Top 20 Garden Quotes

Top 20 Garden Quotes

Oct 23rd 2023

We have compiled our top favorite gardening quotes. Explore a delightful compilation of inspiring garden quotes that celebrate the beauty, serenity, and joy of gardens.

  1. "The glory of gardening: hands in the dirt, head in the sun, heart with nature. To nurture a garden is to feed not just the body, but the soul." —Alfred Austin
  2. "Everything that slows us down and forces patience, everything that sets us back into the slow circles of nature, is a help. Gardening is an instrument of grace." —May Sarton
  3. "If you are not killing plants, you are not really stretching yourself as a gardener." —J.C. Raulston
  4. "God made rainy days so gardeners could get the housework done." —Anonymous
  5. "To plant a garden is to dream of tomorrow." —Audrey Hepburn
  6. "There are no gardening mistakes, only experiments." —Janet Kilburn Phillips
  7. "The garden suggests there might be a place where we can meet nature halfway." —Michael Pollan
  8. "I like gardening—it's a place where I find myself when I need to lose myself." – Alice Sebold
  9. "A garden is a grand teacher. It teaches patience and careful watchfulness; it teaches industry and thrift; above all it teaches entire trust." – Gertrude Jekyll
  10. "Gardening simply does not allow one to be mentally old, because too many hopes and dreams are yet to be realized." – Allan Armitage
  11. "The love of gardening is a seed once sown that never dies." – Gertrude Jekyll
  12. "To forget how to dig the earth and to tend the soil is to forget ourselves." – Mahatma Gandhi
  13. "It is only the farmer who faithfully plants seeds in the Spring, who reaps a harvest in the Autumn." – B.C. Forbes
  14. "Garden as though you will live forever." – William Kent
  15. "A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in." – Greek proverb
  16. "Gardening is how I relax. It's another form of creating and playing with colors." – Oscar de la Rentawn
  17. "There are always flowers for those who want to see them." – Henri Matisse
  18. "If you've never experienced the joy of accomplishing more than you can imagine, plant a garden." – Robert Brault
  19. "Flowers always make people better, happier, and more helpful; they are sunshine, food and medicine for the soul." – Luther Burbank
  20. "The best time to plant a tree was 25 years ago. The second-best time to plant a tree is today." – Eliud Kipchoge