All is permitted the rose.


A modest garden contains more instruction than a library.

Henri Frederic Amiel

To dwell is to garden.


A garden really lives only insofar as it an expression of faith.

Russell Page

Who loves a garden … sees beyond his little sphere.

Louise Seymour Jones

There would be among my prayers — a piece of land not so very large that would contain a garden.


Deep in their roots, all flowers keep the light.

Theodore Roethke

Beauty is Nature’s brag, and must be shown.

John Milton

Do not think of it a waste of time to cultivate a few flowers.

Old Farmer’s Almanac, 1893

To a certain extent, we raise a garden as we might a child.

Robert Finch

And they were canopied by the blue sky,

So cloudless, clear, and purely beautiful

That God alone was to be seen in heaven.

Lord Byron

Oh "darkly, deeply, beautifully blue!"

As some one somewhere sings about the sky.