Most Beautiful Garden Quotes That Will Inspire Everyone


Namaskar Desi Gardeners! After reading these garden quotes you will realize this – no matter where we live, gardeners are all of a single race!

Gardeners all around the world relate to each other. They all want the same thing. Have you ever thought that way? As you see these quotes, you will realize how true it is.

Gardening is an activity that uses our heart, brain and hands as one. We do not need to talk much. The language is nature Herself.

Here are my top favourite garden quotes.

Beautiful Garden Quotes From Around The World

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

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

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

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

“I know that if odour were visible, as colour is, I’d see the summer garden in rainbow clouds. ” Robert Bridges

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

“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

“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

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

“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

Garden as though you will live forever.” – Thomas Moore

“A garden requires patient labor and attention. Plants do not grow merely to satisfy ambitions or to fulfill good intentions. They thrive because someone expended effort on them. ” – Liberty Hyde Bailey

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“I enjoy painting, cutting the lawn and working in the garden when I have time. That’s therapy for me. I enjoy working with my hands. ” – Billy Williams

“The flower that smells the sweetest is shy and lowly.” – William Wordsworth

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

“The best place to find God is in a garden. You can dig for him there. ” – George Bernard Shaw

“Weeds are flowers too, once you get to know them.” – A. A. Milne

“Won’t you come into the garden? I would like my roses to see you. ” – Richard Brinsley Sheridan

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“The glory of gardening: hands in the dirt, head in the sun, heart with nature. To nurture a garden is to feed not just on the body, but the soul. ” – Alfred Austin

“I’ve always felt that having a garden is like having a good and loyal friend.” – C. Z. Guest

“How deeply seated in the human heart is the liking for gardens and gardening.” – Alexander Smith

“By plucking her petals, you do not gather the beauty of the flower.” – Rabindranath Tagore

“I think this is what hooks one to gardening: it is the closest one can come to being present at creation.”  – Phyllis Theroux

“When the flower blooms, the bees come uninvited.” – Ramakrishna

“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. ” – Penelope Keith

“No occupation is so delightful to me as the culture of the earth, and no culture comparable to that of the garden.” – Thomas Jefferson

Well I do find the beauty in animals. I find beauty everywhere. I find beauty in my garden. ” – Doris Day

“I love being in my garden. I don’t plant a lot of exotic flora, but I do spend a lot of time outside doing manual labour. ” – Jacqueline Bisset

“My extravagance is my garden – it’s the first thing I look at every morning when I wake up. It gives me so much pleasure.” – Ina Garten

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“God Almighty first planted a garden. And indeed, it is the purest of human pleasures. ” – Francis Bacon

“Trees and plants always look like the people they live with, somehow.” – Zora Neale Hurston

“Weather means more when you have a garden. There’s nothing like listening to a shower and thinking how it is soaking in around your green beans.” –  Marcelene Cox

“Gardening is cheaper than therapy and you get tomatoes.” – Anonymous

“We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorn bushes have roses.” -Abraham Lincoln

“If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.” – Cicero

“Gardening is how I relax. It’s another form of creating and playing with colors.” – Oscar de la Renta

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“Those who labor in the earth are the chosen people of God.” – Thomas Jefferson

“Do not spread the compost on the weeds.” -William Shakespeare, Hamlet

“Gardening is learning, learning, learning. That’s the fun of them. You’re always learning.” – Helen Mirren

“To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow.”  – Audrey Hepburn

“Look deep into nature, and you will understand everything better.” – Albert Einstein

“Science, or para-science, tells us that geraniums bloom better if they are spoken to. But a kind word every now and then is really quite enough. Too much attention, like too much feeding, and weeding and hoeing, inhibits and embarrasses them. ” – Victoria Glendinning

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“The hum of bees is the voice of the garden.” – Elizabeth Lawrence

“Let nature be in your yard.” – Michael P. Garofalo

“Gardening is about enjoying the smell of things growing in the soil, getting dirty without feeling guilty, and generally taking the time to soak up a little peace and serenity.” – Lindley Karstens

“Anybody who wants to rule the world should try to rule a garden first.” – Gardening Saying

“Life begins the day you start a garden.” – Chinese Proverb

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“There is no gardening without humility. Nature is constantly sending even its oldest scholars to the bottom of the class for some egregious blunder.” – Alfred Austin

“I cultivate my garden, and my garden cultivates me.” – Robert Breault

“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

Which of these garden quotes touched your heart?

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