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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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 do the gardening. – Ken Livingstone

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

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

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