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Gertrude Jekyll Quotes: The love of gardening is a seed that once sown never dies, but grows to the enduring happiness that the love of gardening gives.
         

The love of gardening is a seed that once sown never dies, but grows to the enduring happiness that the love of gardening gives.


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A garden is a grand teacher. It teaches patience and careful watchfulness; it teaches industry and thrift; above all it teaches entire trust.

A garden is a grand teacher. It teaches patience and careful watchfulness; it teaches industry and thrift; above all it teaches entire trust.



A garden is a grand teacher... above all it teaches entire trust.

A garden is a grand teacher... above all it teaches entire trust.



There is always in February some one day, at least, when one smells the yet distant, but surely coming, summer.

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The love of gardening is a seed once sown that never dies.

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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.

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.



There is no spot of ground, however arid, bare or ugly, that cannot be tamed into such a state as may give an impression of beauty and delight.

There is no spot of ground, however arid, bare or ugly, that cannot be tamed into such a state as may give an impression of beauty and delight.



I do not envy the owners of very large gardens. The garden should fit its owner or his or her tastes, just as one's clothes do; it should be neither too large nor too small, but just comfortable.

I do not envy the owners of very large gardens. The garden should fit its owner or his or her tastes, just as one's clothes do; it should be neither too large nor too small, but just comfortable.



It has taken me half a lifetime merely to find out what is best worth doing, and a good slice out of another half to puzzle out the ways of doing it.

It has taken me half a lifetime merely to find out what is best worth doing, and a good slice out of another half to puzzle out the ways of doing it.



In garden arrangement, as in all other kinds of decorative work, one has not only to acquire a knowledge of what to do, but also to gain some wisdom in perceiving what it is well to let alone.

In garden arrangement, as in all other kinds of decorative work, one has not only to acquire a knowledge of what to do, but also to gain some wisdom in perceiving what it is well to let alone.



To plant and maintain a flower border, with a good scheme for colour, is by no means the easy thing that is commonly supposed.

To plant and maintain a flower border, with a good scheme for colour, is by no means the easy thing that is commonly supposed.





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