Saturday, December 10, 2005

Favorite Gardening Quotes

Here are some of my personal favorite gardening quotes. Note that this list is far from exhaustive as their are many nice gardening quotes out there, as you might imagine. This small list consists of my favorites.

Here they are:

"It is good to know the truth, but it is better to speak of palm trees."
 - Arab Proverb

"The best fertilizer is the gardener's shadow."
 - Author Unknown

"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 Ale

"Gardening requires lots of water - most of it in the form of perspiration."
 - Lou Erickson

"Gardening is a matter of your enthusiasm holding up until your back gets used to it."
 - Author Unknown

"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

"God made rainy days so gardeners could get the housework done."
 - Author Unknown

"Unemployment is capitalism's way of getting you to plant a garden."
 - Orson Scott Card

"You can bury a lot of troubles digging in the dirt."
 - Author Unknown

"I think that if ever a mortal heard the voice of God it would be in a garden at the cool of the day."
 - F. Frankfort Moore, A Garden of Peace

"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

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