There are no gardening mistakes, only experiments.
— Janet Kilburn Phillips
A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in.
— Greek proverb
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
The garden suggests there might be a place where we can meet nature halfway.
— Michael Pollan