Who doesn’t love green!
Nature and human shares an everlasting bond that can’t be broken. Encouraging our younger generation to cultivate their own food will pave way for better society and hence promote healthy living.
Take a look at these garden quotes that can inspire you to spend time with nature and lead a healthy life.
Gardens are a form of autobiography.
– Sydney Eddison
No two gardens are the same. No two days are the same in one garden.
— Hugh Johnson
Plants give us oxygen for the lungs and for the soul.
— Linda Solegato
Gardening is about enjoying the smell of things growing in the soil, getting dirty without feeling guilty, and generally taking the time to soak up a little peace and serenity.
— Lindley Karstens
You can bury a lot of troubles digging in the dirt.
— Author Unknown
Show me your garden and I shall tell you what you are.
— Alfred Austin
Gardening is the art that uses flowers and plants as paint, and the soil and sky as canvas.
— Elizabeth Murray
I was determined to know beans.
— Henry David Thoreau, in Walden
Gardening requires lots of water — most of it in the form of perspiration.
— Lou Erickson
One touch of Nature makes the whole world kin.
To forget how to dig the earth and to tend the soil is to forget ourselves.
— Mohandas K. Gandhi
It is a golden maxim to cultivate the garden for the nose, and the eyes will take care of themselves.
— Robert Louis Stevenson
No occupation is so delightful to me as the culture of the earth, and no culture comparable to that of the garden. Such a variety of subjects, some one always coming to perfection, the failure of one thing repaired by the success of another, and instead of one harvest a continued one through the year.
— Thomas Jefferson
May our heart’s garden of awakening bloom with hundreds of flowers.
— Thich Nhat Hanh
Though an old man I am but a young gardener.
— Thomas Jefferson
There are two lasting bequests we can give our children: one is roots, the other is wings.
— Hodding Carter, Jr.
There is a garden in every childhood, an enchanted place where colors are brighter, the air softer, and the morning
more fragrant than ever again.
— Elizabeth Lawrence
Every child is born a naturalist. His eyes are, by nature, open to the glories of the stars, the beauty of the flowers, and the mystery of life.
— R. Search
Usually, children spend more time in the garden than anybody else. It is where they learn about the world because they can be in it unsupervised, yet protected. Some gardeners will remember from their own earliest recollections that no one sees the garden as vividly or cares about it as passionately, as the child who grows up in it.
— Carol Williams, Bringing a Garden to Life
A family is a place where minds come in contact with one another. If these minds love one another, the home will be as beautiful as a flower garden. But if these minds get out of harmony with one another, it is like a storm that plays havoc with the garden.
The proper role of intelligence in a planetary ecology is that of gardener, caregiver and maintainer of balance.
— Terrence McKenna
Kind hearts are the garden,
Kind thoughts are the roots,
Kind words are the blossom,
Kind deeds are the fruits.
— John Ruskin
If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.
— Marcus Tullius Cicero, Roman philosopher
The best fertilizer is the farmer’s shadow.
— An old saying
Plant your own garden and decorate your own soul, instead of waiting for someone to bring you flowers.
Teaching children about healthy eating and where our food comes from is just as valuable as teaching them how to read and write.
— Christine Quinn
If people can grow safe, healthy, affordable food, if they have access to land and clean water, this is transformative on every level in a community. I believe we cannot have healthy communities without a healthy food system.
— Will Allen
Here’s an infographic that talks about the importance of having a garden in your school.