Garden as though you will live forever.
A person cannot love a plant after he has pruned it, then he has either done a poor job or is devoid of emotion.
Liberty Hyde Bailey
A weed is a plant that has mastered every survival skill except for learning how to grow in rows.
The secret of improved plant breeding, apart from scientific knowledge, is love.
To dwell is to garden.
What’s a butterfly garden without butterflies?
I plant a lot of trees. I am a great believer in planting things for future generations. I loathe the now culture where you just live for today.
I think this is what hooks one to gardening: it is the closest one can come to being present at creation.
All gardening is landscape painting.
The garden suggests there might be a place where we can meet nature halfway.