A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in.
We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorn bushes have roses.
The love of gardening is a seed once sown that never dies.
There are no gardening mistakes, only experiments.
Janet Kilburn Phillips
Everyone is nice till the cow gets into the garden.
Funny Irish Saying
"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly. "One must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower."
Hans Christian Andersen
A good garden may have some weeds.
A garden is never so good as it will be next year.
You can bury a lot of troubles digging in the dirt.
A garden is a grand teacher. It teaches patience and careful watchfulness; it teaches industry and thrift; above all it teaches entire trust.
A garden is to be a world unto itself, it had better make room for the darker shades of feeling as well as the sunny ones.
A single rose can be my garden - a single friend, my world.
A garden must combine the poetic and he mysterious with a feeling of serenity and joy.
If you would be happy all your life, plant a garden.
Our bodies are our gardens to which our wills are gardeners.