42+ Best Garden Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Garden a piece of land next to and belonging to a house, where flowers and other plants are grown, and often containing an area of grass. Inspirational garden quotes will brighten up your day and make you feel ready to take on anything.

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Famous Garden Quotes

Flowers always make people better, happier, and more helpful; they are sunshine, food, and medicine for the soul. Luther Burbank

A beautiful plant is like having a friend around the house. Beth Ditto

Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead. Good Morning Quote

There are no gardening mistakes, only experiments. Janet Kilburn Phillips

Little things seem nothing, but they give peace, like those meadow flowers which individually seem odorless but all together perfume the air.  Georges Bernanos

Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree. Martin Luther

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

Gardens are not made by singing ‘Oh, how beautiful,’ and sitting in the shade. Rudyard Kipling

Show me your garden and I shall tell you what you are. Alfred Austin

I love spring anywhere, but if I could choose I would always greet it in a garden. Ruth Stout

The flower which is single need not envy the thorns that are numerous.  Rabindranath Tagore

The best time to plant a tree was 25 years ago. The second best time to plant a tree is today. Eliud Kipchoge

A lawn is nature under totalitarian rule.  Michael Pollan

When the world wearies and society fails to satisfy, there is always the garden. Minnie Aumonier

Flowers are restful to look at. They have neither emotions nor conflicts Sigmund Freud

What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have never been discovered. Ralph Waldo Emerson

And forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair. Khalil Gibran

Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later. Og Mandino

Who loves a garden loves a greenhouse too.  William Cowper

If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need. Marcus Tullius Cicero

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

It will never rain roses: when we want to have more roses we must plant more trees. George Eliot

Help us to be ever faithful gardeners of the spirit, who know that without darkness nothing comes to birth, and without light nothing flowers.  May Sarton

We know we cannot plant seeds with closed fists. To sow, we must open our hands. Adolfo Perez Esquivel

From plants that wake when others sleep, from timid jasmine buds that keep their odor to themselves all day, but when the sunlight dies away let the delicious secret out to every breeze that roams about.  Thomas Moore

If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed; if in terms of ten years, plant trees; if in terms of 100 years, teach the people.  Confucius

In the spring, at the end of the day, you should smell like dirt. Margaret Atwood

The garden is a love song, a duet between a human being and Mother Nature. Jeff Cox

I love decorating my home. I’m a gardener too, so that’s usually something I have to play catch up with. Suzy Bogguss

A weed is a plant that has mastered every survival skill except for learning how to grow in rows.  Doug Larson

Garden as though you will live forever.  Thomas Moore

Anyone who has time for drama is not gardening enough

If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.Marcus Tullius Cicero

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 Dale

To see a world in a grain of sand and heaven in a wild flower Hold infinity in the palms of your hand and eternity in an hour. William Blake

To forget how to dig the earth and tend the soil is to forget ourselves.Mahatma Gandhi

It will never rain roses: when we want to have more roses we must plant more trees. George Eliot

My garden is my most beautiful masterpiece. Claude Monet

A man has made at least a start on discovering the meaning of human life when he plants shade trees under which he knows full well he will never sit. D. Elton Trueblood

The secret of improved plant breeding, apart from scientific knowledge, is love. Luther Burbank