must first seek to love plants and nature, and then to cultivate that happy peace of mind which is satisfied with little. He will be happier if he has no rigid and arbitrary ideals, for gardens are coquettish, particularly with the novice.
If you look the right way, you can see that the whole world is a garden.
A garden that one makes oneself becomes associated with one's personal history and that of one's friends, interwoven with one's tastes, preferences and character and constitutes a sort of unwritten autobiography.
All through the long winter, I dream of my garden. On the first day of spring, I dig my fingers deep into the soft earth. I can feel its energy, and my spirits soar.
The most important thing a garden needs is the shadow of a gardener.
I long for my garden to be complete. Working in it is one of my joys, but it will never be finished because it's forever changing with the seasons.
Gardens ... should be like lovely, well-shaped girls: all curves, secret corners, unexpected deviations, seductive surprises and then still more curves.
A garden is an awful responsibility. You never know what you may be aiding to grow in it.
Of all human activities, apart from the procreation of children, gardening is the most optimistic and hopeful. The gardener is by definition one who plans for and believes and trusts in a future, whether in the short or the longer term.
Let us cultivate our garden.
In the creation of a garden, the architect invites the partnership of the Kingdom of Nature. In a beautiful garden the majesty of nature is ever present, but it is nature reduced to human proportions and thus transformed into the most efficient haven against the aggressiveness of contemporary life.
A garden is not a matter of life or death. It is far more important than that.
It is up to us to cultivate our garden.
Garden making, like gardening itself, concerns the relationship of the human being to his natural surroundings.
Gardening is really an extended form of reading, of history and philosophy. The garden itself has become like writing a book. I walk around and walk around. Apparently people often see me standing there and they wave to me and I don't see them because I am reading the landscape.
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.
I love old gardens best- tired old garden that rest in the sun.
A garden has this advantage, that it makes it indifferent where you live. A well-laid garden makes the face of the country of no account; let that be low or high, grand or mean, you have made a beautiful abode worthy of man.
The garden suggests there might be a place where we can meet nature halfway.
A garden isn't meant to be useful. It's for joy.
Rumer Godden found in Power of Simple Living by Ellyn Sanna
The garden is a world filled with secrets. Slowly, I see more each day. The black pines twist and turn to form graceful shapes, while the moss is a carpet of green that invites you to sit by the pond. Even the stone lanterns, which dimly light the way at night, allow you to see only so much.
By a garden is meant mystically a place of spiritual repose, stillness, peace, refreshment, delight.
A garden is a public service and having one a public duty. It is a man's contribution to the community.
A garden is a result of an arrangement of natural materials according to aesthetic laws; interwoven throughout are the artist's outlook on life, his past experiences, his affections, his attempts, his mistakes and his successes.
In search of my mother's garden, I found my own.
If I happen to come across a garden these days, I burst into bloom.
The garden is a metaphor for life, and gardening is a symbol of the spiritual path.
The farmer and the gardener are both busy, the gardener perhaps the more excitable of the two, for he is more of the amateur, concerned with the creation of beauty rather than with the providing of food. Gardening is a luxury occupation; an ornament, not a necessity, of life.
To find the right things, we'll need to go to the garden.
I associate the garden with the whole experience of being alive, and so, there is nothing in the range of human experience that is separate from what the garden can signify in its eagerness and its insistence, and in its driving energy to live
to grow, to bear fruit.
Garden design theory explains, or should explain, the 'What, Where, Why and How' of making gardens.
The language of gardening fuels the senses: talk with your hands, observe with your ears and listen with your eyes.
If there's one thing I can say about my garden, it can always surprise me.
A garden really lives only insofar as it is an expression of faith, the embodiment of a hope and a song of praise.
A garden was one of the few thing in prison that one could control. To plant a seed, watch it grow, to tend it then harvest it, offered a simple but enduring satisfaction. The sense of being the custodian of this small patch of earth offered a taste of freedom.
Gardening is a humbling experience.
A modest garden contains, for those who know how to look and to wait, more instruction than a library.
Thou art fertile ground, and I will plant a garden in thee.
To cultivate a garden is to walk with God, to go hand in hand with nature in some of her most beautiful processes, to learn something of her choicest secrets, and to have a more intelligent interest awakened in the beautiful order of her works elsewhere.
From December to March, there are for many of us three gardens - the garden outdoors, the garden of pots and bowls in the house, and the garden of the mind's eye.
I thought I had finished with romantic adventures, but half-way through life and well past the age for losing one's heart, I was suddenly swept off my feet by a new love, a passionate, tyrannical, all-absorbing emotion: the love of a garden.
A garden is a symbol of man's arrogance, perverting nature to human ends ...
Where there's no gardener, there's no garden.
I don't have my own garden; we're on shale and in the woods. And if I did have a garden, the deer and chipmunks and squirrels and bears would eat everything anyway.
A garden is like those pernicious machineries which catch a man's coat-skirt or his hand, and draw in his arm, his leg , and his whole body to irresistible destruction.
The love of gardening is a seed that once sown never dies, but grows to the enduring happiness that the love of gardening gives.
What continues to astonish me about a garden is that you can walk past it in a hurry, see something wrong, stop to set it right, and emerge an hour or two later breathless, contented, and wondering what on earth happened.
Do you want to flourish in the garden of life? Life's gardeners pluck the weeds and care only for the productive plants.
Good garden of peas!
The gardener's work is never at at end; it begins with the year, and continues to the next: he prepares the ground, and then he sows it; after that he plants, and then he gathers the fruits ...
Because a garden mean constantly making choices, it offers almost limitless possibilities for surprise and satisfaction.
A garden is never so good as it will be next year.
Gardening is the greatest tonic and therapy a human being can have. Even if you have only a tiny piece of earth, you can create something beautiful, which we all have a great need for. If we begin by respecting plants, it's inevitable we'll respect people.
Life is a garden forever in flower.
Gardening is an active participation in The deepest mysteries of the universe.
Gardening is a madness, a folly that does not go away with age. Quite the contrary.
Garden: One of a vast number of free outdoor restaurants operated by charity-minded amateurs in an effort to provide healthful, balanced meals for insects, birds and animals.
One of the most important resources that a garden makes available for use, is the gardener's own body. A garden gives the body the dignity of working in its own support. It is a way of rejoining the human race.
Secret garden that morning, and in the midst of
Humphry Repton, the leading garden theorist of the nineteenth century, defined a garden as 'a piece of ground fenced off from cattle, and appropriated to the use and pleasure or man: it is, or ought to be, cultivated and enriched by art'.
We gardeners are healthy, joyous, natural creatures. We are practical, patient, optimistic. We declare our optimism every year, every season, with every act of planting.
I cultivate my garden, and my garden cultivates me.
By bringing a soulful consciousness to gardening sacred space can be created outdoors.
Inside each one of us is a beautiful flower garden. This is the garden of the soul. With each lesson we learn, the garden grows. As we learn together, our individual gardens form a tranquil paradise.
Working in the garden gives me something beyond the enjoyment of the senses. It gives me a profound feeling of inner peace.
In a way, a garden is the most useless of creations, the most slippery of creations: it is not like a painting or a piece of sculpture - it won't accrue value as time goes on. Time is its enemy' time passing is merely the countdown for the parting between garden and gardener.
A garden must be looked into, and dressed as the body.
Till your inner garden and your outer landscape will flourish
Today's gardens have become far more than things of beauty. And today's generation is fast finding out that backyards can be an extremely resourceful and powerful tool in not just providing food for the family but also a brilliant way of connecting children with the natural world.
Let no one think that real gardening is a bucolic and meditative occupation. It is an insatiable passion, like everything else to which a man gives his heart.
Gardens are made of darkness and light entwined.
This outward spring and garden are a reflection of the inward garden.
I have a garden of my own, But so with roses overgrown, And lilies, that you would it guess To be a little wilderness.
The garden has taught me to live, to appreciate the times when things are fallow and when they're not.
Gardening is akin to writing stories. No experience could have taught me more about grief or flowers, about achieving survival by going, your fingers in the ground, the limit of physical exhaustion.
The garden stretched out in a soft drift, colors jumbled any way, an unmade bed of red and yellow and pink. Then came the trees. Apple, plum, and the Japanese black pine.
Everyone can identify with a fragrant garden, with beauty of sunset, with the quiet of nature, with a warm and cozy cottage.