What is the most famous quote by Margery Fish ?
you mustn't rely on your flowers to make your garden attractive. A good bone structure must come first, with an intelligent use of evergreen plants so that the garden is always clothed, no matter what time of year. Flowers are an added delight, but a good garden is the garden you enjoy looking at even in the depths of winter.— Margery Fish
The most jittery Margery Fish quotes that will add value to your life
Following is a list of the best quotes, including various Margery Fish inspirational quotes, and other famous sayings by Margery Fish.
Firmness in all aspects is a most important quality when gardening, not only in planting but in pruning, dividing and tying up. Plants are like babies, they know when an amateur is handling them.
I have never regretted our foolhardiness.
Of course, we made mistakes, endless mistakes, but at least they were our own, just as the garden was our own.
I could go on and on. But that is just what gardening is, going on and on. My philistine of a husband often told with amusement how a cousin when asked when he expected to finish his garden replied 'Never, I hope'. And that, I think, applies to all true gardeners.
Gardening is like everything else in life, you get out of it as much as you put in. No one can make a garden by buying a few packets of seeds or doing an afternoon's weeding. You must love it, and then your love will be repaid a thousandfold, as every gardener knows.
It is always a great pleasure, and surprise, when you happen on just the perfect place in which to plant some special treasure.
The house, while sound in wind and limb, was described as being of 'no character.' We didn't think then that it had anything but character, rather sinister perhaps, but definitely character.