Gardens Quotes

The kiss of the sun for pardon, The song of the birds for mirth, One is nearer God’s heart in a garden Than anywhere else on earth.
– Dorothy Frances Gurney

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A garden was the primitive prison, till man with Promethean felicity and boldness, luckily sinned himself out of it.
– Charles Lamb

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Take thy plastic spade, It is thy pencil; take thy seeds, thy plants, They are thy colours.
– William Mason

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I know that if odour were visible, as colour is, I’d see the summer garden in rainbow clouds.
– Robert Bridges

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There is no gardening without humility. Nature is constantly sending even its oldest scholars to the bottom of the class for some egregious blunder.
– Alfred Austin

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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.
– Mirabel Osler

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Just because you’ve only got houseplants doesn’t mean you don’t have the gardening spirit – I look upon myself as an indoor gardener.
– Sara Moss

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Our England is a garden,and such gardens are not made By singing: – “Oh, how beautiful!” and sitting in the shade.
– Rudyard Kipling

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Some keep the Sabbath going to Church, I keep it staying at Home With a bobolink for a Chorister, And an Orchard, for a Dome.
– Emily Dickinson

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It is utterly forbidden to be half-hearted about gardening. You have got to love your garden whether you like it or not.
– W.C. Sellar

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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.
– H. Fred Ale

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