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900 Inspirational Plant Quotes For The Plant Lover (2023)

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


2. I must have flowers, always and always. – Claude Monet


3. “The seed must grow regardless Of the fact that it’s planted in stone” – Tupac Shakur


4. “Sometimes when you’re in a dark place you think you’ve been buried, but actually you’ve been planted.” – Christine Caine


5. Wherever life plants you, bloom with grace


6. “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


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


8. “We’ve got this gift of love, but love is like a precious plant. You can’t just accept it and leave it in the cupboard or just think it’s going to get on by itself. You’ve got to keep watering it. You’ve got to really look after it and nurture it.”


9. “Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.” —Warren Buffett, investor


10. “Life’s a garden — dig it. ” Gardening Saying


11. “For a seed to achieve its greatest expression, it must come completely undone. The shell cracks, its insides come out and everything changes. To someone who doesn’t understand growth, it would look like complete destruction.” — Cynthia Occelli


12. Bloom where you’re planted. 🌺


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


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


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


16. “The thorn from the bush one has planted, nourished and pruned pricks more deeply and draws more blood.” – Maya Angelou


17. “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.”


18. ‘Sometimes when in a dark place you think you’ve been buried, when actually you’ve been planted.’ – Christine Caine


19. “You’re my best bud.” – Unknown


20. “Love is like a beautiful flower which I may not touch, but whose fragrance makes the garden a place of delight just the same.” – Helen Keller


21. “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


22. “My love for you blossoms every day.” – Unknown


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


24. "Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.. — Robert Louis Stevenson


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


26. “Let your dreams blossom.” – Unknown


27. Love planted a rose, and the world turned sweet.


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


29. “Every flower is a soul blossoming in nature.” – Gerard De Nerval


30. “Sometimes when you’re in a dark place you think you’ve been buried but you’ve actually been planted.” ―Christine Caine


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


32. “Sometimes when you’re in a dark place you think you’ve been buried, but you’ve actually been planted.”


33. “the soil here is harsh


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


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


36. “You gotta stop watering dead plants.” — Unknown


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


38. “Mama was my greatest teacher, a teacher of compassion, love and fearlessness. If love is sweet as a flower, then my mother is that sweet flower of love.” – Stevie Wonder


39. “Everyone ought to plant a tree in their lifetime.” – Lailah Gifty Akita


40. “Children have a natural affinity towards nature. Dirt, water, plants, and small animals attract and hold children’s attention for hours, days, even a lifetime.”~Robin C. Moore and Herb H Wong


41. “Fire False Friends as early as possible. Do it before they dig out the dream seeds you’ve planted! The earlier, the better; the quicker, the safer!”― Israelmore Ayivor


42. “Gardeners learn by trowel and error. ” Gardening Saying


43. “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


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


45. 20 years ago was the perfect time to plant a tree. Now is the second-best time.


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


47. “The best love is the kind that awakens the soul; that makes us reach for more, that plants the fire in our hearts and brings peace to our minds. That’s what I hope to give you forever.” — The Notebook


48. “Introduce tabletop plants...


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


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


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


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


53. “A Christmas tree–the perfect gift for a guy. The plant is already dead.” – (Jay Leno)


54. I wasn’t drunk; I was just testing if the plant was as soft as my bed.


55. My fake plants died because I did not pretend to water them.


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


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


58. “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.”


59. “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?”


60. “You can plant a tree to celebrate a birthday, an anniversary, a promotion or a business success. Tree hugging is the easiest yoga art to connect you with nature.”― Amit Ray


61. “What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have never been discovered. ” Ralph Waldo Emerson


62. Bloom where you are planted!


63. “There are two seasonal diversions that can ease the bite of any winter. One is the January thaw. The other is the seed catalogues. ” Hal Borland (1900–1978)


64. “One day is not enough to green our earth. Planting, caring, and loving are also expecting our earth from us. Do it. It will heal not only the land but also your body and mind.” – Karthikeyan V.


65. Plants give us oxygen for the lungs and for the soul. – Linda Solegato


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


67. “I also like to garden. I grow things, vegetables, flowers… I particularly like orchids. I raise orchids. ” Beau Bridges


68. “(Year of your baby’s birth) – the year I grow a human but still kill all the plants.”


69. Plants: This clever idea shows how your baby will be growing, just like your favorite plants. (via @blessencephotography and My Well Loved Life


70. letterboard sitting with plant and picture frame says good morning, make today tolerable.


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


72. “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


73. “Fertilizer does no good in a heap, but a little spread around works miracles all over.” Richard Brinsley Sheridan


74. Sorry darling, I have plants this weekend


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


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


77. Always do your best. When you plant now, you will harvest later.


78. “Flowers grow out of dark moments.” – Corita Kent


79. "When eating fruit, remember the one who planted the tree. Have a beautiful morning.”


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


81. “The greater part of our happiness or misery depends on our disposition, and not on our circumstances. We carry the seeds of the one or the other with us in our minds wherever we go.” — Martha Washington


82. “Fire False Friends as early as possible. Do it before they dig out the dream seeds you’ve planted! The earlier, the better; the quicker, the safer!”―Israelmore Ayivor


83. “A seed knows how to wait… a seed is alive while it waits.” — Hope Jahren


84. “Sometimes when you are in a dark place you think you have been buried, but actually you have been planted.” — Christine Caine


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


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


87. “The best love is the kind that awakens the soul; that makes us reach for more, that plants the fire in our hearts and brings peace to our minds. That’s what I hope to give you forever.” – The Notebook


88. “Keep planting and sowing, living and knowing: beautiful things take time, and that is okay.” ~ Morgan Harper Nichols


89. “Love planted a rose, and the world turned sweet.” – Katharine Lee Bates


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


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


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


93. “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


94. “Love grows when kindness is planted.”


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


96. “What a lonely place it would be to have a world without a wildflower!” – Roland R. Kemler


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


98. “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.”


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


106. “Let your heart crumble into an infinite amount of tiny. precious seeds. Then plant love everywhere you go.” – Anita Krizzan


107. Bloom where you’re planted. #tulips


108. “My mother is my root, my foundation. She planted the seed that I base my life on, and that is the belief that the ability to achieve starts in your mind.”


109. “He plants trees to benefit another generation. ” Caecilius Statius


110. “Weed it and reap.” Gardening Saying


111. Happiness blooms from within.


112. “The best love is the kind that awakens the soul; that makes us reach for more, that plants the fire in our hearts and brings peace to our minds. That’s what I hope to give you forever.” – Noah from The Notebook


113. “If speaking kindly to plants makes them grow, imagine what speaking kindly to humans can do.” – Unknown


114. Despite the gardener’s best intentions, Nature will improvise. – Michael Garafalo


115. “Raff,' Katsa said, 'your problem is that your heart's not in it. We need to find something to strengthen your defensive resolve. What if you pretended he's trying to smash your favorite medicinal plant?'


116. “Flowers are happy things. ” P. G. Wodehouse


117. “To dwell is to garden.” Martin Heidegger


118. Karma moves in two directions. If we act virtuously, the seed we plant will result in happiness. If we act non-virtuously, suffering results.” — Sakyong Mipham


119. “The plant is blind, but it knows enough to keep pushing upwards towards the light, and it will continue to do this in the face of endless discouragements.” – George Orwell


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


121. “Life is bare because we never plant it with seed. We never till its long rows…” – Muriel Strode


122. “Love is the flower you’ve got to let grow.” – John Lennon


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


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


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


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


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


128. “If I could plant a flower for every time I miss you, I could walk through my garden forever.” ~ Anonymous


129. “All the explanations proposed…extinction of a plant with apparent laxative properties, in which case the dinosaurs died of constipation.”


130. “Open the bloom of your heart and become a gift of beauty to the world.” – Bryant McGill


131. “Though I do not believe that a plant will spring up where no seed has been, I have great faith in a seed. Convince me that you have a seed there, and I am prepared to expect wonders.” — Henry David Thoreau


132. “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.” – Giovanni Pico della Mirandola


133. "The best love is the kind that awakens the soul; that makes us reach for more, that plants the fire in our hearts and brings peace to our minds. That’s what I hope to give you forever.. — Nicholas Sparks


134. “I cannot walk into our garden without constantly being reminded of the friends who have shared their plants.” – Allen Lacy


135. Introverted but willing to discuss plants


136. “If seeds waited for perfect conditions to grow, there would be no plants in the desert.”- Matshona Dhliwayo


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


138. “Someone’s sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree long time ago.”


139. “My mother is my root, my foundation. She planted the seed that I base my life on, and that is the belief that the ability to achieve starts in your mind.” - Michael Jordan


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


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


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


143. Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds you plant. —Robert Louis Stevenson


144. “In order to live off a garden, you practically have to live in it.” Frank McKinney Hubbard


145. “Gratitude for the seemingly insignificant — a seed — this plants the giant miracle.” — Ann Voskamp


146. “The planting of a tree, especially one of the long-living hardwood trees, is a gift which you can make to posterity at almost no cost and with almost no trouble. And if the tree takes root, it will far outlive the visible effect of any of your other actions, good or evil.” – George Orwell


147. “I love decorating my home. I’m a gardener too, so that’s usually something I have to play catch up with.” Suzy Bogguss


148. “God made rainy days so gardeners could get the housework done.” Author Unknown


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


150. “The thorn from the bush one has planted, nourished and pruned pricks more deeply and draws more blood. ” —Maya Angelou


151. “Wherever life plants you, bloom with grace.” - Unknown


152. “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”.


153. There are no gardening mistakes, only experiments. – Janet Kilburn Phillips


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


155. “In some native languages, the term for plants translates to ‘Those who take care of us.'” – Robin Wall Kimmerer


156. “My mother is my root, my foundation. She planted the seed that I base my life on, and that is the belief that the ability to achieve starts in your mind.


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


158. “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


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


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


161. “Love is the seed of all hope. It is the enticement to trust, to risk, to try, to go on.” — Gloria Gaither


162. 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


163. Can’t touch this


164. “My garden is my favorite teacher. ” Betsy Cañas Garmon


165. “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


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


167. “One by one she slew her fears, and then planted a flower garden over their graves.”


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


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


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


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


172. “A teacher plants the seeds of knowledge, sprinkles them with love, and patiently nurtures their growth to produce tomorrow’s dreams.”Author unknown


173. “If seeds waited for perfect conditions to grow, there would be no plants in the desert.”– Matshona Dhliwayo


174. “The best love is the kind that awakens the soul and makes us reach for more, that plants a fire in our hearts and brings peace to our minds.” ~ Nicholas Sparks


175. “Essential advice for the gardener: grow peas of mind, lettuce be thankful, squash selfishness, turnip to help thy neighbor, and always make thyme for loved ones. ” Author Unknown


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


177. As she has planted, so does she harvest; such is the field of karma.” ― Sri Guru Granth Sahib


178. Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant. — Robert Louis Stevenson


179. “Farming is a profession of hope. “ Brian Brett


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


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


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


183. Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds that you plant. —Robert Louis Stevenson


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


185. Hang in there


186. Bloom where you’re planted, and your flower will be uniquely beautiful.


187. “Sometimes when in a dark place you think you’ve been buried, when actually you’ve been planted.’ - Christine Caine, author


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


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


190. “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.”


191. Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died.


192. “When your heart is broken, you plant seeds in the cracks and you pray for rain.” —Andrea Gibson


193. “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.”


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


195. Gardening requires lots of water – most of it in the form of perspiration. – Lou Erickson


196. “Plants cry their gratitude for the sun in green joy.” – Astrid Alauda


197. “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


198. “Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead.” Good Morning Quote


199. “Flowers whisper ‘Beauty!’ to the world, even as they fade, wilt, fall.” – Dr. SunWolf


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


201. “He that plants trees, loves others besides himself.” – Thomas Fuller


202. “What’s up buttercup?” – Unknown


203. “Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later” – Og Mandino


204. “To see things in the seed, that is genius.” — Lao Tzu


205. “The bare earth, plantless, waterless, is an immense puzzle. In the forests or beside rivers everything speaks to humans. The desert does not speak. I could not comprehend its tongue; its silence.” – Pablo Neruda


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


207. “There are two spiritual dangers in not owning a farm. One is the danger of supposing that breakfast comes from the grocery, and the other that heat comes from the furnace.” Aldo Leopold


208. Where flowers bloom so does hope. – Lady Bird Johnson


209. “The greatest gift of the garden is the restoration of the five senses. ” Hanna Rion


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


211. “Madness plants mirrors in the desert. I find the means frightening.” ― Floriano Martins


212. 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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


220. “Striving for success without hard work is like trying to harvest where you haven't planted.”


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


222. What are you planting in your mind this Tuesday - results or weeds?” - Unknown


223. “Plants can’t solve all problems, but they’re a great start.” – Anonymous


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


225. “I have observed that the child, on condition that he is granted the freedom to work, learns, becomes cultured, absorbs knowledge and gains experiences that become embedded in his spirit. Like seeds planted in fertile ground, they soon germinate and bear fruit. ”


226. “Always do your best. What you plant now you will harvest later.” ~ Og Mandino


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


228. “Striving for success without hard work is like trying to harvest where you haven’t planted.” – David Bly


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


230. “The beautiful thing about love is that you just need to plant it once and nurture it and it shall bloom into blossoms that would cover the valleys.”- Hermann J. Steinherr


231. “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?”


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


233. “Plants and books are silent friends to mankind. The former grows silently to let you live. The latter grows you silently to live.” – Sridhar Movva


234. “If I had a single flower for every time I think about you, I could walk forever in my garden.” – Claudia Adrienne Grandi


235. “A flower does not think of competing with the flower next to it. It just blooms.” – Zen Shin


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


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


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


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


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


241. “I value my garden more for being full of blackbirds than of cherries, and very frankly give them fruit for their songs. ” Joseph Addison


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


243. “I know the pleasure of pulling up root vegetables. They are solvable mysteries. ” Novella Carpenter


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


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


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


247. “Long-term goals are like planting a tree that will bear fruits only after a few years. These trees take a long time to grow but they provide lasting benefits. Unlike the seasonal crop that gives you benefits only once, the trees keep bearing fruits year after year without much effort. However, you have to constantly work for a couple of years even when no fruit is in sight. You must have faith and the motivation to be able to put in continuous effort for a long time.”


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


249. “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


250. “How pleasant it is for a father to sit at his child’s board. It is like an aged man reclining under the shadow of an oak which he has planted.” — Walter Scott


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


252. What happens in the greenhouse, stays in the greenhouse


253. “Happiness blooms from within.” – Unknown


254. There are always flowers for those who want to see them. – Henri Matisse


255. Plants are my soil mates


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


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


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


259. “Every leaf that grows will tell you: what you sow will bear fruit, so if you have any sense my friend, don’t plant anything but Love.” — Rumi


260. 35. “(Year of your baby’s birth) – the year I grow a human but still kill all the plants.”


261. “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


262. “The soil is the great connector of our lives, the source and destination of all. ” Wendell Berry, The Unsettling of America


263. “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


264. “Well tended garden is better than a neglected wood lot. ” Dixie Lee Ray


265. “Stop believing everything you're told. Even if it seems to be reliable. People are sly, and fool others for several reasons. Capable humans know exactly how to do that.”


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


267. “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


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


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


270. “Bloom where you are planted.”- 1 Corinthians 7:20-24


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


272. “We are all golden sunflowers inside.” – Allen Ginsberg


273. “Coffee. Garden. Coffee. Does a good morning need anything else?” Betsy Cañas Garmon


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


275. I’m rooting for you


276. “All gardening is landscape painting.”


277. "It will never rain roses: when we want to have more roses, we must plant more roses"– George Eliot


278. Nature, Text, Grass, Green, Font, Grass family, Water, Plant, Morning, Terrestrial plant,


279. “The best love is the kind that awakens the soul; that makes us reach for more, that plants the fire in our hearts and brings peace to our minds. That’s what I hope to give you forever.” – Nicholas Sparks, The Notebook


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


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


282. “Who loves a garden loves a greenhouse too. ” William Cowper


283. “An ordinary favor we do for someone or any compassionate reaching out may seem to be going nowhere at first, but may be planting a seed we can't see right now. Sometimes we need to just do the best we can and then trust in an unfolding we can't design or ordain.” — Sharon Salzberg


284. You grow, girl.


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286. “A gardener’s best tool is the knowledge from previous seasons. And it can be recorded in a $2 notebook. ” Andy Tomolonis


287. “Plants are like little green hugs.”


288. “We have descended into the garden and caught three hundred slugs. How I love the mixture of the beautiful and the squalid in gardening. It makes it so lifelike. ” Evelyn Underhill


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


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


291. “Use plants to bring life. ” Douglas Wilson


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


293. “A lawn is nature under totalitarian rule. ” Michael Pollan


294. The thorn from the bush one has planted, nourished and pruned pricks more deeply and draws more blood. - Maya Angelou


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


296. “Appreciate the plant that grows in your balcony only for you” ― Vineet Raj Kapoor


297. “Keep planting new seeds until your mind becomes the earth that gives birth to new worlds.” — Curtis Tyrone Jones


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


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


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


301. “Knowledge planted in truth grows in truth. Strength born of peace loses nothing to hate.” – Aberjhani


302. “Much education today is monumentally ineffective. All too often we are giving young people cut flowers when we should be teaching them to grow their own plants.”


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


304. The rain is a beautiful thing, It makes trees and plants very happy, It makes animals very happy, It makes people very happy too. – Linda Ronstadt


305. “Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.” – Warren Buffet


306. Sometimes I have loved the peacefulness of an ordinary Sunday. It is like standing in a newly planted garden after a warm rain. You can feel the silent and invisible life.” —Marilynne Robinson


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


308. “Always rooting for you.” – Unknown


309. “I became a mother before becoming sick, but i never expected sickness to take away my independent mothering, so i plant trees to sooth my soul from the aching pains of losing the maternal ability to mother another child.


310. “Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died.” — Erma Bombeck


311. “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


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


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


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


315. “A vegetable garden in the beginning looks so promising and then after all little by little it grows nothing but vegetables, nothing, nothing but vegetables. ” Gertrude Stein


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


317. “A person cannot love a plant after he has pruned it, then he has either done a poor job or is devoid of emotion.” Liberty Hyde Bailey


318. “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”


319. Just so you know, I’ve got a thing for plants


320. "Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later."— Og Mandino


321. “The mighty drought could not decimate our roots hidden under the soil from years of suffering. We were plants. We learned to survive!” – Avijeet Das


322. “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)”


323. I’m rooting for my flowers to grow.


324. “What is planted in each person’s soul will sprout.”


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


326. “My mother is my root, my foundation. She planted the seed that I base my life on, and that is the belief that the ability to achieve starts in your mind.” —Michael Jordan


327. The closest I am to being a parent is taking care of all of my plants.


328. “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


329. “Humans have been growing food for themselves since the dawn of time. Indeed, many plants have developed a dependance on us, just as some plants require digestion by birds to activate their seeds. We do our part by planting seeds in healthy soil, watering them, weeding them, and leaving them in peace. They return the favor by growing fruits and seeds and flowers that we like to eat.”


330. “Every breath is a giveaway dance between you and the plants.” – Susun Weed


331. You believe In God, for your part? ay? that He who makes, can make good things from ill things, best from worst, As men plant tulips upon dunghills when they wish them finest.


332. “No one will understand a Japanese garden until you’ve walked through one, and you hear the crunch underfoot, and you smell it, and you experience it over time. Now there’s no photograph or any movie that can give you that experience. “ J. Carter Brown


333. “The best love is the kind that awakens the soul; that makes us reach for more, that plants the fire in our hearts and brings peace to our minds.” —The Notebook


334. “Love and work are to people what water and sunshine are to plants.” – Jonathan Haidt


335. “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


336. “Love is like wildflowers; it’s often found in the most unlikely places.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson


337. I like big plants and I cannot lie


338. “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.”


339. “When your heart is broken, you plant seeds in the cracks and pray for rain.” — Andrea Gibson


340. “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


341. “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


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


343. “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.”


344. “A tree is known by its fruit; a man by his deeds. A good deed is never lost; he who sows courtesy reaps friendship, and he who plants kindness gathers love.” – Saint Basil


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


346. “When eating bamboo sprouts, remember the man who planted them.” – Chinese Proverb


347. “It is a golden maxim to cultivate the garden for the nose, and the eyes will take care of themselves. ” Robert Louis Stevenson


348. I need a drink


349. “A flower’s appeal is in its contradictions — so delicate in form yet strong in fragrance, so small in size yet big in beauty, so short in life yet long on effect.” – Terri Guillemets


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


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


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


353. “It’s exciting to see things coming up again, plants that you’ve had 20 or 30 years. It’s like seeing an old friend.” – Tasha Tudor


354. “All life on earth emanates from the green of the plant.” – Jay Kordich


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


356. “Oopsie daisy!” – Unknown


357. You only need listen to yourselves. It reminds me of an old proverb: 'If and When were planted, and Nothing grew'. Catherine Pulsifer, If and When Were Planted


358. “From plants that wake when others sleep, from timid jasmine buds that keep their odour to themselves all day, but when the sunlight dies away let the delicious secret out to every breeze that roams about. ” Thomas Moore


359. “Until you dig a hole, you plant a tree, you water it and make it survive, you haven’t done a thing. You are just talking.” – Wangari Maathai


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


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


362. With life as short as a half taken breath, don’t plant anything but love.”― Rumi


363. “Plants give us oxygen for the lungs and for the soul.” – Linda Solegato


364. Unemployment is capitalism’s way of getting you to plant a garden.


365. Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later -Og Mandino


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


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


368. “Plant a seed so your heart will grow.” – Hafez


369. “Gardens are a form of autobiography. ”


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


371. “Bloom wherever you are planted.” — Unknown


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


373. The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now. —Chinese Proverb


374. “The most lasting and pure gladness comes to me from my gardens. ” Lillie Langtry


375. “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.”


376. “The flower that follows the sun does so even in cloudy days.” – Robert Leighton


377. “I plant sunflowers and get back daily joy.” – Nadine Locke


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


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


380. “Don’t let the tall weeds cast a shadow on the beautiful flowers in your garden.” – Steve Maraboli


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


382. “Always do your best.What you plant now, you will harvest later.” – Og Mandino


383. “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.” – Karthikeyan V.


384. 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


385. “Live life in full bloom.” – Unknown


386. “Sometimes when you are in a dark place, you think you have been buried, but actually you have been planted.” — Christine Caine


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


388. “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


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


390. “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.”


391. “The best love is the kind that awakens the soul; that makes us reach for more, that plants the fire in our hearts and brings peace to our minds.” – Nicholas Sparks


392. “We've got this gift of love, but love is like a precious plant. You can't just accept it and leave it in the cupboard or just think it's going to get on by itself. You've got to keep watering it. You've got to really look after it and nurture it.” — John Lennon


393. Just because you’ve got a broken heart, doesn’t mean your tulips have to too. 😆 We’ve got the perfect mix of flowers, plants, and gifts for any occasion


394. "Striving for success without hard work is like trying to harvest where you haven’t planted.” ― David Bly


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


396. Flower, Cut flowers, Greeting, Text, Petal, Plant, Greeting card, Font, Rose, Flowering plant,


397. “The fact that I can plant a seed and it becomes a flower shares a bit of knowledge. It becomes another’s smile at someone and receives a smile in return. These are to me continual spiritual exercises.” – Leo Buscaglia


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


399. “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


400. “Plants and flowers taught me how to grow, by growing in secret and in silence.” – Michael Bassey Johnson


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


402. “Many eyes go through the meadow, but few see the flowers in it.” – Ralph Waldo Emmerson


403. “How fair is a garden amid the trials and passions of existence.” Benjamin Disraeli


404. “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


405. “We know we cannot plant seeds with closed fists. To sow, we must open our hands.” – Adolfo Perez Esquivel


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


407. “The best love is the kind that awakens the soul; that makes us reach for more, that plants the fire in our hearts and brings peace to our minds. That’s what I hope to give you forever.” – The Notebook (read more quotes from The Notebook)


408. “Unable to function as plants, we must serve as manure.” – Edward Conze


409. “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.”


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


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


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


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


414. “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.”


415. “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?”


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


417. “Earth laughs in flowers.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson


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


419. “The best love is the kind that awakens the soul; that makes us reach for more, that plants the fire in our hearts and brings peace to our minds. That’s what I hope to give you forever.” – Nicholas Sparks


420. “The seeds of resilience are planted in the way we process the negative events in our lives.” — Sheryl Sandberg


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


422. 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