Get Gardening – 15 Quotes That Will Have You Outdoors

For some of us, gardening is not all fun and games. It can be difficult to constantly find the energy to keep and maintain a garden, not to mention plan out your strategy for the year. Sticking to the trends, or not growing tired of your own garden can for some be a constant battle. However, there are enormous benefits of gardening, mentally and physically. If you need a pick me up, just take a look at one of these quotes.

Francis Bacon –                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

God Almighty first planted a garden. And indeed, it is the purest of human pleasures.

Francis Bacon

Rudyard Kipling –                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        

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

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Rudyard Kipling

C.L.Forni –                                 

No life without difficulties, no garden without weeds.

C.L Forni

H.E Bates –

The garden that is finished is dead.

H.E. Bates

Vincent Van Gogh –

If you truly love nature, you will find beauty everywhere.

Vincent Van Gogh

Gertrude Jekyll –

A garden is a grand teacher. It teaches patience and careful watchfulness; it teaches industry and thrift; above all, it teaches entire trust.

Gertrude Jekyll

Oscar Wilde –

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

Oscar Wilde

Audrey Hepburn –

To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow.

Audrey Hepburn

Abraham Lincoln –

We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorn bushes have roses.

Abraham Lincoln

Horace Walpole –

When people will not weed their own mind, they are apt to be overrun by nettles.

Horace Walpole

Rumi –

Beauty surrounds us, but usually we need to be walking in a garden to know it.


Sigmund Freud –

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


William Wordsworth –

The flower that smells the sweetest is shy and lowly.

William wordsworth

Doug Larson –

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

Doug Larson

Rabindranath Tagore –

By plucking her petals, you do not gather the beauty of the flower.

Rabindranath Tagore

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