Quotes on Gardens and
compiled by Patty Crowe
The Gardener is the keeper of the earth. His task is to
tame Mother Nature without destroying her spirit. The Gardener is the
earth's artist, creating living art with living seed. The Gardener is
the architect of hope and purveyor of the future, for without him there
would be no food or life or joy or tamed beauty. That great English poet
John Keats, with his knack for embodying reflections of the world in so
succinct and soothing a manner pointed out that, "The poetry of the
earth is never dead."
This book is a tribute to the poets of the earth, the workers of the
soil, the growers and guardians of living things.