10 of the best garden quotes
As the famous Roman statesman Cicero once said, 'if you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.' Here are a selection of garden quotes to fill you with inspiration for the great outdoors.
Need a boost to get out in the garden, come rain or shine? Here, a selection of famous names share their wisdom when it comes to gardening. From authors to painters, these quotes remind us how creative, meditative and restorative gardening can be.
For more on art and gardens, why not check out our piece focusing on artistic representations of gardens through the ages. And here is a chance to tour some of the world's best gardens from your sofa.
A garden to walk in and immensity to dream in - what more could he ask? A few flowers at his feet and above him the stars.'
Gardening has this embracing quality in that it colours the way you look at the world.
If you look the right way, you can see that the whole world is a garden.
My garden is my most beautiful masterpiece.
Shall I not have intelligence with the earth? Am I not partly leaves and vegetable mould myself?
I have seen women looking at jewellery ads with a misty eye and one hand resting on the heart, and I only know what they're feeling because that's how I read the seed catalogs in January.
Flowers are restful to look at. They have neither emotions nor conflicts.
If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.
He plants trees to benefit another generation.
Katie is a Staff Writer for HomeStyle magazine and YourHomeStyle.uk. She previously worked on Gardens Illustrated magazine and has written for various other lifestyle magazines and brands. She particularly enjoys writing about indie and sustainable homeware brands, interior styles through the ages, houseplants and decor hacks for small spaces. She is also responsible for HomeStyle's buyer's guides, so you'll often find her testing out the latest homeware gadgets and kitchen appliances.
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