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500 Cute Plant Lover Quotes To Inspire You (2023)

1. “Everyone ought to plant a tree in their lifetime. ”


2. “The love for all living creatures is the most noble attribute of man.” – Charles Darwin


3. “Plants cry their gratitude for the sun in green joy. ” – Terri Guillemets


4. “I perhaps owe having become a painter to flowers.”- Claude Monet.


5. “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. ”


6. “Happiness blooms from within” – Author Unknown


7. “Gardening is the work of a lifetime: You never finish.” — Oscar De La Renta


8. “Even in this high-tech age, the low-tech plant continues to be the key to nutrition and health. ”


9. “A weed is a plant that is not only in the wrong place but intends to stay. ”


10. “How lucky country children are in these natural delights that lie ready to their hand! Every season and every plant offers changing joys. As they meander along the lane that leads to our school all kinds of natural toys present themselves for their diversion. The seedpods of stitchwort hang ready for delightful popping between thumb and finger, and later the bladder campion offers a larger, if less crisp, globe to burst. In the autumn, acorns, beechnuts, and conkers bedizen their path, with all their manifold possibilities of fun. In the summer, there is an assortment of honeys to be sucked from bindweed flowers, held fragile and fragrant to hungry lips, and the tiny funnels of honeysuckle and clover blossoms to taste.” 


11. “Dear succulents, I promise I’ll never desert you. ” – Author Unknown


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


13. “Gardening requires lots of water — most of it in the form of perspiration.”- Lou Erickson.


14. “I’m not a plant killer, I’m just allergic to them.” 


15. “It’s exciting to see things coming up again, plants that you’ve had twenty or thirty years. It’s like seeing an old friend. ” – Tasha Tudor


16. “I think plants are smarter than people. People only grow when they’re watered and nurtured. A plant will grow in a crack in a concrete wall, just to live.” 


17. “If we could see the miracle of a single flower, clearly our whole life would change. ” – Buddha


18. · A beautiful plant is like having a good friend around the house. · She who plants a garden plants 


19. “I love your roots, not the flower everybody sees!” – Akilnathan Logeswaran


20. “The greatest fine art of the future will be the making of a comfortable living from a small piece of land. ” – Abraham Lincoln


21.  “The love of gardening is a seed once sown that never dies. ” — Gertrude Jekyll


22. “A beautiful plant is like having a friend around the house. ” – Beth Ditto


23. “Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree.”


24. “Yup, gardening and laughing are two of the best things in life you can do to promote good health and a sense of well being. ”


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


26. “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


27. “If a tree dies, plant another in its place. ” – Carolus Linnaeus


28. “Plants do not grow merely to satisfy ambitions or to fulfill good intentions. ” – Author Unknown


29. “I grow plants for many reasons: to please my eye or to please my soul, to challenge the elements or to challenge my patience, for novelty or for nostalgia, but mostly for the joy in seeing them grow. ”


30. “Where flowers bloom, so does hope.”


31. “A plant needs to do more than stretch its leaves toward the sun. It also needs to send down roots deep into the ground. They hold on tightly in the dark, out of sight where it is easy to forget about them. But it is the fact that a plant can do these two things at once, anchoring itself to the earth even as it reaches for the sky, that makes it strong.” 


32. “And Fall, with her yeller harvest moon and the hills growin' brown and golden under a sinkin' sun. ”


33. “We must cultivate our own garden. When man was put in the garden of Eden he was put there so that he should work, which proves that man was not born to rest.” — Voltaire


34. “A garden is a friend that you can visit anytime. ” – Author Unknown


35. “If you wish to make anything grow, you must understand it, and understand it in a very real sense. ‘Green fingers’ are a fact, and a mystery only to the unpracticed. But green fingers are the extensions of a verdant heart.” — Russell Page


36. “I have no plants in my house. They won’t live for me.”


37. “Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree.” – Martin Luther.


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


39. “We know we cannot plant seeds with closed fists. To sow, we must open our hands. ”


40. “Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished. ” – Lao Tzu


41.  “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


42. “A nation that destroys its soils destroys itself. Forests are the lungs of our land, purifying the air and giving fresh strength to our people. ”


43. “I perhaps owe having become a painter to flowers.”


44. When you plant a garden, you plant seeds of self-confidence, too


45. “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


46. “Can’t keep my plants to myself” – Author Unknown


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


48. “Plants and flowers taught me how to grow, by growing in secret and in silence. ”


49. “Organic foods are richer in nutrients. This means they improve satiety and naturally help regulate body weight…Plants produce antioxidants to protect themselves from pests like insects and to withstand harsh weather. When they’re treated with chemicals such as pesticides, they don’t need to produce as much of their own natural defenses, so the levels are lower.” (p.203)” 


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


51. “A warm, rainy day – this is how it feels when friends get together. Friend refreshes friend then, as flowers do each other, in a spring rain. ” – Rumi


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


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


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


55. “Even after a bad harvest there must be sowing. ”


56. “It will never rain roses: when we want to have more roses, we must plant more trees.”


57. “Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds that you plant. ” – Robert Louis Stevenson


58. “He who plants a tree plants hope.” – Lucy Larcom


59. “Love is flower like; Friendship is like a sheltering tree. ” – Samuel Taylor Coleridge


60. “Growth takes time. Be patient. And while you’re waiting, pull a weed. ” – Emilie Barnes


61. “Earth laughs in flowers. ”


62. “There's something satisfying about getting your hands in the soil.” 


63. “Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago. ”


64. “Your intuitive powers increase when you are with plants because your mind is silenced and you become more aware in the present moment. ”


65. “Remember that children, marriages, and flower gardens reflect the kind of care they get.” — H. Jackson Brown, Jr.


66. “Don’t stop be-leafing” – Author Unknown


67. “I’m not a plant killer, I’m just a little forgetful with watering. I call it ‘assisted suicide’.” 


68. “If you plant junk, don't expect to harvest jewels. ”


69. “It's exciting to see things coming up again, plants that you've had twenty or thirty years. It's like seeing an old friend. ”


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


71. “To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow. ” — Audrey Hepburn · 2. “Gardening 


72. “We are surrounded by forces that technology cannot yet measure.” 


73. Every time you plant a flower, you plant a little happiness along with it


74. Nothing feels like home more than a garden full of gorgeous plants


75. “In some Native languages the term for plants translates to ‘those who take care of us.’”


76. · I like my plants like I like my thumbs – green. · I be-leaf in you. · Flower power. · You can never 


77. “I don't know whether nice people tend to grow roses or growing roses makes people nice. ”


78. “Love and work are to people what water and sunshine are to plants.” ― Jonathan Haidt, The Happiness Hypothesis: Finding Modern Truth in Ancient Wisdom. tags: ...


79. “Remember that children, marriages, and flower gardens reflect the kind of care they get. ” – H. Jackson Brown, Jr


80. “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.


81.  “There are no happier folks than plant lovers and none more generous than those who garden. ” — Ernest Wilson


82. “A weed is a plant that is not only in the wrong place but intends to stay.”- Sara Stein.


83. “I grow plants for many reasons: to please my eye or to please my soul, to challenge the elements or to challenge my patience, for novelty or for nostalgia, but mostly for the joy in seeing them grow.” — David Hobson


84. “Good gardening is very simple, really. You just have to learn to think like a plant.” – Barbara Damrosch.


85. ”- Lailah Gifty Akita. · We know we 


86. “The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest wilderness. ”


87. “In some Native languages the term for plants translates to 'those who take care of us. ”


88. “Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.”


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


90. “Whatever seeds each man cultivates will grow to maturity and bear in him their own fruit. If they be vegetative, he will be like a plant.”


91. “It will never rain roses: when we want to have more roses we must plant more trees. ”


92. “Plants are like friends. They make you feel alive.” 


93. “I don’t have a green thumb. I have a brown thumb with some green paint on it.” 


94.  “Despite the gardener’s best intentions, Nature will improvise. ” — Michael P. Garofalo


95. “All gardening is landscape painting.”- William Kent.


96. “I thought I was pretty cool until I realized plants can eat the sun and poop out air. ” – Jim Bugg


97. “Plant lady is the new cat lady.” -Anonymous.


98. “The earth is a garden, and we are its stewards.”


99. “I hope that while so many people are out smelling the flowers, someone is taking the time to plant some. ”


100. “If roses were not special weeds would not envy them. ”


101. “Growth takes time. Be patient. And while you’re waiting, pull a weed. ”


102. “A man should never plant a garden larger than his wife can take care of.”


103. “Leaf me alone” – Author Unknown


104. “Gardening is a form of therapy, a way to heal the mind and spirit.”


105. “Beauty surrounds us, but usually we need to be walking in a garden to know it.” -Rumi


106. “Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.” – Lao Tzu


107. “To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow.”


108. “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.”


109. “When the world wearies and society fails to satisfy, there is always the garden.” — Minnie Aumonier


110. “Just because you’ve only got houseplants doesn’t mean you don’t have the gardening spirit — I look upon myself as an indoor gardener. ” — Sara Moss-Wolfe


111. “If you build up the soil with organic material, the plants will do just fine. ”


112. “Flower will not grow, if the stem doesn't allow. ”


113. “I grow plants for many reasons: to please my eye or to please my soul, to challenge the elements or to challenge my patience, for novelty or for nostalgia, but mostly for the joy in seeing them grow. ” – David Hobson


114. “The beauty of the natural world has been a continual source of inspiration throughout the ages.” –Rachel Carson


115. “Thus nature provides a system for proportioning the growth of plants that satisfies the three canons of architecture. All modules are isotropic and they are related to the whole structure of the plant through self-similar spirals proportioned by the golden mean.” 


116. “It is like the seed put in the soil - the more one sows, the greater the harvest. ”


117. “Plants are like people: they’re all different and a little bit strange. ” – John Kehoe


118. “Don’t wear perfume in the garden – unless you want to be pollinated by bees.”  – Anne Raver.


119. “When in doubt, add flowers” – Author Unknown


120. “If the weeds are removed and there is nothing planted, it is the weeds that will keep growing. ”


121. “The begonia is an amazing plant… it just keeps going along and blooming, and when cut back, it starts up again. ” – Gladys Taber


122. “If a plant is sad, do other plants photosynthesize with it. ” – Author Unknown


123. “The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.”- Chinese proverb


124. “Gardens and chocolate both have mystical qualities. ”


125. “Gardening requires lots of water — most of it in the form of perspiration. ”


126. “The love of gardening is a seed once sown that never dies, but never grows to the enduring happiness that the love of gardening gives. ” – Gertrude Jekyll


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


128. “We are made for loving. If we don’t love, we will be like plants without water.” 


129. “Even if you think the Big Bang created the stars, don’t you wonder who sent the flowers?”- Robert Brault.


130. “Like people, plants respond to extra attention.”— H. Peter Loewer.


131. “I do some of my best thinking while pulling weeds.” — Margaret Smith


132. “I hope that while so many people are out smelling the flowers, someone is taking the time to plant some.”


133. · “At Christmas I no more 


134. “Before the reward there must be labor. You plant before you harvest. You sow in tears before you reap joy. ” – Ralph Ransom


135. “Love and work are to people what water and sunshine are to plants. ”


136. “I’m a plant lady, not a plant killer. There’s a difference.” 


137. “The earth laughs in flowers.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson


138. “Love is the flower you’ve got to let grow.”


139. “There can be no other occupation like gardening in which, if you were to creep up behind someone at their work, you would find them smiling. ”


140. Nothing feels like home more than a garden full of gorgeous plants. · 2. When you plant a garden, you plant seeds of self-confidence, too. · 3. Gardening is 


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


142. “Don't wear perfume in the garden - unless you want to be pollinated by bees. ”  


143. “Flowers are my favorite accessory. ” – Author Unknown


144. “In some Native languages the term for plants translates to “those who take care of us.” 


145. “It was such a pleasure to sink one’s hand into the warm earth, to feel at one’s fingertips the possibilities of the new season.” — Kate Morton


146. “The love of gardening is a seed once sown that never dies, but never grows to the enduring happiness that the love of gardening gives.”- Gertrude Jekyll


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


148.  “When the world wearies and society fails to satisfy, there is always the garden. ” — Minnie Aumonier


149.  “Gardening adds years to your life, and life to your years. ” — Unknown


150. 37 boho style tropical plants black line 


151. “Give a man a fish he eats for a day. Teach a woman to garden, and the whole neighborhood gets zucchini” – Author Unknown


152. “If you’re not part of the solution, be part of the problem!”


153. “Nature is painting for us, day after day, pictures of infinite beauty.” – John Ruskin


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


155. “She said she wanted to see beautiful things. I took her to where I planted my seeds. ”


156.  “Gardens are a form of autobiography. ” — Sydney Eddison


157. “The mighty drought could not decimate our roots hidden under the soil from years of suffering. We were plants; we learnt to survive!”


158. Gardening is all about trusting in what the future holds


159. “So plant your own gardens and decorate your own soul, instead of waiting for someone to bring you flowers. ”


160. “If you look the right way, you can see that the whole world is a garden. ” – Frances Hodgson Burnett


161. Funny Gardener and Plant Lover Quotes


162. “A flower cannot blossom without sunshine, and a man cannot live without love.”


163.  “You are also far less likely to waste food when you have nurtured it from a seed into a plant. ” — Darina Allen


164. “What’s growing around you is what you planted. Therefore, if you don’t like the plants, change the seeds.”


165. “The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest wilderness.” 


166. Time spent tending to your garden is never time wasted


167. “Your soul is attracted to people the same way flowers are attracted to the sun, surround yourself only with those who want to see you grow. ” – Pavana


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


169. “I like gardening – it’s a place where I find myself when I need to lose myself. ” – Alice Sebold


170. “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


171. ” — Beth Ditto · 2. “Plants give us 


172. “There is a reason why I have a lot of plants growing inside of my home. ”


173. . . 15. “It will never rain roses: when we want to have more roses we must plant more trees. ” -George Eliot


174. “Flowers are the music of the ground. From earth’s lips spoken without sound.”


175. “I have enough plants” said no one ever


176. “Gardening is a form of meditation, a way to connect with nature and find peace within.”


177. “Dandelions are the genies of the plant world. ”


178. “My fake plants died because I did not pretend to water them.”


179. “Love is like a tree, it grows of its own accord, it puts down deep roots into our whole being. ” – Victor Hugo


180. “Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants.” 


181. “When weeds go to heaven, I suppose they will be flowers. ”


182. “I must have flowers, always and always.” — Claude Monet


183. ” “I'm a plant lady, not a plantkiller. There's a difference. ” plant lady quote


184. “All life on earth emanates from the green of the plant. ”


185. “There can be no other occupation like gardening in which if you were to creep up behind someone at their work, you would find them smiling.”- Mirabel Osler


186. “We were all born to be peaceful citizens of the world. Take care of your global garden and do not allow evil gardeners to try and convince you which flowers are ugly and which should be destroyed. This is God's universe and he is the master gardener of all. If you see ugliness in his creations, then you see ugliness in our Creator. Wake up. If we eliminate all colors in his garden, then what would be a rainbow with only one color? And what would be a garden with only one kind of flower? Why would the Creator create a vast assortment of plants, ethnicities, and animals, if only one beast or seed is to dominate all of existence?” 


187. “Plants do not speak, but their silence is alive with change.” 


188. “In my garden, there is a large place for sentiment. My garden of flowers is also my garden of thoughts and dreams. The thoughts grow as freely as the flowers, and the dreams are as beautiful.”


189. “A garden is friend that you can visit anytime.” — Unknown


190. “Where flowers bloom, so does hope. ” – Lady Bird Johnson


191. “Old gardeners never die; they just go to seed.”- Unknown.


192. “Like people, plants respond to extra attention. ” – H. Peter Loewer


193.  “In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous. ” — Aristotle


194. “Bloom where you are planted” – Author Unknown


195. “Plants give us oxygen for the lungs and for the soul.”


196. “Many things grow in the garden that were never sown there. ”


197. “Every flower is a soul blossoming in nature.”


198. “The Earth laughs in flowers. ” – Ralph Waldo Emerson


199. “The earth has music for those who listen.” – William Shakespeare


200. “Where flowers bloom, so does hope. ” — Lady Bird Johnson


201.  “Anyone who has time for drama is not gardening enough. ” — Anonymous


202. “Behold, my friends, the spring is come; the earth has gladly received the embraces of the sun, and we shall soon see the results of their love!”


203. “The love of gardening is a seed once sown that never dies.” — Gertrude Jekyll


204. “It is only the farmer who faithfully plants seeds in the Spring, who reaps a harvest in the Autumn. ”


205. “The earth is what we all have in common.” – Wendell Berry


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


207. “There can be no other occupation like gardening in which, if you were to creep up behind someone at their work, you would find them smiling.”


208.  “The garden is a love song, a duet between a human being and Mother Nature. ” — Jeff Cox


209. “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 Dale


210. “Plants do not speak, but their silence is alive with change. ”


211. “And forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.” — Khalil Gibran


212. “Unemployment is capitalism’s way of getting you to plant a garden.”


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


214. “There are no gardening mistakes, only experiments. ”


215.  “Watching something grow is good for morale. It helps us believe in life. ” — Myron Kaufmann


216. “A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in. ” – Greek proverb


217. “A man should never plant a garden larger than his wife can take care of. ”


218. “Plants want to grow; they are on your side as long as you are reasonably sensible. ” — Anne Wareham


219. “A weed is a plant that has mastered every survival skill except for learning how to grow in rows.” – Doug Larson


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


221. The glory of gardening: hands in the dirt, head in the sun, heart with nature.


222. “The best thing one can do when it’s raining is to let it rain.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


223. “We must cultivate our own garden. When man was put in the garden of Eden he was put there so that he should work, which proves that man was not born to rest. ” – Voltaire


224.  “The best time to plant a tree was twenty years ago. The second best time is now. ” — Chinese proverb


225.  “All gardening is landscape painting. ” — William Kent


226. “In my garden there is a large place for sentiment. My garden of flowers is also my garden of thoughts and dreams. The thoughts grow as freely as the flowers, and the dreams are as beautiful. ”


227. “I perhaps owe having become a painter to flowers. ”


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


229. “I thought I was pretty cool until I realized plants can eat the sun and poop out air. ” — Jim Bugg


230. “The perfect garden provides homes for insects and animals, and breathes life into people” — Emma Metson


231. “I will not be another flower, picked for my beauty and left to die. I will be wild, difficult to find, and impossible to forget” – Erin Van Vuren


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


233. “Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you.” -Frank Lloyd Wright.


234. “I love you a lily more each day. ” – FTD


235. “A weed is a plant that is not only in the wrong place but intends to stay.”


236. “The heart is like a garden: it can grow compassion or fear, resentment or love. What seeds will plant there?” — Jack Kornfield


237. “One sure way to lose another woman’s friendship is to try to improve her flower arrangements. ”


238. “Gardening is a form of creative expression, a way to connect with the earth and nurture new life.”


239. “My garden is my most beautiful masterpiece.” — Claude Monet


240.  “Remember that children, marriages, and flower gardens reflect the kind of care they get. ” — H. Jackson Brown Jr


241. “Everyone ought to plant a tree in their lifetime.”- Lailah Gifty Akita.


242. “Just because you’ve only got houseplants doesn’t mean you don’t have the gardening spirit – I look upon myself as an indoor gardener. ” – Sara Moss-Wolfe


243. “You can’t buy happiness, but you can buy plants, and that’s pretty much the same thing. ” – Author Unknown


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


245. “Plants are more courageous than almost all human beings: an orange tree would rather die than produce lemons, whereas instead of dying the average person would rather be someone they are not.” 


246. “Trees and plants always look like the people they live with, somehow. ”


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


248. “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 Dale


249. “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.”


250. “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


251. “Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later. ”


252. “If it came from a plant, eat it; if it was made in a plant, don't. ”


253. “I collect old rusty hand tools and sharpen and polish them, then use them to build things out of walnut and cherry that I harvest from fallen trees in the woods. ”


254. “At Christmas I no more desire a rose, Than wish a snow in May’s new-fangled mirth; But like of each thing that in season grows. ” – William Shakespeare


255. “The true meaning of life is to plant trees, under whose shade you do not expect to sit.” – Nelson Henderson


256. “I once had a cactus. It died. And I got depressed because I thought, ‘Damn. I am less nurturing than a desert.” – Demetri Martin


257. “Plants” by “Marco Verch Professional Photographer“, licensed under CC BY 2.0


258. “If I had a flower for every time I thought of you… I could walk through my garden forever. ” – Alfred Lord Tennyson


259. “Aloe there. ” – Author Unknown


260. “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.


261. “A dried plant is nothing but a sign to plant a new one” 


262. “My new addition is suc-CUTE-lent. ” – Author Unknown


263. Whether you like a funny plant quoteor motivational quotes, we human beings know that plants make for a 


264. “The single greatest lesson the garden teaches is that our relationship to the planet need not be zero-sum and that as long as the sun still shines and people still can plan and plant, think and do, we can if we bother to try, find ways to provide for ourselves without diminishing the world. ” – Michael Pollan


265. “Flowers are the most beautiful way to express love and appreciation.”


266. “Plants are our silent partners in the dance of life.”


267. “Plants are like people: they’re all different and a little bit strange.”


268. “A thing which I regret, and which I will try to remedy some time, is that I have never in my life planted a walnut. Nobody does plant them nowadays—when you see a walnut it is almost invariably an old tree. If you plant a walnut you are planting it for your grandchildren, and who cares a damn for his grandchildren?” 


269. “Gardening is how I relax. It’s another form of creating and playing with colors.” – David Hicks


270. “No other life is as pure as the plants. It is no wonder we cannot understand them.”


271. “There can be no other occupation like gardening in which if you were to creep up behind someone at their work, you would find them smiling.”


272. “There is always Music among the trees in the Garden, but our hearts must be very quiet to hear it.” — Minnie Aumonier


273. “Plants are like little green time machines, taking us back to a world where things grew and changed.” – Don Rathjen


274. “Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died. ” – Erma Bombeck


275. “Growing your own food is like printing your own money” – Ron Finley


276. “After women, flowers are the most divine creations. ” – Christian Dior


277. “A nation that destroys its soils destroys itself. Forests are the lungs of our land, purifying the air and giving fresh strength to our people.”


278. “Gardening is cheaper than therapy, and you get tomatoes.” — Unknown


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


280. “I think that I shall never see a poem as lovely as a tree.” – Joyce Kilmer


281. Don't forget to give yourself time to grow, too


282. “If a plant is sad, do other plants photosympathise with it.”


283. “Growth takes time. Be patient. And while you’re waiting, pull a weed.”


284. “A brier rose whose buds yield fragrant harvest for the honey bee. ”


285. “All gardening is landscape painting. ”


286. “What we plant in the soil of contemplation, we shall reap in the harvest of action. ”


287. “You know you are a hardcore gardener if you deadhead flowers in other people’s garden.” -Sue Careless.


288.  “Gardening is a work of a lifetime: you never finish. ” — Oscar de la Renta


289. “Always do your best; what you plant now will harvest later.” -Og Mandino


290. “Plant your own garden and decorate your own soul, instead of waiting for someone to bring you flowers.” — Veronica A. Shoffstall


291. “The heart is like a garden: it can grow compassion or fear, resentment or love. What seeds will plant there?” – Jack Kornfield


292.  “My garden is my most beautiful masterpiece. ” — Claude Monet


293. “I love spring anywhere, but if I could choose I would always greet it in a garden. ” – Ruth Stout


294. “Flower will not grow, if the stem doesn't allow” 


295. Funny Gardener and Plant Lover Quotes 


296. “I plant vegetables and every time I see a flower I’m like, ‘I’m going to get a vegetable in a few weeks!’ – Mosaku


297. “Every flower is a soul blossoming in nature.” · “Flowers are the music of the ground. · “Life is the flower for which love is the honey.” · “If I had a single ...


298. “I love spring anywhere, but if I could choose I would always greet it in a garden.” — Ruth Stout


299. “To nurture a garden is to feed not just the body, but the soul.”- Alfred Austin.


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


301. “I’m not arguing, I’m just explaining why I’m right.” 


302. “Plants and flowers taught me how to grow, by growing in secret and in silence.”


303. “There are no gardening mistakes, only experiments. ” – Janet Kilburn Phillips


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


305. “Plants give us oxygen for the lungs and for the soul. ” – Terri Guillemets


306. “Even in this high-tech age, the low-tech plant continues to be the key to nutrition and health.”


307. To nurture a garden is to feed not just the body, but the soul.


308. “If the bees disappear, we’ll all be stung.” — David Suzuki


309. “The world is a garden, and those who tend it will reap its rewards.” – Chinese Proverb


310. “Friends are flowers in the garden of life. They are the seed of trust, nurtured with laughter and tears, grown by loyalty and openness which eventually blossomed into love!” – Author Unknown


311. “Friendship is a plant we must often water. ” – German Proverb


312. “If you look the right way, you can see that the whole world is a garden. ”


313. “The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson


314. “Always do your best. What you plant how, you will harvest later.” — OG Mandino


315. “‘There’s nothing quite like the pleasure you get from plants and flowers,’ he said to himself. ‘They certainly do cheer you up.'” -Charmian Hussey


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


317. Let's be honest. Having plants in our lives and in our homes is the most extraordinary thing 


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


319. “No risk is more terrifying than that taken by the first root. A lucky root will eventually find water, but its first job is to anchor -- to anchor an embryo and forever end its mobile phase, however passive that mobility was. Once the first root is extended, the plant will never again enjoy any hope (however feeble) of relocating to a place less cold, less dry, less dangerous. Indeed, it will face frost, drought, and greedy jaws without any possibility of flight. The tiny rootlet has only once chance to guess what the future years, decades -- even centuries -- will bring to the patch of soil where it sits. It assesses the light and humidity of the moment, refers to its programming, and quite literally takes the plunge.” 


320. “Plant lady is the new cat lady. ” – Author Unknown


321. Gardening is making art with materials from Mother Nature


322. “What’s growing around you is what you planted. Therefore, if you don’t like the plants, change the seeds. ”


323. “He who plants kindness gathers love.” -Saint Basil


324. “What a man needs in gardening is a cast-iron back, with a hinge in it. ”


325. “Love is like a tree, it grows of its own accord, it puts down deep roots into our whole being. ”


326. “Love is the flower of life, and blossoms unexpectedly and without law, and must be plucked where it is found, and enjoyed for the brief hour of its duration.” — D. H. Lawrence


327. “Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.”- Warren Buffett.


328. “Unemployment is capitalism's way of getting you to plant a garden. ”


329. “You know those plants that are always trying to find the light? Maybe they were planted in a location that didn’t necessarily facilitate growth, but inexplicably they make a circuitous route to not only survive but bloom into a beautiful plant. That was me—my whole life.” 


330. “I perhaps owe having become a painter to flowers. ” – Claude Monet


331. “I’m not a plant person. I’m a plant killer. But I’m working on it.” 


332. “Even if you think the Big Bang created the stars, don't you wonder who sent the flowers?”


333. “A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in.” — Unknown


334. “It is not hard to start a small garden, all you need is a sapling, a planting pot, a small bag of soil, and regular watering. There you go, you helped cooling the earth down by one plant.” 


335.  “The healing of the land and the purification of the human spirit is the same process. ” — Masanobu Fukuoka


336.  See plant quotes stock video clips


337. “A beautiful plant is like having a friend around the house.”


338. “I always thought a yard was three feet, then I started mowing the lawn. ”


339. “Our indigenous herbalists say to pay attention when plants come to you; they’re bringing you something you need to learn.” 


340. “What we plant in the soil of contemplation, we shall reap in the harvest of action.”


341.  “A beautiful plant is like having a friend around the house. ” — Beth Ditto


342. “Gardening requires lots of water – most of it in the form of perspiration. ” – Lou Erickson


343. “No dig saves time and keeps it simple, so that you can continue cropping all year without using synthetic feeds or poisons.” 


344. “Soiled myself again” – Author Unknown


345. “She said she wanted to see beautiful things. I took her to where I planted my seeds.”


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


347.  “Plan a garden for the future, but expect it to evolve and need changing, despite your well laid-out plans. Such is the temperament of Mother Nature. ” — Meredith Kirton


348. “If a tree dies, plant another in its place. ”


349. “The glory of gardening: hands in the dirt, head in the sun, heart with nature.”- Alfred Austin


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


351. “The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now. ” – Chinese proverb


352. “The world is a garden, and those who tend it will prosper.” – Proverb


353. “I think that I shall never see a poem as lovely as a tree. Unless it’s a banana tree, because then it’s hilarious.” 


354. “What a man needs in gardening is a cast-iron back, with a hinge in it. ”- Charles Dudley Warner.


355. “Just because you’ve only got houseplants doesn’t mean you don’t have the gardening spirit — I look upon myself as an indoor gardener.”


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


357. “Your soil and plants are friends that benefit from constant care and attention to the details I explain.” 


358. “If there's one thing I can say about my garden, it can always surprise me. ”


359. “Plants are like little green hugs.”


360. “Common sense is a flower that doesn’t grow in everyone’s garden.” — Unknown


361. “The watering of a garden requires as much judgment as the seasoning of a soup.” — Helena Ely


362. “A man doesn’t plant a tree for himself. He plants it for posterity.”-  Alexander Smith


363. “Gardening is how I relax. It’s another form of creating and playing with colors. ”


364. “We can begin the restructuring of thought by declaring legitimate what we have denied for so long. Lets us declare Nature to be legitimate. The notion of illegal plants is obnoxious and ridiculous in the first place.” 


365. “Gardening is a way to connect with the present moment and find joy in the simple things.”


366. “Working with plants will teach you all other social commitments in a soothing way. . . ”


367. “The greatest fine art of the future will be the making of a comfortable living from a small piece of land.” — Abraham Lincoln


368. “Advice from a sunflower: Be bright, sunny, and positive. Spread seeds of happiness. Rise, shine, and hold your head high. ” – Author Unknown


369. “The love of gardening is a seed once sown that never dies, but never grows to the enduring happiness that the love of gardening gives. ”


370. “If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed; if in terms of ten years, plant trees; if in terms of 100 years, teach the people.”


371. “Gardening is the work of a lifetime: You never finish. ” – Oscar De La Renta


372. “Plants are solar powered air purifiers whose filter never needs replacing. ”


373. “The love of gardening is a seed once sown that never dies.” – Gertrude Jekyll


374. “I have a black thumb, but I keep trying. I think it’s because I’m so forgetful. I water the plants, then forget I watered them, so I water them again. It’s like I’m trying to drown them.” 


375. Dry Clean Only, Hand Wash Only 


376. “I’m not a plant person. I’m a plant killer. I think I have a problem.” 


377. “I’m really quite simple. I plant flowers and watch them grow… I stay at home and watch the river flow. ” – George Harrison


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


379. “It will never rain roses: when we want to have more roses we must plant more trees. ” -George Eliot


380. “Say aloe to my little friend. ” – Author Unknown


381. “Love and work are to people what water and sunshine are to plants.” 


382. “I must have flowers, always and always” – Claude Monet


383. “I remember my childhood names for grasses and secret flowers. I remember where a toad may live and what time the birds awaken in the summer -- and what trees and seasons smelled like -- how people looked and walked and smelled even. The memory of odors is very rich.” 


384.  “If you’ve never experienced the joy of accomplishing more than you can imagine, plant a garden. ” — Robert Brault


385. “Flower will not grow if the stem doesn’t allow.”


386. “Children in a family are like flowers in a bouquet: there’s always one determined to face in the opposite direction from the way the arranger desires.” – Marcelene Cox.


387. “Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant. ”


388. “Plants do not speak, but their silence is alive with change.”


389. “I thought I was pretty cool until I realized plants can eat the sun and give out air.”


390. “Grow girl, grow!” – Author Unknown


391. “I do some of my best thinking while pulling weeds.” — Martha Smith.


392.  “All the flowers of all the tomorrows are in the seeds of today. ” — Chinese proverb


393. “Odd as I am sure it will appear to some, I can think of no better form of personal involvement in the cure of the environment than that of gardening. A person who is growing a garden, if he is growing it organically, is improving a piece of the world. He is producing something to eat, which makes him somewhat independent of the grocery business, but he is also enlarging, for himself, the meaning of food and the pleasure of eating. ” – Wendell Berry


394. “Children in a family are like flowers in a bouquet: there's always one determined to face in an opposite direction from the way the arranger desires”


395. “A passionate look, touch or a hug on a plant is enough to open your inner eyes than going for a serious yoga and other therapies” 


396.  “A garden is a grand teacher. It teaches patience and watchfulness; it teaches industry and thrift; above all it teaches entire trust. ” — Liberty Hyde Bailey


397. “Life begins the day you start a garden.” — Unknown


398. “The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest wilderness.”


399. “I’m not a plant person. I’m a plant killer. I think it’s because I have a black thumb. Or maybe it’s because I’m not really good at following instructions. Either way, I keep trying.” 


400.  Planting caring and loveis also expecting our earth from us. Do it, It will heal not only the land 


401.  “To create a garden is to search for a better world. In our effort to improve on nature, we are guided by a vision of paradise. Whether the result is a horticultural masterpiece or only a modest vegetable patch, it is based on the expectation of a glorious future. This hope for the future is at the heart of all gardening. ” — Marina Schinz


402. “What is a weed? A weed is a plant whose virtues have not yet been discovered.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson


403.  “No single sort of garden suits everyone. Shut your eyes and dream of the garden you’d most love then open your eyes and start planting. Loved gardens flourish, boring ones are hard work. ” — Jackie French


404. “Planting a garden with food potential is one of the most valuable things we can do.” —Isabell Shipard


405. “Summer is coming so excited, I wet my plants!”


406. “Gardens. I think, dream bigger than emperors.” — Mary Cantwell


407. “In nature, nothing is perfect and everything is perfect. Trees can be contorted, bent in weird ways, and they’re still beautiful.” – Alice Walker


408. “I’m ready to stop being cacti, and ready to start being cactUS. ” – Author Unknown


409. “The begonia is an amazing plant. . . it just keeps going along and blooming, and when cut back, it starts up again. ”


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


411. There's nothing quite like the pleasure you get from plants and flower,' he said to himself. 'They certainly do cheer you up.'


412. “Plants want to grow; they are on your side as long as you are reasonably sensible.”


413. “I realized that nature had invented reproduction as a mechanism for life to move forward, as a life force that passes right through us and makes us a link in the evolution of life. Rarely seen by the naked eye, this intersection between the animal world and the plant world is truly a magic moment.”-  Louie Schwartzberg


414. “If I had a flower for every time I thought of you… I could walk through my garden forever. ”


415. “The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The next best time is today.” — Unknown


416.  “Gardening is the greatest tonic and therapy a human being can have. Even if you have only a tiny piece of earth, you can create something beautiful, which we all have a great need for. If we begin by respecting plants, it’s inevitable we’ll respect people. ” — Audrey Hepburn


417. “The love of gardening is a seed once sown that never dies.”


418. “There’s one good thing about snow; it makes your lawn look as nice as your neighbor’s.”- Clyde Moore.


419. “Weeds are flowers too, once you get to know them. ”


420. “Would not the earth, quickened to an evil purpose by the sympathy of his eye, greet him with poisonous shrubs... Would he not suddenly sink into the earth, leaving a barren and blasted spot, where, in due course of time, would be seen deadly nightshade, dogwood, henbane, and whatever else of vegetable wickedness the climate could produce, all flourishing with hideous luxuriance?” 


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


422. “Dandelions are the genies of the plant world.”


423. “An addiction to gardening is not bad when you consider all the other choices in life.” — Cora Lee Bell


424. “Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree. ”


425. “The more you harvest, the quicker and easier it becomes” 


426. “I’m a succa for you” – Author Unknown


427. “If you’ve never experienced the joy of accomplishing more than you can imagine, plant a garden. ” – Robert Brault


428. “The beauty of the natural world lies in the details.” – Nathaniel Hawthorne


429. “There’s one good thing about snow, it makes your lawn look as nice as your neighbor’s. ”


430. “One sure way to lose another woman’s friendship is to try to improve her flower arrangements.” – Marcelene Cox.


431. “Garden as though you will live forever. ” – William Kent


432. “botanist” or “horticulturist”


433. “One sure way to lose another woman’s friendship is to try to improve her flower arrangements.”


434. “Like wildflowers; you must allow yourself to grow in all the places people thought you never would. ” – E. V


435. “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


436. You just can't live without the beauty of your favorite flowers


437. “Aloe from the other side” – Author Unknown


438. “Love is like a tree, it grows of its own accord, it puts down deep roots into our whole being.” - Victor Hugo. 20. "To nurture a garden is to feed not just the ...


439. “Gardening simply does not allow one to be mentally old, because too many hopes and dreams are yet to be realized.” — Allan Armitage


440. “Before the reward there must be labor. You plant before you harvest. You sow in tears before you reap joy. ”


441. “The best  time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second  best time is now.” Liu Sheng


442. “I remember my childhood names for grasses and secret flowers. I remember where a toad may live and what time the birds awaken in the summer — and what trees and seasons smelled like — how people looked and walked and smelled even. The memory of odors is very rich.”-  John Steinbeck, East of Eden


443. “Your mind is a garden. Your thoughts are seeds. You can grow flowers or you can grow weeds.” — Ritu Ghatourey


444. “At Christmas I no more desire a rose, Than wish a snow in May’s new-fangled mirth; But like of each thing that in season grows.” — William Shakespeare


445. “My plants are my therapy. They listen to all of my problems and never judge me.” 


446. “The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now. ”


447. “Gardens and chocolate both have mystical qualities.”


448. “If I had a single flower for every time I think about you, I could walk forever in my garden.”


449. “He who plants kindness gathers love” – Saint Basil


450. “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 Dale


451. “When the world wearies, and society fails to satisfy, there is always the garden. ” – Minnie Aumonier


452. “Plants are like people: they’re all different and a little bit strange. ” — John Kehoe


453. “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


454. “A flower falls, even though we love it; and a weed grows, even though we do not love it.” — Dogen


455. “The soil is the great connector of life, the source and destination of all. It is the healer and restorer and resurrector, by which disease passes into health, age into youth, death into life. Without proper care for it we can have no community, because without proper care for it we can have no life.” – Wendell Berry


456. “Garden as though you will live forever.” — William Kent


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


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459. “If you truly love nature, you will find beauty everywhere.” -Vincent Van Gogh.


460. “Your intuitive powers increase when you are with plants because your mind is silenced and you become more aware in the present moment.”


461. “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. ”


462. “A flower is a smile from heaven.”


463. “Gardening adds years to your life and life to your years.” – Unknown


464.  “Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds that you plant. ” — Robert Louis Stevenson


465. Soiled myself again ; I'm the heart and soil of this place ; Give 


466. “Gardening is easier than it is often made out to be.” 


467. “The garden suggests there might be a place where we can meet nature halfway. ” – Michael Pollan


468. “I grow plants for many reasons: to please my eye or to please my soul, to challenge the elements or to challenge my patience, for novelty or for nostalgia, but mostly for the joy in seeing them grow.”


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


470. “You can’t buy happiness, but you can buy plants, and that’s pretty much the same thing.”


471. “No other life is as pure as the plants. It is no wonder we cannot understand them. ”


472. “Plants want to grow; they are on your side as long as you are reasonably sensible. ” – Anne Wareham


473.  “A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in. ” — Greek proverb


474. “Though an old man, I am but a young gardener.” — Thomas Jefferson


475. “If you’ve never experienced the joy of accomplishing more than you can imagine, plant a garden. ”


476. “I have no plants in my house. They won’t live for me. ”


477. “I thought I was pretty cool until I realized plants can eat the sun and poop out air.” — Jim Bugg


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


479. “Nature is not a place to visit. It is home.” – Gary Snyder


480. “Don’t judge each day by the harvest your reap, but by the seeds that you plant.” — Robert Louis Stevenson


481. “Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants. ”


482. “A man should never plant a garden larger than his wife can take care of.”- T.H. Everett.


483. “We may think that we are nurturing our Garden but of course it’s our garden that is really nurturing us” – Jenny Uglow


484. “I make the air you breathe. You owe me. ” – Plants


485. “Life is the flower for which love is the honey.”


486. “In joy or sadness, flowers are our constant friends. ” – Okakura Kakuzo


487. “This is God's universe and he is the master gardener of all. If we were to eliminate all colors in his garden,then what would be a rainbow with only one color? Or a garden with only one kind of flower? Why would the Creator create a vast assortment of plants, ethnicities, and animals, if only one beast or seed is to dominate all of existence?” 


488. “Plants are a reminder of the beauty and resilience of nature.”


489. “The earth is the Lord’s and the fullness thereof.” – Psalm


490. “Whatever seeds each man cultivates will grow to maturity and bear in him their own fruit. If they be vegetative, he will be like a plant. ”


491. “If you wish to make anything grow, you must understand it, and understand it in a very real sense. ‘Green fingers’ are a fact, and a mystery only to the unpracticed. But green fingers are the extensions of a verdant heart. ” – Russell Page


492. “My garden is my most beautiful masterpiece. ” – Claude Monet


493. “You’re only here for a short visit. Don’t hurry, don’t worry. And be sure to smell the flowers along the way. ” – Walter Hagen


494. You will experience the reward of your hard work when a new leaf 


495. “One touch of nature makes the whole world kin. ”


496. “Plants cry their gratitude for the sun in green joy. ” — Terri Guillemets


497. “Plants cry their gratitude for the sun in green joy.”


498. “Kind of a big dill” – Author Unknown


499. “To say nothing of weeds—many of them being plants we used to value but no longer do. They don’t like to die out, you know. ”


500. “Old gardeners never die, they just go to seed. ”


501. “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.


502. “Don’t wear perfume in the garden – unless you want to be pollinated by bees.”


503. “Like people, plants respond to extra attention. ”— H. Peter Loewer


504. “I’m a plant mom. I talk to my plants and they talk back to me. I don’t know what they’re saying, but I’m pretty sure they’re cursing me in the plant.” 


505. “Good gardening is very simple, really. You just have to learn to think like a plant. ”


506. “I'm really quite simple. I plant flowers and watch them grow. . . I stay at home and watch the river flow. ”


507. “Flowers don’t tell, they show.”


508. “She is like a wildflower; beautiful, fierce, and free. ” – Author Unknown


509. “Gardening is the art that uses flowers & plants as paint, as the soil and sky and canvas.” — Elizabeth Murray


510. “Plant lady is the new cat lady.”


511. “There can be no other occupation like gardening in which if you were to creep up behind someone at their work, you would find them smiling. ” – Mirabel Osler


512.  “The single greatest lesson the garden teaches is that our relationship to the planet need not be zero-sum, and that as long as the sun still shines and people still can plan and plant, think and do, we can, if we bother to try, find ways to provide for ourselves without diminishing the world. ” — Michael Pollan


513. “Many things grow in the garden that were never sown there. – Thomas Fuller.


514. “The mighty drought could not decimate our roots hidden under the soil from years of suffering


515.  “Life begins the day you start a garden. ” — Chinese proverb


516. “Growth takes time. Be patient. And while you’re waiting, pull a weed.” -Emilie Barns.


517.  “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


518. “I don’t know whether nice people tend to grow roses or growing roses makes people nice.”-Roland A Browne.


519. “Like people, plants respond to extra attention.”


520. “You’re only here for a short visit. Don’t hurry, don’t worry. And be sure to smell the flowers along the way.”


521. “Plants give us oxygen for the lungs and for the soul. ” — Terri Guillemets


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


523. “Bloom where you are planted.”


524. “She said she wanted to see beautiful things. I took her to where I planted my seeds. ” -Darnell Lamont Walker


525. “A flower falls, even though we love it; and a weed grows, even though we do not love it. ”


526.  “Giving up your ego is the shortest way to unification with nature. ” — Masanobu Fukuoka

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