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Come into the garden, Maud,
For the black bat, night, has flown,
Come into the garden, Maud,
I am here at the gate alone;
And the woodbine spices are wafted abroad,
And the musk of the rose is blown.
For a breeze of morning moves,
And the planet of Love is in high,
Beginning to faint in the sky that she loves
On a bed of Daffodil sky.


The kiss of the sun for pardon,
The song of the birds for mirth,
One is nearer God’s heart in a garden
Than anywhere else on Earth.
(Dorothy Gurney)


I have a garden of my own
But so with roses overgrown,
And lilies, that you would it guess
To be a little wilderness.
                     (Andrew Marvell)

Eskimos have dozens of words for “Snow,” but only one for “Patio.”
                     (Ross Noble)

A Garden Is A Thing Of Beauty AND A Job For Life!

You may win ten million pounds on the lottery, but you will still get pleasure from growing your own vegetables!

Middle age is when you look at the rain teeming down and say, “That’ll be good for the garden.”
                    (Grace Marshall)


We are happier in many ways when we are old than when we were young.  The young sow wild oats, the old grow sage.
                      (Winston Churchill)

It is a lot easier to sit down on a grassy bank than to get up again afterwards.

One thing I shall miss in heaven is gardening. We shan’t have any weeds in heaven, shall we?
             (Catherine Bramwell-Booth)

It is hard to love a slug, especially those eating your Hostas!

I’ve always fancied being a monk – drinking mead, tending gardens and making honey.
                       (Vic Reeves.)


Come, come, Matron surely you've seen a temperature taken like this before?
Yes, Colonel, but never with a Daffodil!
                 (From Carry on Nurse)