Growing up, my cousins and I assisted my mother in taking care of her flowers. Over the years, new gardening technology has sprouted in urban areas. And with the pandemic, we can see more online content on raising indoor plants, vegetables, and herbs. Nevertheless, the joy of gardening has not faded and has even evolved. That's why we prepared the gardening quotes below that perfectly summarize the pleasure and benefits of raising plants, whether, for food, beauty or pleasure.
Aside from food, shade, and shelter, plants have a tremendous effect on our health. In 2016, an analysis of studies related to gardening showed different health outcomes1, such as a reduction in depression, anxiety, and body mass index. It also reported increased quality of life, life satisfaction, and a sense of community.
Continue reading our Garden quotes and discover more about this fulfilling hobby.
During 2020, when we suddenly had too much time on our hands, many drove to gardening centers with lots of enthusiasm and a willingness to learn. In 2021, the National Gardening Association found that 18.3 million Americans started their gardening hobby.
On the other hand, experienced gardeners increased their gardening activities by 42%. This hobby has had a steady increase in number for years, but the pandemic brought exponential growth. As a result, more people are enjoying their part of nature in their backyard.
When will you start? Read our gardening quotes below to begin your journey.
Aside from reducing your carbon footprint, gardens have other benefits to the environment. First, we reduce the waste at landfills by turning food scraps and other organic materials into nutrient-rich compost, which plants love.
Second, by filling our yards with native plants, we support the declining population of pollinators like bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds. If you want to learn more, here is a quick read about creating a bee-friendly garden.
Discover more benefits of this hobby after reading the following gardening quotes below.
Aside from connecting with nature, we can also connect with people through gardening. Like any activity, we share frustrations and discoveries, fails and wins with others with the same interest.
In today's digital age, it's easier to find groups, classes, and events about gardening. In addition, community gardens are also a great avenue to meet.
Gardening brings more than food and health benefits. It can also fulfill our need for belonging. Look through our gardening quotes below to find a deeper meaning of gardening.
It is only the farmer who faithfully plants seeds in the Spring, who reaps a harvest in the Autumn.
~ B. C. Forbes
Every flower blooms at a different pace. Excel at doing what your passion is and only focus on perfecting it.
~ Suzy Kassem
With innovations and the increasing urban space, gardening has evolved and adapted. The most recognized practice is urban composting and gardening, which has branched out to many techniques.
For example, in New York, 730 buildings have green roofs, which absorb heavy rains and add an extra layer of insulation. In Düsseldorf, Germany, architects covered the Kö-Bogen II office building with 5 miles of Hornbeam hedges. Finally, utilizing the latest hydroponic systems and LED technology, Zero Carbon Farms have a growing underground space over 100 feet below London that supplies the locals.
These are all impressive large-scale technologies. But with one click on the internet, you can also find tiny inventions like a plant sensor that can help you tell when its watering time.
Read our next set of gardening quotes now before researching hi-tech gardening tools.
My garden is my most beautiful masterpiece.
~ Claude Monet
The greatest fine art of the future will be the making of a comfortable living from a small piece of land.
~ Abraham Lincoln
I grow plants for many reasons: to please my eye or to please my soul, to challenge the elements or to challenge my patience, for novelty or for nostalgia, but mostly for the joy in seeing them grow
~ David Hobson
No occupation is so delightful to me as the culture of the earth, and no culture comparable to that of the garden.
~ Thomas Jefferson
Everything that slows us down and forces patience, everything that sets us back into the slow circles of nature, is a help. Gardening is an instrument of grace.
~ May Sarton
Your social media feed is full of healthy plants, and you go to the store to buy one. One week later, it died. After numerous attempts, you concluded you don’t have a green thumb.
I have good news for you if you are in the same situation - no genetic predisposition or magic is involved in keeping plants happy. A green thumb is only a myth! The problem lies with preparation and the plant you bought itself. Houseplants in shops face a lot of stress, lack the nutrition they need, or may have diseases. If you want to grow your first garden, it's best to befriend experts and ask for guidance.
Flaunt your blossoming plants on your socials with the following gardening quotes and garden sayings below.
A weed is but an unloved flower.
~ George Eliot
Where flowers bloom, so does hope.
~ Lady Bird Johnson
Plant and your spouse plants with you; weed and you weed alone.
~ Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Masashi Soga, Kevin J. Gaston, Yuichi Yamaura, Gardening is beneficial for health: A meta-analysis, Preventive Medicine Reports, Volume 5, 2017, Pages 92-99, ISSN 2211-3355,