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marti001
Somerset, KY
(Zone 6b)

August 19, 2010
3:58 PM

Post #8050191

"What a man needs in gardening is a cast-iron back, with a hinge in it." Quote by Charles Dudley Warner

"Gardening requires lots of water - most of it in the form of perspiration." Quote by Lou Erickson

Read these and just had to post them for all gardeners.
pirl
(Arlene) Southold, NY
(Zone 7a)

August 19, 2010
4:59 PM

Post #8050279

"Gardens are not made by singing - 'Oh how beautiful!' and sitting in the shade"

Rudyard Kipling
lovetropics
Scottsdale, AZ
(Zone 9b)

August 22, 2010
8:30 AM

Post #8055240

gardening is medicine without a prescription and no limit on the dosage
fastest way to heaven is through garden

pirl
(Arlene) Southold, NY
(Zone 7a)

August 22, 2010
8:43 AM

Post #8055268

My friend's favorite:

Great God of little things
Look down upon my labors
And make my little garden
A little better than my neighbors!
ButterflyChaser
Northeast, AR
(Zone 7a)

August 23, 2010
6:35 PM

Post #8058199

"Just living is not enough," said the Butterfly. "One must have freedom, sunshine, and a little flower." Hans Christian Anderson
John_Yeoman
Ivinghoe Beds
United Kingdom
(Zone 8a)

September 19, 2010
1:41 PM

Post #8107942

The nobility of age is that it conceals from the young the futility of weeding. Yeo-tze
marti001
Somerset, KY
(Zone 6b)

September 19, 2010
1:49 PM

Post #8107956

John, I like that one very much.
plantladylin
South Daytona, FL
(Zone 9b)

October 1, 2010
6:06 PM

Post #8132351

A few of my favorites:

"Where Flowers Bloom ... So Does Hope" ~ Lady Bird Johnson


"Leave Room In Your Garden For Angel's To Dance" ~ unknown


"The Creation Of A Thousand Forests ... Is In One Acorn" ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson


"Adam was gardener and God who made him sees ... That half a proper gardener's life is spent upon his knees" ~ Rudyard Kipling

"More than anything, I must have Flowers ... always, always" ~ Claude Monet

"Gardening is the best Alternative Therapy" ~ Germaine Greer



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