quote by Edwin Way Teale

For man, autumn is a time of harvest, of gathering together. For nature, it is a time of sowing, of scattering abroad.

— Edwin Way Teale

Most Powerful Garden Harvest quotations

Love is to the heart what the summer is to the farmer's year.

It brings to harvest all the loveliest flowers of the soul.

Garden harvest quote So plant your own gardens and decorate your soul instead of waiting for someone
So plant your own gardens and decorate your soul instead of waiting for someone to bring you flowers.

Under the harvest moon, When the soft silver Drips shimmering Over the garden nights, Death, the gray mocker, Comes and whispers to you As a beautiful friend Who remembers.

Garden harvest quote Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming garden
Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.

It's the sheer joy of seeing things grow and helping them to grow, even harvesting the stuff that you've grown yourself, no matter how old you are.

Our tendency is to be interested in something that is growing in the garden, not in the bare soil itself. But if you want to have a good harvest, the most important thing is to make the soil rich and cultivate it well.

Live as if you liked yourself, and it may happen: reach out, keep reaching out, keep bringing in. This is how we are going to live for a long time: not always, for every gardener knows that after the digging, after the planting, after the long season of tending and growth, the harvest comes.

Garden harvest quote Always do your best. What you plant now will harvest later.
Always do your best. What you plant now will harvest later.

Leaders are like gardeners ... As leaders we are not only responsible for harvesting our own success but for cultivating the success of the next generation.

A garden was one of the few thing in prison that one could control.

To plant a seed, watch it grow, to tend it then harvest it, offered a simple but enduring satisfaction. The sense of being the custodian of this small patch of earth offered a taste of freedom.

Who loves a garden, still his Eden keeps, Perennial pleasures plants, and wholesome harvests reaps.

Garden harvest quote We enjoy life's garden. Life is the flower for which love is the honey.
We enjoy life's garden. Life is the flower for which love is the honey.

The only thing that endures over time is the 'Law of the Farm.

' You must prepare the ground, plant the seed, cultivate, and water if you expect to reap the harvest.

Think of your mind, your emotions, and your spirit as the ultimate garden.

The way to ensure a bountiful, nourishing harvest is to plant seeds like love, warmth, and appreciation, instead of seeds like disappointment, anger, and fear.

No matter where you are you can grow something to eat.

Shift your thinking and you'd be surprised at the places your food can be grown! Window sill, fire escape and rooftop gardens have the same potential to provide impressive harvests as backyard gardens, greenhouses and community spaces.

Garden harvest quote If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.
If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.

There is a continuity about the garden and an order of succession in the garden year which is deeply pleasing, and in one sense there are no breaks or divisions - seed time flows on to flowering time and harvest time; no sooner is one thing dying than another is coming to life.

I grow green beans in my garden. The one thing I know about harvesting them is that you need to train your eyes to see the beans. At first it all looks like leaves, until you see one bean and then another and another. If you want clarity, too, you have to look hard. You have to look under things and look from different angles. You'll see what you need to when you do that. A hundred beans, suddenly.

I have often thought that if heaven had given me choice of my position and calling, it should have been on a rich spot of earth, well watered, and near a good market for the productions of the garden. No occupation is so delightful to me as the culture of the earth, and no culture comparable to that of the garden. Such a variety of subjects, some one always coming to perfection, the failure of one thing repaired by the success of another, and instead of one harvest, a continued one thro' the year. Under a total want of demand except for our family table. I am still devoted to the garden. But tho' an old man, I am but a young gardener.

Garden harvest quote To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow.
To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow.

Knowledge is like a garden; if it is not cultivated, it cannot be harvested.

The best recipe for happiness and contentment I've seen is this: dig a big hole in the garden of your thoughts and put into it all your disillusions, disappointments, regrets, worries, troubles, doubts, and fears. Cover well with the earth of fruitfulness. Water it from the well of contentment. Sow on top the seeds of hope, courage, strength, patience, and love. Then when the time for gathering comes, may your harvest be a rich and fruitful one.

Let every Christian be a gardener so that he and she and the whole of creation, which groans in expectation of the Spirit's final harvest, may inherit Paradise. If we Christian's truly treasure the hope that one day we, like Adam and the penitent thief, will walk alongside the One who caused even the dead wood of the Cross to blossom with flowers, then we must also imitate the Master's art and make the desolate earth grow green.

Garden harvest quote What you plan now, you will harvest later
What you plan now, you will harvest later
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In some ways, I saw the garden as a metaphor for certain aspects of my life.

A leader must also tend his garden; he, too, plants seeds, and then watches, cultivates, and harvests the results. Like the gardener, a leader must take responsibility for what he cultivates; he must mind his work, try to repel enemies, preserve what can be preserved, and eliminate what cannot succeed.

Agriculture probably required a far greater discipline than did any form of food collecting. Seeds had to be planted at certain seasons, some protection had to be given to the growing plants and animals, harvests had to be reaped, stored and divided. Thus, we might argue that it was neither leisure time nor a sedentary existence but the more rigorous demands associated with an agricultural way of life that led to great cultural changes.

That good gardener, who wept thorns plowing his fields - harvests grace with joy.

Garden harvest quote Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flo
Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead.

Gardening can be a compelling cooperative activity.

Your best harvest may be the pleasure you get from working with family and friends. There's never a shortage of things to do, no limit to the lessons that can be learned, especially for children, and there's always plenty of credit to go around, even for the mistakes.