God almighty first planted a garden: and, indeed, it is the purest of human pleasure.
Author: Francis Bacon (1561-1626)
Profession: British Philosopher, Essayist, Statesman
A garden must be looked into, and dressed as the body.
Author: George Herbert (1593-1632)
Profession: British Metaphysical Poet
No occupation is so delightful to me as the culture of the earth, and no culture comparable to that of the garden.
Author: Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826)
Profession: Third President of the USA
The best place to seek God is in a garden. You can dig for him there.
Author: George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950)
Profession: Irish-born British Dramatist
It is a golden maxim to cultivate the garden for the nose, and the eyes will take care of themselves.
Author: Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1895)
Profession: Scottish Essayist, Poet, Novelist