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Smelling the Flowers: Gardening Quotes

As the summer heat abates I begin, once again, to spend time in my garden. Ahhhhh!!!!! A garden is a grand teacher. It teaches patience and careful watchfulness; it teaches industry and thrift; above all it teaches entire trust. Gertrude … Continue reading

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Gardening Quotes to Make You Smile

Ahhhh! Tis the season to plant and pick! The fairest thing in nature, a flower, still has its roots in earth and manure. D. H. Lawrence The philosopher who said that work well done never needs doing over never weeded … Continue reading

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Why is No One Laughing at These Gardening Jokes?

Because they are so CORNY! But that has never stopped me…. What did the big flower say to the small flower? What’s up, bud! What is green and goes to a summer camp? A Brussels’ scout! Why did the Golden … Continue reading

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I’m Digging These Garden Quotes!

All I want to do is garden all day long! Alas, I do not. If you have a  garden and a library, you have everything you need. Cicero A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they … Continue reading

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My 6 Favorite Vegetable Gardening Quotes

My vegetable garden is a laughable mess of weeds, shade-stunted plants, and deer-eaten stumps. Next year! Life expectancy would grow by leaps and bounds if green vegetables smelled as good as bacon.  Doug Larson It’s difficult to think anything but … Continue reading

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I Love Gardening! Quotes for a Summer’s Day

I’d rather have roses on my table than diamonds on my neck.  Emma Goldman Gardening is cheaper than therapy and you get tomatoes.  Anonymous Gardening requires lots of water – most of it in the form of perspiration. Lou Erickson You … Continue reading

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Quotes for the Gardener: Learning to Live with the Weeds

Yeah, yeah yeah. I should be more forgiving of all those ‘unloved flowers’. A weed is but an unloved flower.  Ella Wheeler Wilcox May all your weeds be wildflowers. Anonymous Make no mistake: the weeds will win; nature bats last. … Continue reading

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