Walking in a beautiful flower garden is one of life’s greatest pleasures. Here are 60 beautiful garden quotes to honor the best that life has to offer.

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Let’s have a little exercise. Ready?

Imagine yourself in front of a stoned wall without any openings. You notice a small light coming from the bottom of the wall. Curiously, you pressed through one of the stones and were thrilled to discover that stones in that one part can easily be displaced. You went through them one by one until finally, you’ve created a big enough hole to pass to the other side.

The other side of the wall presented you with wonders too magnificent to put into actual words. Flowers of all kinds, shapes, and colors were growing everywhere. Piles and piles of exquisite ferns and herbs were thrown in all sides. Birds happily singing between them.

How did that make you feel? You felt exalted, didn’t you? Even the thought of the best nature has to offer gives us exuberant joy. It makes us feel at peace and gives us hope that there is something that life has to offer. It makes us feel the joy that Mary Lennox felt when she first entered The Secret Garden (Love Burnett’s novels? Here are some of the best Frances Hodgson Burnett quotes).

To help you appreciate life’s beauty through the lens of mother nature, we’ve compiled inspirational quotes and sayings about flower gardens, as well as flower beds, flowers from the garden, and flowers from my garden quotes.

17 Inspiring Quotes and Sayings About Flower Gardens

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Spending time in gardens, tending to flowers always help to lighten the mood. So to start off, here are quotes about garden and flowers:

#1 “The job of the united nations is to grow more flowers and more smiles on the earth.” ― Amit Ray

#2 “You’re only here for a short visit. Don’t hurry, don’t worry. And be sure to smell the flowers along the way.” ― Walter Hagen

#3 “She sprouted love like flowers, grew a garden in her mind, and even on the darkest days, From her smile the sun still shined.” ― Erin Hanson

#4 “Flowers are restful to look at. They have neither emotions nor conflicts.” ― Sigmund Freud

#5 “Flowers always make people better, happier, and more helpful; they are sunshine, food, and medicine to the mind.” ― Luther Burbank

#6 “Flowers are the music of the ground. From earth’s lips spoken without sound.” ― Edwin Curran

#7 “Where flowers bloom so does hope.” ― Lady Bird Johnson

#8 “Stretching his hand up to reach the stars, too often man forgets the flowers at his feet.” ― Jeremy Bentham

#9 “A world of grief and pain
flowers bloom –
even then.”
― Kobayashi Issa

Here are more flower garden quotes:

#10 “Happiness is to hold flowers in both hands.” ― Japanese Proverb

#11 “Bread feeds the body, indeed, but flowers feed also the soul.” ― The Koran

#12 “A flower blooming in the desert proves to the world that adversity, no matter how great, can be overcome.” – Matshona Dhliwayo

#13 “A flower cannot blossom without sunshine, and man cannot live without love.” ― Max Muller

#14 “Minds are like flowers; they open only when the time is right.” ― Stephen Richards

#15 “Even the tiniest of flowers can have the toughest roots.” ― Shannon Mullen

#16 “Deep in their roots, all flowers keep the light.” ― Theodore Roethke

#17 “I am in awe of flowers. Not because of their colors, but because even though they have dirt in their roots, they still grow. They still bloom.” ― D. Antoinette Foy

17 Flowers From the Garden Quotes

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It’s always a pleasure to see flowers bloom and grow. Here are some quotes for flower gardens:

#1 “Flowers whisper ‘Beauty!’ to the world, even as they fade, wilt, fall.”
― Dr. SunWolf

#2 “A flower does not think of competing with the flower next to it. It just blooms.” ― Zen Shin

#3 “Flowers are the music of the ground.
From earth’s lips spoken without sound.”
― Edwin Curran

#4 “The earth laughs in flowers.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson

#5 “The very best relationship has a gardener and a flower. The gardener nurtures and the flower blooms.” ― Carole Radziwill

#6 “When a flower doesn’t bloom you fix the environment in which it grows, not the flower.” ― Alexander Den Heijer

#7 “Every flower is a soul blossoming in nature.” ― Gerard De Nerval

#8 “A flower does not use words to announce its arrival to the world; it just blooms.” ― Matshona Dhliwayo

#9 “Flowers have spoken to me more than I can tell in written words. They are the hieroglyphics of angels, loved by all men for the beauty of the character, though few can decipher even fragments of their meaning.” ― Lydia Maria Child

#10 “Flowers are the Romeos and the Juliets of nature!” ― Mehmet Murat ildan

Here are more flowers in the garden quotes:

#11 “Almost every person, from childhood, has been touched by the untamed beauty of wildflowers.” ― Lady Bird Johnson

#12 “The flower which is single need not envy the thorns that are numerous.“ ― Rabindranath Tagore

#13 “If we could see the miracle of a single flower clearly our whole life would change.” ― Buddha

#14 “Gardens and flowers have a way of bringing people together, drawing them from their homes.” ― Clare Ansberry

#15 “You can cut all the flowers but you cannot keep spring from coming.” ― Pablo Neruda

#16 “Flowers enshrine my heart between their petals; that’s why my heartbeats love them so much.” ― Unknown

#17 “In joy or sadness, flowers are our constant friends.” ― Okakura Kakuzo

13 Flower Bed Quotes

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A beautiful flower garden invokes happiness in everyone who sees it. Here are in a garden full of flowers quotes:

#1 “Flowers are those little colorful beacons of the sun from which we get sunshine when dark, somber skies blanket our thoughts.” ― Dodinsky

#2 “Flowers are the beautiful hairs of the Mother Spring! Don’t pluck them!” ― Mehmet Murat ildan

#3 “Flowers are like friends; They bring color to your world.” ― Anonymous

#4 “There are always flowers for those who want to see them.” ― Henri Matisse

#5 “Flowers don’t worry about how they’re going to bloom. They just open up and turn toward the light and that makes them beautiful.” ― Jim Carrey

#6 “Flowers don’t tell, they show.” ― Stephanie Skeem

#7 “If you look the right way, you can see that the whole world is a garden.” ― Frances Hodgson Burnett

Here are more flowers in garden quotes:

#8 Silently a flower blooms,
In silence it falls away;
Yet here now, at this moment, at this place,
The world of the flower, the whole of
the world is blooming.
This is the talk of the flower,
the truth of the blossom;
The glory of eternal life is fully shining here.
― Zenkei Shibayama

#9 “One of the most attractive things about flowers is their beautiful reserve.” ― Henry David Thoreau

#10 “Flowers are the sweetest things God ever made and forgot to put a soul into.” ― Henry Ward Beecher

#11 “Flowers enshrine my heart between their petals; that’s why my heartbeats love them so much.” ― Anonymous

#12 “Flowers are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty outvalues all the utilities in the world.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson

#13 “Always grow flowers, as that will make your way full of flowers. Never grow thorns, as that will make your way thorny. Never want to target someone on an arrow. You may become the target of that arrow. Never make a well in the way of someone. As you may pass by that way sometime.” ― Rahman Baba

13 Flowers From My Garden Quotes

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Flowers are a great addition to home gardens everywhere as they add a certain aesthetic value. Here are my garden flower quotes.

#1 “If you tend to a flower, it will bloom, no matter how many weeds surround it.” ― Matshona Dhliwayo

#2 “To pick a flower is so much more satisfying than just observing it, or photographing it … So in later years, I have grown in my garden as many flowers as possible for children to pick.” ― Anne Scott ― James

#3 “All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.” ― Abraham Lincoln

#4 “In my garden, there is a large place for sentiment. My garden of flowers is also my garden of thoughts and dreams. The thoughts grow as freely as the flowers, and the dreams are as beautiful.” ― Abram L. Urban

#5 “Don’t let the tall weeds cast a shadow on the beautiful flowers in your garden.” – Steve Maraboli

#6 “Let a hundred flowers bloom.” ― Mao Zedong

#7 “Water Lilies is an extension of my life. Without the water, the lilies cannot live, as I am without art.” ― Claude Monet

#8 “When the flower blooms, the bees come uninvited.” ― Ramakrishna

#9 “I will go pick daisies and have a happy heart.” ― Kimber Annie Engstrom

The first flower that blooms in your garden gives an accomplishment like no other! Here as well are the first flower in my garden quotes

#10 “Happiness is seeing the first flower blossom on a plant planted by my own hands.” ― Uma Bhattacharya

#11 “The first blooms of spring always make my heart sing.” ― S. Brown

#12 “She was like the first flower that blooms in the spring. A notification of happiness to come.” ― Anonymous

#13 “The first wildflower of the year is like land after sea.” ― Thomas Wentworth Higginson

Wrapping It Up

In the book The Secret Garden, Mary discovered surprise surprise ― a secret garden. After this discovery, she became kinder, more considerate, and outgoing.

This can be applied in real life as well. Spending time tending to flowers, and breathing in the fresh air is great for our well-being. Life after all has more to offer than the plain old grays we see. We just have to look outside of our walls in order to appreciate them. It may be as simple as passing time with friends or spending it frolicking in nature.

This pandemic has not exactly been the best for our mental health. Hopefully, our compilation of the most beautiful flower garden quotes helped to make you see the beauty of life in the simplest, most natural things.

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