It takes a while to grasp that not all failures are self-imposed, the result of ignorance, carelessness or inexperience. It takes a while to grasp that a garden isn’t a testing ground for character and to stop asking, what did I do wrong? Maybe nothing.

I never had any other desire so strong, and so like to covetousness, as that one which I have had always, that I might be master at last of a small house and a large Garden.

Gardening is the art that uses flowers and plants as paint, and the soil and sky as canvas.

A man of words and not deeds, Is like a garden full of weeds.

When weeding, the best way to make sure you are removing a weed and not a valuable plant is to pull on it. If it comes out of the ground easily, it is a valuable plant

Gardens always mean something else, man absolutely uses one thing to say another.

I garden, therefore I am