"Spring has returned. The Earth is like a child that knows poems."
Rainer Maria Rilke
"The spring came suddenly, bursting upon the world as a child bursts into a room,
with a laugh and a shout and hands full of flowers."
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
"The greatest gift of the garden is the restoration of the five senses."
"The violets in the mountains have broken the rocks."
"Give me odorous at sunrise, a garden of beautiful flowers where I can walk undisturbed."
"The glory of gardening: hands in the dirt, head in the sun, heart with nature.
To nurture a garden is to feed not just on the body, but the soul."
"To be overcome by the fragrance of flowers is a delectable form of defeat."
"Coffee. Garden. Coffee. Does a good morning need anything else?"
"The flower that follows the sun does so even in cloudy days."
"A garden must combine the poetic and the mysterious with a feeling of serenity and joy."
"If dandelions were hard to grow, they would be most welcome on any lawn."
"The grass withers, the flowers fade, but the word of our God stands forever."