Gardens Proverbs

Sayings about Gardens

We have quite enough to do weeding our own garden. ~ Belgian Proverbs

A book is a garden carried in the pocket. ~ Arabian Proverb

Many things grow in the garden that was never sown there. ~ Spanish Proverbs

Garden flowers larger, field flowers stronger. ~ Chinese Proverb

The garden is the poor man’s apothecary. ~ German Proverbs

Love is a garden full of flowers and marriage is a field of stinging nettles. ~ Finnish Proverbs

The flowers in your garden don’t smell as sweet as those in the wild, but they last much longer. ~ Chinese Proverb

Teach your son in the front garden and your wife on the pillow. ~ Chinese Proverb

Much more than you have sown will grow in your garden. ~ Croatian Proverbs

The sick man is the garden of the physicians. ~ Swahili Proverb

The seed waits for its garden or ground where it will be sown. ~ South African Proverb

The gardener who loves roses is slave to a thousand thorns. ~ Turkish Proverbs

A man without a fatherland is like a nightingale without a garden. ~ Tajikistani Proverb

The bad gardener quarrels with his rake. ~ American Proverbs

Life begins the day you start a garden. ~ Chinese Proverb

When God blesses the harvest, there is enough for the thief as well as the gardener. ~ Polish Proverbs

The herb patience does not grow in every man’s garden. ~ Danish Proverb

A woman’s belly is a garden with many kinds of fruit. ~ Arabian Proverb

A prudent man does not make the goat his gardener. ~ Hungarian Proverbs

The three most beautiful sights: a potato garden in bloom, a ship under sail, and a woman after the birth of a child. ~ Irish Proverbs

All gardeners know better than other gardeners. ~ Chinese Proverb

There is little use building a fence around the garden to keep out the rabbits. ~ Yugoslavian Proverb

In the garden of time grows the flower of consolation. ~ Russian Proverbs

To one who knows no better, a small garden is a forest. ~ Ethiopian Proverb

More grows in the garden than the gardener sows. ~ Spanish Proverb

A garden without a fence is like a dog without a tail. ~ Moroccan Proverb

Knowledge is like a garden: if it is not cultivated, it cannot be harvested. ~ Guinean Proverb

If you would be happy for a week, take a wife; if you would be happy for a month, kill a pig; but if you would be happy all your life, plant a garden. ~ Chinese Proverb

Don’t try to sell pumpkins to a gardener. ~ Romanian Proverb

If you throw nettles into your neighbors garden you will find them growing in your own. ~ Russian Proverb

If you want to be happy for a year, plant a garden; if you want to be happy for life, plant a tree. ~ English Proverb

Pleasure for one hour, a bottle of wine. Pleasure for one year a marriage; but pleasure for a lifetime, a garden. ~ Chinese Proverb

Quotations about Gardens

Gardens always mean something else; man absolutely uses one thing to say another. ~ Robert Harbison

The ballet is a purely female thing; it is a woman, a garden of beautiful flowers, and man is the gardener. ~ George Balanchine

Your mind is a garden; your thoughts are the seeds. The harvest can be either flowers or weeds. ~ Author Unknown

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

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

God Almighty first planted a garden. ~ Francis Bacon Quotes

Our England is a garden, and such gardens are not made by singing:—”Oh, how beautiful!” and sitting in the shade… ~ Rudyard Kipling

The best place to seek God is in a garden. You can dig for him there. ~ George Bernard Shaw Quotes

The garden is a love song, a duet between a human being and Mother Nature. ~ Jeff Cox

Gardening gives one back a sense of proportion about everything — except itself. ~ May Sarton

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

Learn to be an observer in all seasons. Every single day, your garden has something new and wonderful to show you. ~ Author Unknown

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

No two gardens are the same. No two days are the same in one garden. ~ Hugh Johnson

If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need. ~ Marcus Tullius Cicero

One of the healthiest ways to gamble is with a spade and a package of garden seeds. ~ Dan Bennett

Anybody who wants to rule the world should try to rule a garden first. ~ Author Unknown

We come from the earth. We return to the earth. And in between we garden. ~ Author Unknown

In almost every garden, the land is made better and so is the gardener. ~ Robert Rodale

Show me your garden, provided it be your own, and I will tell you what you are like. ~ Alfred Austin

Gardens… should be like lovely, well-shaped girls: all curves, secret corners, unexpected deviations, seductive surprises and then still more curves. ~ H.E. Bates

One of the worst mistakes you can make as a gardener is to think you’re in charge. ~ Janet Gillespie

Old gardeners never die; they just run out of thyme. ~ Author Unknown

Give me odorous at sunrise a garden of beautiful flowers where I can walk undisturbed. ~ Walt Whitman

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

Don’t wear perfume in the garden, unless you want to be pollinated by bees. ~ Anne Raver

Who loves a garden loves a greenhouse, too. ~ William Cowper

All gardens are a form of autobiography. ~ Robert Dash

It is good to be alone in a garden at dawn or dark so that all its shy presences may haunt you and possess you in a reverie of suspended thought. ~ James Douglas

Gardeners learn by trowel and error. ~ Author Unknown

The best fertilizer is the gardener’s shadow. ~ Author Unknown

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

Gardening requires lots of water, most of it in the form of perspiration. ~ Lou Erickson

An optimistic gardener is one who believes that whatever goes down must come up. ~ Leslie Hall

How fair is a garden amid the trials and passions of existence. ~ Benjamin Disraeli Quotes

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

If you are a gardener, you can always put “Plant Manager” on your résumé. ~ Author Unknown

It is utterly forbidden to be half-hearted about gardening. You have got to love your garden whether you like it or not. ~ W.C. Sellar & R.J. Yeatman

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

I have never had so many good ideas day after day as when I worked in the garden. ~ John Erskine

One is nearer God’s heart in a garden than anywhere else on earth. ~ Dorothy Frances Blomfield Gurney

Nothing is more completely the child of Art than a Garden. ~ Walter Scott

A garden must be looked into, and dressed as the body. ~ George Herbert Quotes

Gardening is cheaper than therapy and you get tomatoes. ~ Author Unknown

Unemployment is capitalism’s way of getting you to plant a garden. ~ Orson Scott Card

Gardening is the slowest of the performing arts. ~ Author Unknown

One of the most delightful things about a garden is the anticipation it provides. ~ W.E. Johns

Half the interest of a garden is the constant exercise of the imagination. ~ Mrs. C.W. Earle

The greatest gift of the garden is the restoration of the five senses. ~ Hanna Rion

Gardens are a form of autobiography. ~ Sydney Eddison

Gardens Proverbs

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