Quotes About Gardening (10)

"By viewing nature, nature's handmade art, makes might things fro small beginnings grow."
John Dryden

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

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

"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

Ol’ man Simon, planted a diamond. Grew hisself a garden the likes of none. Sprouts all growin’ comin’ up glowin’ Fruit of jewels all shinin’ in the sun. Colors of the rainbow. See the sun and the rain grow sapphires and rubies on ivory vines, Grapes of jade, just ripenin’ in the shade, just ready for the squeezin’ into green jade wine. 
Shel Silverstein

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

"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

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

 You need patience to be a good gardener. If you don’t have patience, and you stick with gardening, it will teach you patience.”
Bill Turull Jr.

So, that's where I have been going wrong!! I start out all gung-ho and then when I don't see instant results, I start to lose interest. I wonder how you learn to be patient??

"To pick a flower is so much more interesting than just observing it, or photographing it... so in later years, I have grown in my garden as many flowers as possible for children to pick."
Anne Scott-James