Famous Proverbs

famous proverbs

Famous proverbs, a list of famous gardening proverbs and sayings from famous people who love flowers, plants and gardens.

Lots of quotes and proverbs from great gardeners such as Gertrude Jekyll, and Beverly Nichols who is best remembered for his wondeful gardening books.

If you are looking for good famous gardening proverbs you'll find them here, and on other related pages on my web site.

famous proverbs

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Famous Gardening Proverbs

famous proverbs

List Of Proverbs:

  • The poetry of the earth is never dead. John Keats

  • One cloud is enough to eclispe all the sun. Thomas Fuller

  • No garden is without weeds. Thomas Fuller

  • One should cultivate his garden. Voltaire

  • The breath of flowers is far sweeter in the air...than in the hand

  • To create a little flower is the labor of ages. William Blake

  • Fruits that blossom first will first be ripe. William Shakespeare

  • Harvest comes not every day, though it comes every year. Thomas Fuller

  • The best place to find God is in a garden. You can dig for him there. George Bernard Shaw

  • God almighty first planted a garden. Francis Bacon

  • Adam was a gardener, and God, who made him, sees that half of all gardening is done upon the knees. Rudyard Kipling

  • He that plants trees loves others besides himself. Thomas Fuller

  • The love of gardening is a seed once sown never dies. Gertrude Jekyll

  • It's but little good you'll do a-watering the last years crop. George Elliot

  • What a man needs in gardening is a cast iron back with a hinge in it. C.D.Warner

  • Gardens are not made by sitting in the shade. Rudyard Kipling

  • Handle your tools without mittens. Benjamin Franklin

  • You can drive out nature with a pitchfork, but she keeps coming back. Horace

  • There is no getting blood out of a turnip. Frederick Marryat

  • To be overcome by the fragrance of flowers is a delectable form of defeat. Beverley Nichols

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