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I put quite a few trees in last autumn. A lot of silver birch and a couple of native trees – just generally doing gardening, putting plants in and hedges in. It takes quite a lot of time and I love it. – Sean Bean

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My hobby is gardening, I love it, it’s my main hobby. I like being at home and I’m very happy being in my house, I love cooking. – Susan Hampshire

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I don’t see my artist friends as any more neurotic or addiction-prone than the others. The roommates I have had who were into triathlons or environmentalism were just as crazy as the poets, just as prone to tears over gardening or air conditioners, just a – Russell Smith

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Many talk about a guest worker program. I think most reasonable people believe that a guest worker program in the farming industry, perhaps in the gardening and landscape industries, is reasonable. – Gary Miller

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My favorite hobby is being alone. I like to be alone. I also like dancing, fishing, playing poker sometimes and vegetable gardening – corn, tomatoes, cucumbers, I have a big garden every year. – Emanuel Steward

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There is no gardening without humility. Nature is constantly sending even its oldest scholars to the bottom of the class for some egregious blunder. – Alfred Austin

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I’m not surfing much anymore, but I love hiking and gardening, and I’m always wearing a hat and sunblock. – Carolyn Murphy

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I am a particular fan of integrative exercise – that is, exercise that occurs in the course of doing some productive activity such as gardening, bicycling to work, doing home improvement projects and so on. – Andrew Weil

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Overall, the anarchy was the most creative of all periods of Japanese culture for in it there appeared the greatest landscape painting, the culmination of the skill of landscape gardening and the arts of flower arrangement, and the No drama. – J. M. Roberts

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Gardening gloves are for sissies. I always have dirt under my nails. – Hilarie Burton

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I grew up at my grandmother’s house, and she had a beautiful garden. I used to hate mowing the lawn and weeding, which is what you do when you’re a kid. I loathe gardening, but I love gardens, and I have two beautiful gardens. – Elton John

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Gardening is not trivial. If you believe that it is, closely examine why you feel that way. You may discover that this attitude has been forced upon you by mass media and the crass culture it creates and maintains. The fact is, gardening is just the oppos – Andrew Weil

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I could happily lean on a gate all the livelong day, chatting to passers-by about the wind and the rain. I do a lot of gate-leaning while I am supposed to be gardening, instead of hoeing, I lean on the gate, stare at the vegetable beds and ponder. – Tom Hodgkinson

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I don’t divide architecture, landscape and gardening, to me they are one. – Luis Barragan

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I still love farming and gardening and things like that in the summertime. – Blake Shelton

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I got a little house in East L.A. and did the gardening. I was doing some acting here and there, doing my own thing… getting back to reality. – Adam Ant

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There is some risk to increase birth defects if you do a lot of outdoor gardening when you are pregnant. That can increase rates of toxoplasmosis. – Emily Oster

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A generation before, it had been sagebrush and coyotes, a generation later, it was a burgeoning movie town. But for that brief idyllic time in 1910, Hollywood looked like the perfect place for a successful writer to settle down, build his dream house, and – Kage Baker

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I adore gardening and plan to take it up properly when I have a bit more time on my hands. Until then, I love pottering in garden centres. I’m totally low maintenance. I don’t ask for fancy plants, just basic, long-lasting shrubs that look nice. But I am – Shilpa Shetty

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Clarity is the most important thing. I can compare clarity to pruning in gardening. You know, you need to be clear. If you are not clear, nothing is going to happen. You have to be clear. Then you have to be confident about your vision. And after that, yo – Diane von Furstenberg

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I am sure that if you plant the trees back again, it will do nothing but good. – Michael Fish

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Cooking and gardening involve so many disciplines: math, chemistry, reading, history. – David Chang

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I value my garden more for being full of blackbirds than of cherries, and very frankly give them fruit for their songs. – Joseph Addison

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I loved to get all dusty and ride horses and plant potatoes and cotton. – Dorothy Malone

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When a finished work of 20th century sculpture is placed in an 18th century garden, it is absorbed by the ideal representation of the past, thus reinforcing political and social values that are no longer with us. – Robert Smithson

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The human soul is hungry for beauty, we seek it everywhere – in landscape, music, art, clothes, furniture, gardening, companionship, love, religion, and in ourselves. No one would desire not to be beautiful. When we experience the beautiful, there is a se – John O’Donohue

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I like solitary pursuits, such as reading or pottering about in the garden. – Hayley Mills

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I have an armchair interest in gardening, but I don’t like to get my knees dirty. I don’t have a garden. – Nick Cave

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I just planted the family vegetables yesterday. You name it, I grow it. – Steve Zahn

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I think we all have a dream of what it would be like not to work and grow heirloom tomatoes, and I do have that dream. It would be lovely. I do love gardening and all of that, but I do love my work. – Helen Mirren

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Well tended garden is better than a neglected wood lot. – Dixie Lee Ray

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Rock ‘n’ Roll, no roses or gardening. – Tina Charles

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Working with plants, trees, fences and walls, if they practice sincerely they will attain enlightenment. – Dogen

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The English may love gardening and fishing, but they have never struck me as being close to nature. Their way of expression is ‘the hollyhocks are awfully good’ sort of thing, all done in very good taste. The savagery of nature is something they don’t dwe – Denholm Elliott

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The cottage garden, most for use designed, Yet not of beauty destitute. – Charlotte Smith

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I love a lot of things, and I’m pretty much obsessive about most things I do, whether it be gardening, or architecture, or music. I’d be an obsessive hairdresser. – Gates McFadden

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I do the gardening. – Ken Livingstone

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The profession I have keeps dragging me into drama and taking me away from baking, flowering and gardening. – Lykke Li

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Do you know that charming part of our country which has been called the garden of France – that spot where, amid verdant plains watered by wide streams, one inhales the purest air of heaven? – Alfred de Vigny

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Some men like to make a little garden out of life and walk down a path. – Jean Anouilh

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I need my friends, I need my house, I need my garden. – Miranda Richardson

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The garden, by design, is concerned with both the interior and the land beyond the garden. – Stephen Gardiner

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A person cannot love a plant after he has pruned it, then he has either done a poor job or is devoid of emotion. – Liberty Hyde Bailey

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But if each man could have his own house, a large garden to cultivate and healthy surroundings – then, I thought, there will be for them a better opportunity of a happy family life. – George Cadbury

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I do some of my best thinking while pulling weeds. – Martha Smith

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The secret of improved plant breeding, apart from scientific knowledge, is love. – Luther Burbank

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We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough? – Wendell Berry

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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

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I also like to garden. I grow things, vegetables, flowers… I particularly like orchids. I raise orchids. – Beau Bridges

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It’s true that I have a wide range of interests. I like to write and paint and make music and go walking on my own and garden. In fact, gardening is probably what I enjoy doing more than anything else. – Viggo Mortensen

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