Top Ten Garden Quotes

For when you need a little inspiration…

 

From the inspiring and profound, to the practical or the downright silly! We’ve collected some of our favourite quotes to feed your enthusiasm and get you out into your gardens.

 

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A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in.

– Greek proverb

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Remember that children, marriages, and flower gardens reflect the kind of care they get.

H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

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One of the least arduous but most productive of gardening jobs, the magic of deadheading never fails to delight me. It was a revelation when the principle was explained to me: that flowers are the attempt by the plant to reproduce itself. So if you cut the heads off before the flower turns into seeds, the plant will continue to flower.

Tom Hodgkinson

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Plant and your spouse plants with you; weed and you weed alone.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

 

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My garden is my most beautiful masterpiece.

Claude Monet

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

Rudyard Kipling

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