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Quotes

The following quotes can be found on any number of sources. The links show from where they have been extracted in this instance.

‘I have never had so many good ideas day after day as when I worked in the garden’ ~ John Erskine
http://www.quotegarden.com/gardens.html

‘No two gardens are the same. No two days are the same in one garden’ ~ Hugh Johnson
http://www.quotegarden.com/gardens.html

‘A garden requires patient labor and attention. Plants do not grow merely to satisfy ambitions or to fulfill good intentions. They thrive because someone expended effort on them’ ~ Liberty Hyde Bailey
http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/topics/topic_gardening.html

‘Man is a tool-using animal. Without tools he is nothing, with tools he is all’ ~ Thomas Carlyle
http://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/Thomas_Carlyle

People love chopping wood. In this activity one immediately sees results’~ Albert Einstein
http://www.universetoday.com/55516/albert-einstein-quotes/

‘Cockroaches really put my “all creatures great and small” creed to the test’ ~ Terri Guillemets
http://www.quotegarden.com/insects.html

‘The ache for home lives in all of us, the safe place where we can go as we are and not be questioned’ ~ Maya Angelou
http://www.goodreads.com/quotes/400883-the-ache-for-home-lives-in-all-of-us-the

My neighbour asked if he could use my lawnmower and I told him of course he could, so long as he didn’t take it out of my garden’ ~ Eric Morecambe
http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/authors/e/eric_morecambe.html

‘If a tree dies, plant another in its place’ ~ Carl Linnaeus
http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/quotes/c/caroluslin183325.html

‘There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it’s going to be a butterfly’ ~ Buckminster Fuller
http://blog.gaiam.com/quotes/authors/r-buckminster-fuller/5647

‘We will find the breach in our defenses and it will be sealed’ ~ Odin (THOR 2011)
http://www.moviequotesandmore.com/thor-quotes.html

‘Blessed be the Lord for the beauty of summer and spring, for the air, the water, the verdure, and the song of birds’ ~ Carl von Linnaeus
http://www.azquotes.com/quote/539506

‘All gardeners live in beautiful places because they make them so’ ~ Joseph Joubert
http://www.gardendigest.com/beauty.htm

‘In the right light, at the right time, everything is extraordinary’ ~ Aaron Rose
http://www.goodreads.com/quotes/238363-in-the-right-light-at-the-right-time-everything-is

‘A garden without its statue is like a sentence without its verb.’ ~ Joseph W. Beach
https://www.gardendigest.com/art.htm

‘How often it is that a garden, beautiful though it be, will seem sad and dreary and lacking in one of its most gracious features, if it has no water’ ~ Pierre Husson
http://www.gardendigest.com/water.htm

‘When friends are at your hearthside met, Sweet courtesy has done its most If you have made each guest forget That he himself is not the host’ ~ Thomas Bailey Aldrich
http://www.notable-quotes.com/a/aldrich_thomas_bailey_ii.html

‘A good time occurs precisely when we lose track of what time it is’ ~ Robert Farrar Capon
http://www.azquotes.com/quote/761275

‘Doesn’t matter what you do, or how you do it, your neighbors are gonna talk about you ANYWAY’ ~
Felder Rushing
http://www.felderrushing.net/

‘The iron tongue of midnight hath told twelve; lovers to bed; ’tis almost fairy time’~ William Shakespeare
http://www.shakespeare-navigators.com/dream/T.5.1.html

‘To the art of working well a civilized race would add the art of playing well’ ~ George Santayana
http://www.creativityatwork.com/2012/01/04/quotations-on-creativity-and-play/

‘A gift consists not in what is done or given, but in the intention of the giver or doer’ ~ Seneca
http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/quotes/l/luciusanna132920.html

‘Faeries, come take me out of this dull world, For I would ride with you upon the wind,
Run on the top of the dishevelled tide, And dance upon the mountains like a flame’
~William Butler Yeats
http://www.celticfairymusic.com/fairy-stories/celtic-fairy-poetry.htm

‘Those who don’t believe in magic will never find it’ ~ Roald Dahl
http://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/Roald_Dahl

‘Life is more fun if you play games’ ~ Roald Dahl
https://www.goodreads.com/work/quotes/1124270-my-uncle-oswald

There are souls in this world who have the gift of finding joy everywhere, and leaving it behind them when they go.”
― Frederick William Faber
http://www.quotes.net/quote/12902

It was only a sunny smile, and little it cost in the giving, but like morning light it scattered the night and made the day worth living. ~ Scott Fitzgerald
http://multilingualbooks.com/wp/soundandvision/2014/09/24/f-scott-fitzgerald-best-quotes/

‘Lots of people talk to animals….Not very many listen, though….That’s the problem’ ~
Benjamin Hoff (The Tao of Pooh)
http://www.art-quotes.com/auth_search.php?authid=6315#.VXXTIUbTnhA

‘If well managed, nothing is more beautiful than a kitchen-garden’ ~ William Cobbett
http://www.amazon.co.uk/372/dp/0747536988 (The English Gardener by William Cobbett 1829)

‘The greatest fine art of the future will be the making of a comfortable living from a small piece of land’ ~ Abraham Lincoln
http://www.quotegarden.com/gardens.html

‘If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need’ ~ Marcus Tullius Cicero
http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/quotes/m/marcustull104340.html

‘My fake plants died because I did not pretend to water them’ ~ Mitch Hedberg
http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/quotes/m/mitchhedbe297485.html

‘Show me your garden and I shall tell you what you are’ ~ Alfred Austin
http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/quotes/a/alfredaust169799.html

‘There is virtue in work and there is virtue in rest. Use both and overlook neither.’ ― Alan Cohen
http://www.goodreads.com/quotes/tag/play?page=2

‘Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers.’ ― Charles William Eliot
http://www.goodreads.com/quotes/tag/books

‘We are never more fully alive, more completely ourselves, or more deeply engrossed in anything, than when we are at play.’
― Charles E. Schaefer
http://www.goodreads.com/quotes/tag/play?page=2

‘A lake is the landscape’s most beautiful and expressive feature. It is earth’s eye; looking into which the beholder measures the depth of his own nature.’ ~Henry David Thoreau
http://www.quotegarden.com/water.html

‘Better to eat vegetables and fear no creditors, than eat duck and hide from them.’ ~ The Talmud
https://www.gardendigest.com/veget.htm

‘Teaching a child not to step on a caterpillar is as valuable to the child as it is to the caterpillar’
Bradley Millar
https://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20071010030506AAdkrfb

‘Security depends not so much upon how much you have, as upon how much you can do without’
Joseph Wood Krutch
http://www.famous-quotes.com/topic.php?tid=1067

‘I will love the light for it shows me the way, yet I will endure the darkness because it shows me the stars’
Og Mandino
http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/keywords/light.html

‘Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later’ ~ Og Mandino
http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/keywords/plant.html

‘We must never be to busy to take time to sharpen the saw’ ~ Stephen R. Covey
http://www.gardendigest.com/tools.htm

‘We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children’
~ Native American Proverb
http://www.quotegarden.com/environment.html

My garden is my most beautiful masterpiece ~ Claude Monet
http://www.goodreads.com/author/quotes/110017.Claude_Monet

‘To sit in the shade on a fine day and look upon verdure is the most perfect refreshment’
~ Jane Austen
http://austenprose.com/mansfield-park-quotes-quips-by-chapter/mansfield-park-quotes-quips-chapters-9-16/

‘In this sequestered nook how sweet
To sit upon my orchard seat
And birds and flowers once more to greet …’
~ William Wordsworth
http://www.gardendigest.com/sit.htm

The green metal chair is an indispensable piece of equipment.
As Farmer Bagley said, “How can you grow anything without a chair?
How else are you going to see what’s going on.?”‘
~ William Longgood
http://blog.gaiam.com/quotes/authors/william-longgood

‘May the road rise up to meet you.
May the wind always be at your back.
May the sun shine warm upon your face,
and rains fall soft upon your fields.
And until we meet again,
May God hold you in the palm of His hand’
~ A Traditional Irish Blessing
http://islandireland.com/Pages/folk/sets/bless.html

Photographs

A sincere thank you to the following artists for allowing their beautiful photographs to grace the pages of this website.

Brenda Helen (Aquaponics – Home page)
https://download.unsplash.com/photo-1431196727832-e40668c07581

Declan Rex (BBQ Garden Gadgets)
https://unsplash.com/photos/TQIoEMj8iZ8

Todd Quackenbush (Tools: Tools page and Home page)
https://download.unsplash.com/reserve/oIpwxeeSPy1cnwYpqJ1w_Dufer%20Collateral%20test.jpg

John French (Home page)
https://download.unsplash.com/41/2MwGKhLETRSQoHP9UWE4_IMG_1348-3.jpg

Steven Spassov (Pest Control page)
https://download.unsplash.com/16/unsplash_525b54bcc32ba_1.JPG

Jamie King (Bird : Home page)
https://download.unsplash.com/photo-1416400453940-65c69d70ad91

Aurélien bellanger (Security page)
https://download.unsplash.com/photo-1417870839255-a23faa90c6b0

Jeff Sheldon (Indoor Garden page)
https://download.unsplash.com/photo-1416339411116-62e1226aacd8

Jasper van der Meij (Water Garden page)
https://download.unsplash.com/reserve/z7R1rjT6RhmZdqWbM5hg_R0001139.jpg

Ales Krivec (Maintenance page)
https://download.unsplash.com/44/HsQM7Jd2Qlysfyk9SgvX_logarska-valley-5.jpg

Brooklyn Morgan (Fun Ideas page)
https://download.unsplash.com/40/10294420724_0300cf921d_o.jpg

Jake Givens ( Fairy Garden: Home page)
From Jake Givens at UnSplash

Zwaddi (Fairy Garden page)
https://download.unsplash.com/12/sun-trees.jpg

Harvey Enrile (Outdoor Living page)
https://download.unsplash.com/reserve/fPuLkQNXRUKI6HQ2cMPf_IMG_4761.jpg

Josefa Holland-Merten (Aquaponics page)
https://download.unsplash.com/photo-1418226970361-9f1f7227d638

Alejandro Escamilla (Early Books page)
https://download.unsplash.com/3/alejandroescamilla-book.jpg

Mikhail Pavstyuk (Current Books Page)
https://goo.gl/fiPG9w

Linh Nguyen (Outdoor Entertaining page)
https://download.unsplash.com/17/unsplash_527bf4b4ae00d_1.JPG

Marta Pawlik (Credits page)
https://download.unsplash.com/photo-1428699190791-2c4f8b144d06

José Iñesta (Wildlife page)
https://download.unsplash.com/reserve/nqr33LlRR66jA3Ez9mX7_fox-in-the-forest-by-jose-inesta.jpg

Leigh Kendell (Gift Ideas page)
https://download.unsplash.com/reserve/OnRKhvlFQ2uJNSx5O3cc_DSC00560.jpg

Shannon Richards (Blog page)
https://download.unsplash.com/photo-1428856472086-8674d9cbd6bc

lee Scott (Contacts page)
https://download.unsplash.com/uploads/1412825195419af52b492/8bc72ed7

Steve Richey (Ornaments page)
https://download.unsplash.com/15/stump.JPG

Gozha Net (Store / Recylce page)
https://download.unsplash.com/9/fields.jpg

Jon Eckert (Outdoor Games page)
https://download.unsplash.com/8/playball.jpg

Anders Jildén (Lights page)
https://download.unsplash.com/26/city-scape.jpg

Matteo Minelli (About page)
https://download.unsplash.com/reserve/unsplash_524010c76b52a_1.JPG

Rula Sibai (Furniture Page)
https://download.unsplash.com/photo-1414788020357-3690cfdab669

Logos

The following Logos are used by kind permission of the Logomakr.com website. With the exception of the Garden Gadget Zone Flower Logo, all logos have been modified to produce a 3D shadow.


Flower graphic by Freepik from Flaticon is licensed under CC BY 3.0. Made with Logo Maker


Barbecue graphic by Freepik from Flaticon is licensed under CC BY 3.0. Made with Logo Maker


Good graphic by Google from Flaticon is licensed under CC BY 3.0. Made with Logo Maker


Transport graphic by Icons8 from Flaticon is licensed under CC BY 3.0. Made with Logo Maker


Work Tools graphic by Freepik from Flaticon is licensed under CC BY 3.0. Made with Logo Maker


Wiping graphic by Freepik from Flaticon is licensed under CC BY 3.0. Made with Logo Maker


Pest graphic by Freepik from Flaticon is licensed under CC BY 3.0. Made with Logo Maker


Open graphic by Appzgear from Flaticon is licensed under CC BY 3.0. Made with Logo Maker


Magic graphic by Sergiu Bagrin from Flaticon is licensed under CC BY 3.0. Made with Logo Maker


Racket graphic by Freepik from Flaticon is licensed under CC BY 3.0. Made with Logo Maker


Gift graphic by Freepik from Flaticon is licensed under CC BY 3.0. Made with Logo Maker


Bulb graphic by Ocha from Flaticon is licensed under CC BY 3.0. Made with Logo Maker


Fountain graphic by Freepik from Flaticon is licensed under CC BY 3.0. Made with Logo Maker


Trophy graphic by Freepik from Flaticon is licensed under CC BY 3.0. Made with Logo Maker


Human graphic by Freepik from Flaticon is licensed under CC BY 3.0. Made with Logo Maker


Sun Umbrella graphic by Freepik from Flaticon is licensed under CC BY 3.0. Made with Logo Maker

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