If you have a mind at peace, a heart that cannot harden, go find a door that opens wide upon

a lovely garden."  Johann Wolfgang von Geothe


"In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous."  Aristotle


“Growth itself contains the germ of happiness.”  Pearl S. Buck


"One who plants a garden plants happiness."  Sir Francis Bacon


"A garden is a delight to the eye and a solace for the soul."  Sadi


"Gardeners, I think, dream bigger dreams than Emperors."   Mary Cantwell


"I have never had so many good ideas day after day as when I worked in the garden." B. Disraeli


"The garden is a mirror of the heart."  SirFrancis Bacon


“The richness I achieve comes from nature, the source of my inspiration.”Claude Monet, painter


"A garden is a friend you can visit any time." Janet Kilburn Phillips


“Gardens and flowers have a way of bringing people together…” Clare Ansberry


"As the garden grows, so does the gardener." Anonymous 


“Who loves and understands a garden will find contentment within.”  Confucius  


“To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow.”   Anonymous 


“All gardeners live in beautiful places because they make them so.”  Joseph Joubert


"We come from the earth, we return to the earth, and in between we garden."  Sir Francis Bacon


"Though an old man, I am but a young gardener."  Thomas Jefferson


"Society grows great when old men plant trees in the shade of which they will never sit."   Aristotle



“The outer garden is a reflection of the inner garden.”  Anonymous