“But if each man could have his own house, a large garden to cultivate and healthy surroundings – then, I thought, there will be for them a better opportunity of a happy family life.”

— George Cadbury —

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“If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.”

— Marcus Tullius Cicero —

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“A man has made at least a start on discovering the meaning of human life when he plants shade trees under which he knows full well he will never sit.”

— D. Elton Trueblood —

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“I love a lot of things, and I’m pretty much obsessive about most things I do, whether it be gardening, or architecture, or music. I’d be an obsessive hairdresser.”

— Gates McFadden —

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“Gardens are not made by singing ‘Oh, how beautiful,’ and sitting in the shade.”

— Rudyard Kipling —

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“I don’t like formal gardens. I like wild nature. It’s just the wilderness instinct in me, I guess.”

— Walt Disney —

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“Well tended garden is better than a neglected wood lot.”

— Dixie Lee Ray —

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“The space and light up there in Norfolk is wonderfully peaceful. I find myself doing funny things like gardening, and cooking, which I rarely do in London.”

— Jeremy Northam —

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“One lifetime is never enough to accomplish one’s horticultural goals. If a garden is a site for the imagination, how can we be very far from the beginning?”

— Francis Cabot Lowell —

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