Images of tropical gardens - Heliconia Paradise

Nature’s rich diversity can be beautiful and inspiring, depending on your approach.

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Here are some good quotes about gardening:

Give me odorous at sunrise a garden of beautiful flowers where I can walk undisturbed.

Walt Whitman

 “I like gardening - it's a place where I find myself when I need to lose myself.

Alice Sebold

“I must have flowers, always, and always.”
Claude Monet

No occupation is so delightful to me as the culture of the earth, and no culture comparable to that of the garden.

Thomas Jefferson

The lesson I have thoroughly learnt, and wish to pass on to others, is to know the enduring happiness that the love of a garden gives.

Gertrude Jekyll

All gardening is landscape painting.

William Kent

A garden must combine the poetic and he mysterious with a feeling of serenity and joy.

Luis Barragan

It is a golden maxim to cultivate the garden for the nose, and the eyes will take care of themselves.

Robert Louis Stevenson

The most lasting and pure gladness comes to me from my gardens.

Lillie Langtry

 “I don't divide architecture, landscape and gardening; to me they are one.

Luis Barragan

Gardening always has been an art, essentially.

Robert Irwin

“He made two or three peculiar observations; as when shown the botanical garden, 'Is not EVERY garden a botanical garden?”
James Boswell, The Life of Samuel Johnson

“A garden to walk in and immensity to dream in-what more could he ask? A few flowers at his feet and above him the stars.”

Victor Hugo, Les Misérables

 “Imperceptible to you or me, flowers move and turn…oh yes, they do!”

― John Geddesmes, Edwin Gunn

                                                                        1. Alpina purpurata at Jim Thompson's House in Bangkok


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