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10 Flower Gardening Quotes (and Counting) for Flower Lovers

by | Updated: Feb 10, 2021

Fun and inspirational flower gardening quotes

I love a good quote, and when it has to do with flower gardening? Even better.

Here are 10 flower gardening quotes to inspire you, entertain you or just keep you happily digging.

“It won’t be a chore, it will be a garden.”
― Jeannie Mobley, Katerina’s Wish

“When you grow your own garden, it grows you.”
― T.F. Hodge

Favorite garden quotes: "To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow" - Audrey Hepburn

“To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow.”
― Audrey Hepburn

“Whatever it is that calls the gardener to the garden, it is strong, primeval, and infinitely rewarding.”
― Lauren Springer Ogden, The Undaunted Garden: Planting for Weather-Resilient Beauty

Inspirational gardening quotes: "Show me your garden, and I shall tell you who you are." -- Alfred Austin

“Show me your garden and I shall tell you what you are.”
― Alfred Austin

“Flowers: So much more than just a pretty face.”
― Go West Gardener

“We declare our optimism every year, every season, with every act of planting.”
― Carol Deppe, The Resilient Gardener: Food Production and Self-Reliance in Uncertain Times

Flower garden quote - "I love spring everywhere, but if I could choose, I would always greet it in a garden" - Ruth Stout

“I love spring anywhere, but if I could choose, I would always greet it in a garden.”
― Ruth Stout

“Some girls have a thing for shoes, others have a thing for flowers.”
― Go West Gardener

Quotes for gardeners: "It is said that the steppe only has two seasons: summer and winter." - Plant Select

“It is said that the steppe only has two seasons: summer and winter — except that these tend to leapfrog through the garden year, never taking a full linear path.”
― Plant Select, Pretty Tough Plants: 135 Resilient, Water-Smart Choices for a Beautiful Garden

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