Ricky Gervais Page

“You should make something. You should bring something into the world that wasn't in the world before. It doesn't matter what it is. It doesn't matter if it's a table or a film or gardening-everyone should create. You should do something, then sit back and say, 'I did that.”

- Ricky Gervais

Alfred Austin Page

“The glory of gardening: hands in the dirt, head in the sun, heart with nature. To nurture a garden is to feed not just on the body, but the soul.”

- Alfred Austin

Margaret Atwood Page

“Gardening is not a rational act.”

- Margaret Atwood

Source/Notes: Bluebeard's Egg (2012 edition), Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - ISBN: 9780544146730
Lindley Karstens Page

“Gardening is about enjoying the smell of things growing in the soil, getting dirty without feeling guilty, and generally taking the time to soak up a little peace and serenity.”

- Lindley Karstens

Clive Anderson Page

“Gardening has just sort of grown on me. I find it therapeutic. And I like smelly things.”

- Clive Anderson


Alfred Austin Page

“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

Luis Barragan Page

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

- Luis Barragan

Sean Bean Page

“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

Tina Charles Page

“Rock 'n' Roll, no roses or gardening.”

- Tina Charles

Steven Cojocaru Page

“I don't hold that everybody has to love fashion. Some people like gardening.”

- Steven Cojocaru


Gertrude Jekyll Page

“The love of gardening is a seed once sown that never dies.”

- Gertrude Jekyll

Gates McFadden Page

“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

Gary Miller Page

“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

Juliet Mills Page

“My hobbies are cooking and gardening, especially growing orchids. I love soccer, my husband and I support a British team called Chelsea, and I also enjoy tennis. We have 3 cats.”

- Juliet Mills


Jeremy Northam Page

“The space and light up there in Norfolk is wonderfully peaceful. I find myself doing funny things like gardening, and cooking, which I rarely do in London.”

- Jeremy Northam

Oscar de la Renta Page

“Gardening is how I relax. It's another form of creating and playing with colors.”

- Oscar de la Renta