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Gardens were before gardeners, and but some hours after the earth.
The most important thing a garden needs is the shadow of a gardener.
Working in garden is like digging knowledge from the earth.
Everybody's got plants, but most are just growing weeds. The cultivated have greater gardens, finer and gaudier gardens.
A garden is an awful responsibility. You never know what you may be aiding to grow in it.
The gardener gives us roses, not gardeners.
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.
There can be no other occupation like gardening in which, if you were to creep up behind someone at their work, you would find them smiling.
I like to think of myself as a natural gardener.
Gardening is in large measure a phenomenon of attention.
In some Native languages the term for plants translates to "those who take care of us.
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.
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.
Gardening is the only unquestionably useful job.
Gardening is an active participation in The deepest mysteries of the universe.
Gardening is an art form, but it has lost its sense of history.
We are all farmers tending a little part of the Lord's vineyard.
For a garden is a mistress, and gardening is a blend of all the arts, and if it is not the death of me, sooner or later, I shall be much surprised.
I'm pretty good at gardening. It consumes my time, and it feels like I'm doing something constructive.
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.
Gardening is peaceful, yet there is a great element of failure. It's the perfect metaphor for life
a lot of pleasure, then it's over. There's great satisfaction in tending something, feeling it needs you, even if it's just a plant on your windowsill.
Gardening has compensations out of all proportion to its goals. It is creation in the pure sense.
I am intrigued by writers who garden and gardeners who write. The pen and the trowel are not interchangeable, but seem often linked.
The language of gardening fuels the senses: talk with your hands, observe with your ears and listen with your eyes.
The real wealth of a good gardener is not his salary but the marvellous flowers he is raising in the garden!
Tend your own garden: savor the blossoms, trim the weeds.
Gardening transcends everything that otherwise divides us.
How deeply seated in the human heart is the liking for gardens and gardening.
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.
Compared to gardeners, I think it is generally agreed that others understand very little about anything of consequence.
Gardening is the purest human pleasure. Francis Bacon
Gardeners produce flowers that are delicious dreams, and others too that are like nightmares.
The love of gardening is a seed once sown that never dies.
I thought I'd love to be a gardener because I grew up with a vegetable garden and I love being close to the Earth and growing things. At my home in L.A., I have a great garden and I grow all kinds of things. I even have a worm farm! The worms help create organic compost out of kitchen scraps.
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.
Gardening is not a rational act.
A gardener's work is never at an end; it begins with the year and continues to the next.
Gardening?is one of the most underrated aspects of diplomacy.
-I was a doctor, remember?
-For plants. I was a nurse. For people.
Show me your garden and I shall tell you what you are.
Gardening always has been an art, essentially.
Successful gardening is not necessarily a question of wealth, it is a question of love, taste, and knowledge.
The fact is that gardening, more than most of our other activities except sometimes love-making, confronts us with the inexplicable.
Come, my spade; there is no ancient gentlemen but gardeners, ditchers, and gravemakers; they hold up Adam's profession.
Let us cultivate our garden.
They set great store by their gardens ... Their studie and deligence herein commeth not only of pleasure, but also of a certain strife and contention ... concerning the trimming, husbanding, and furnishing of their gardens; everye man or his owne parte.
The grower of trees, the gardener, the man born to farming, whose hands reach into the ground and sprout, to him the soil is a divine drug. He enters into death yearly, and comes back rejoicing. He has seen the light lie down in the dung heap, and rise again in the corn.
The true gardener, like an artist, is never satisfied.
It is up to us to cultivate our garden.
With the advent of spring and beginning of the new harvest season the creators of abundance, our peasants, come out to the fields to sow with good aspirations and hopes.
You can put a gardener behind the wheel, but you can't keep her eyes off the landscape.
One of the pleasures of being a gardener comes from the enjoyment you get looking at other people's yards.
The work of a garden bears visible fruits-in a world where most of our labours seem suspiciously meaningless.
Who will tend the farm museums who will dust the day belongings?
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.
Life conspires to plant us in the funniest of gardens where the trees need an especial form of tending
Gardens were meant to be seen, smelled, walked through, grubbed in. A hundred objective measurements didn't sum the worth of a garden; only the delight of its users did that.
The genius of reading and of gardening are antagonistic, like resinous and vitreous electricity. One is concentrative in sparks and shocks: the other is diffuse strength; so that each disqualifies its workman for the other's duties.
The trouble with gardening is that is does not remain an avocation. It becomes an obsession.
Some people write string quartets, some grow lettuce and tomatoes. There have to be a few who build railroad stations,
Gardeners work with an ever-receding ideal of perfection; no sooner is something growing well than they see how to place it better or give it a better neighbor. To other's eyes, all may look as well as could be expected, but a good gardener's eye sees more to be improved.
and teachers teach
and tailors mend
and preachers preach
and barbers trim
and chauffeurs haul
and parents get to do it all.
Nature soon takes over if the gardener is absent.
I cultivate my flowers and burn my weeds.
A garden is a grand teacher. It teaches patience and careful watchfulness; it teaches industry and thrift; above all it teaches entire trust.
One becomes a gardener by becoming a gardener.
Like editing, gardening requires infinite patience; it requires an essential selflessness, and optimism.
A garden is a public service and having one a public duty. It is a man's contribution to the community.
a vocation accursed of heaven, since one never saw a millionaire involved in it.
I am an advocate of horticulture and higher-education for sluts.
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.
Each year the big garden grew smaller and Jane - who grew flowers by choice, not corn or stringbeans - worked at the vegetables more than I did. Each winter I dreamed crops, dreamed marvels of canning ... and each summer I largely failed. Shamefaced, I planted no garden at all.
The Lord grant we may all be tillers of the soil.
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.
Gardening has a magical quality when you are a child.
I'm really into gardening.
Gardening is learning, learning, learning. That's the fun of them. You're always learning.
Most folks probably think that gardens only get tended when they're blooming. But most folks would be wrong.
I also like to garden. I grow things, vegetables, flowers ... I particularly like orchids. I raise orchids.
The less help you have in a garden the more yours it is.
The glory of gardening: hands in the dirt, head in the sun, heart with nature. To nurture a garden is to feed not just on the body, but the soul.
No occupation is so delightful to me as the culture of the earth, no culture comparable to that of the garden ... But though an old man, I am but a young gardener.
Working in a garden calms me down.
I was a landscaper for three years and loved it.
Gardening simply does not allow one to be mentally old, because too many hopes and dreams are yet to be realized.
People in England who do not like gardening are very few, and of the few there are, many do not own to it, knowing that they might just as well own to having been in prison, or got drunk at Buckingham Palace.
in a short essay I wrote in 1991, Gardening As Agriculture. In that essay I asserted that gardening should be recognized as a serious and important form of agriculture that functions as an incubator for new farmers and farming methods.
A gardener who cultivates his own garden with his own hands, unites in his own person the three different characters, of landlord, farmer, and labourer. His produce, therefore, should pay him the rent of the first, the profit of the second, and the wages of the third.
Garden making, like gardening itself, concerns the relationship of the human being to his natural surroundings.
Many attempt to harvest what was never planted.
We may think we are nurturing our garden, but of course
it's our garden that is really nurturing us.
Tools of many kinds and well chosen, are one of the joys of a garden.
Among gardeners, enthusiasm and experience rarely exist in equal measures. The beginner dreams of home-grown bouquets and baskets of ripe fruit, the veteran of many seasons has learned to expect slugs, mildew, and frost.
As to the garden, it seems to me its chief fruit is-blackbirds.
It takes a loyal gardener to tend roses.
It is not the gardener that makes the garden. It is the garden that makes the gardener.
I love being in my garden. I don't plant a lot of exotic flora, but I do spend a lot of time outside doing manual labour.
Watching gardeners label their plants
I vow with all beings
to practice the old horticulture
and let plants identify me.
Gardens and flowers have a way of bringing people together, drawing them from their homes.
I am very happy in second-hand bookshops; would a gardener not be happy in a garden?