Jun 6, 2012

Favorite Garden and Flower Quotes



"One of the most attractive things about flowers is their beautiful reserve." ~ Henry David Thoreau

"Earth laughs in flowers." ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Flowers are our greatest silent friends." ~ Jim Brown

"It is at the edge of a petal that love awaits." ~ William Carlos Williams

"In joy or sadness, flowers are our constant friends." ~ Kozuko Okakura


"A flowerless room is a soulless room, to my way of thinking; but even one solitary little vase of a living flower may redeem it." ~ Vita Sackville-West

"Bloom where you are planted." ~ Mary Engelbreit

"Flowers always make people better, happier, and more helpful; they are sunshine, food, and medicine to the soul." ~ Luther Burbank

"I don't know whether nice people tend to grow roses, or growing roses makes people nice."
~ Roland A. Browne

"I perhaps owe having become a painter to flowers." ~ Claude Monet


"Gardening has a magical quality when you are a child." ~ Barbara Damrosch

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

"A garden is a friend you can visit anytime." ~ Author Unknown

"How lovely is the silence of growing things." ~ Author Unknown

"In search of my mother's garden, I found my own." ~ Alice Walker