Smelling the Flowers: Gardening Quotes

As the summer heat abates I begin, once again, to spend time in my garden. echinacea late summer flowerAhhhhh!!!!!

  • 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
  • Gardening requires lots of water – most of it in the form of perspiration. Lou Erickson
  • Gardening is the purest of human pleasures. Francis Bacon
  • I perhaps owe having become a painter to flowers. Claude Monet
  • If you have two pennies, spend one on a loaf and one on a flower. The bread will give you life and the flower a reason for living. Chinese Proverb
  • Weeds are flowers too, once you get to know them A. A. Milne

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