We’ve pulled together a list of the best gardening quotes to make you happy.

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Check out this list of the best gardening quotes to inspire your outdoor life.

“Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds that you plant,” – Robert Lewis Stevenson

“If we had no winter, spring wouldn’t be so pleasant,” – Anne Bradstreet

Bloom where you are planted.”

“A garden is a friend you can visit any time.” – Okakura Kakuzo

“Remember that children, marriages, and flower gardens reflect the kind of care they get.” – H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

“Everything that slows us down and forces patience, everything that sets us back into the slow circles of nature, is a help. Gardening is an instrument of grace.” – May Sarton

“Trees and plants always look like the people they live with, somehow.” – Zora Neale Hurston

“The garden suggests there might be a place where we can meet nature halfway.” – Michael Pollan

“When the world wearies and society fails to satisfy, there is always the garden.” – Minnie Aumonier

“If I had a flower for every time I thought of you…I could walk through my garden forever.” – Alfred Lord Tennyson

“Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.” – Marcel Proust

“Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead.” – Oscar Wilde

“Kind hearts are the gardens. Kind thoughts are the roots. Kind words are the flowers. Kind deeds are the fruits” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

“Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you.” – Frank Lloyd Wright

“We come from the earth, we return to the earth, and in between we garden.” – Alfred Austin

“Flowers always make people better, happier, and more helpful; they are sunshine, food and medicine for the soul.” – Luther Burbank

“The love of gardening is a seed once sown that never dies.” – Gertrude Jekyll

“A garden of love grows in a grandmother’s heart.” – Anonymous

“Gardening requires lots of water… most of it in the form of perspiration.” – Louise Erickson

“The lesson I have thoroughly learnt, and wish to pass on to others, is to know the enduring happiness that the love of a garden gives.” – Gertrude Jekyll

“With a few flowers in my garden, half a dozen pictures and some books, I live without envy.” – Lope de Vega

“I always see gardening as escape, as peace really. If you are angry or troubled, nothing provides the same solace as nurturing the soil.” – Monty Don

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