Let's get back to the garden...

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I have a big book full of quotes and little stories I have saved since I was a teenager. This afternoon, I sat down to write some in I had been collecting, and found these ones related to gardening. I hope you like them!!

* "But though an old man, I am but a young gardener."-Thomas Jefferson

* This used to be among my prayers- a little piece of land, not so very large, which would contain a garden, and near the house a spring of everflowing water, and beyond these a bit of wood."-Roman poet Horace

* "I want death to find me planting my cabbages."-Montaigne

* "...and we've got to get ourselves back to the garden." -Joni Mitchell

* "They paved paradise and put up a parking lot." -Joni Mitchell

* Show me your garden and I shall tell you what you are! -Alfred Austin

* Oh Adam was a gardener and God who made him sees, that half a proper gardeners work is done upon his knees! -Rudyard Kipling

-- Melissa in SE Ohio (me@home.net), February 28, 2002


I Like Them!

-- Christine in OK (cljford@mmcable.com), February 28, 2002.

nice........:>) and I oh so badly want to get back in my gardens and there is so much SNOW!!!! Please spring, come quickly.

-- diane (gardiacaprines@yahoo.com), February 28, 2002.

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