Facts about Gertrude Jekyll

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Gertrude Jekyll was a famous Celebrity from United Kingdom, who lived between and 1932.

Our collection contains 8 quotes who is written / told by Gertrude, under the main topic Gardening.

Famous quotes by Gertrude Jekyll (8)


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"There is no spot of ground, however arid, bare or ugly, that cannot be tamed into such a state as may give an impression of beauty and delight"
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"A garden is a grand teacher. It teaches patience and careful watchfulness; it teaches industry and thrift; above all it teaches entire trust"
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"The lesson I have thoroughly learnt, and wish to pass on to others, is to know the enduring happiness that the love of a garden gives"
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"It is no use asking me or anyone else how to dig... Better to go and watch a man digging, and then take a spade and try to do it"
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"The love of gardening is a seed once sown that never dies"
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"There is a lovable quality about the actual tools. One feels so kindly to the thing that enables the hand to obey the brain. Moreover, one feels a good deal of respect for it; without it the brain and the hand would be helpless"
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"What is one to say about June, the time of perfect young summer, the fulfillment of the promise of the earlier months, and with as yet no sign to remind one that its fresh young beauty will ever fade"
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"In garden arrangement, as in all other kinds of decorative work, one has not only to acquire a knowledge of what to do, but also to gain some wisdom in perceiving what it is well to let alone"


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