quote by William Kent

All gardening is landscape painting.

— William Kent

Most Powerful Landscape Gardener quotations

The first supermarket supposedly appeared on the American landscape in 1946.

That is not very long ago. Until then, where was all the food? Dear folks, the food was in homes, gardens, local fields, and forests. It was near kitchens, near tables, near bedsides. It was in the pantry, the cellar, the backyard.

Landscape gardener 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.

Parks and gardens are the quintessential intimate landscapes.

People use them all the time, leaving their energy and memories behind. It's what's left behind that I like to photograph.

Landscape gardener 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.

We are a landscape of all we have seen.

Overall, the anarchy was the most creative of all periods of Japanese culture for in it there appeared the greatest landscape painting, the culmination of the skill of landscape gardening and the arts of flower arrangement, and the No drama.

A garden is a complex of aesthetic and plastic intentions;

and the plant is, to a landscape artist, not only a plant - rare, unusual, ordinary or doomed to disappearance - but it is also a color, a shape, a volume or an arabesque in itself.

Landscape gardener 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.

A statue in a garden is to be considered as one part of a scene or landscape.

Overall, the anarchy was the most creative of all periods of Japanese culture for in it there appeared the greatest landscape painting, the culmination of the skill of landscape gardening and the arts of flower arrangement, and the No drama.

Men have dominated the field of landscape photography just as they have dominated the land itself. Thus shooting a virgin landscape has been man's work - hunting, not gardening.

Landscape gardener quote To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow.
To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow.

No words will ever describe the exquisite beauty and charm of this mountain park – Nature’s landscape garden at once tenderly beautiful and sublime. No wonder it draws nature-lovers from all over the world.

Then followed that beautiful season... Summer.... Filled was the air with a dreamy and magical light; and the landscape Lay as if new created in all the freshness of childhood.

If your spirit still looks around at the time of prayer, then it does not yet pray as a monk. You are no better than a man of affairs engaged in a kind of landscape gardening.

Landscape gardener 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.

Many talk about a guest worker program.

I think most reasonable people believe that a guest worker program in the farming industry, perhaps in the gardening and landscape industries, is reasonable.

Even the smallest landscape can offer pride of ownership not only to its inhabitants but to its neighbors. The world delights in a garden.... Creating any garden, big or small, is, in the end, all about joy.

A garden should make you feel you've entered privileged space -- a place not just set apart but reverberant -- and it seems to me that, to achieve this, the gardener must put some kind of twist on the existing landscape, turn its prose into something nearer poetry.

Landscape gardener quote The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in havi
The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.

All gardening is landscape painting,' said Alexander Pope.

The naked figures in the landscape have willingly undressed for my camera.

They are either perfect beings heroically occupying their Edens, or else they are gardeners after the Fall, lost and exposed to both the elements and the lens.

My favorite thing is landscaping. I love landscaping. And so what I'll do is, mostly I put language into search engines, and if I want to look, like, at tulip gardens, or, like, Georgian gardens, i love English gardens, how they're laid out. Japanese gardens, Asian gardens. So, I'm kind of a frustrated landscaper.

Landscape gardener 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.

Each work of art excludes the world, concentrates attention on itself.

For the time it is the only thing worth doing --to do just that; be it a sonnet, a statue, a landscape, an outline head of Caesar, or an oration. Presently we return to the sight of another that globes itself into a whole as did the first, for example, a beautiful garden; and nothing seems worth doing in life but laying out a garden.

With the garden I planted for the Reina Sofia, each plant related to different celebrations along the calendar - Christmas with evergreen trees, Valentine's Day with roses, Halloween with pumpkins. All these symbols are so culturally loaded, but they are organic living entities - just like the fish in the tanks. They grow on their own. The symbolic ecosystem is growing without a narrative anymore. It's a physical and mental landscape.

The way that people are watching TV is changing.

The landscape of television is changing. Movies are becoming much more insular. They're like a walled garden, where you know what you're going to see and you expect it. But in the world of TV, because it's episodic, you can explore any area because you have time to do that. You can take risks on the kinds of storytelling that you're doing.

Landscape gardener quote If there is no gardener, there is no garden.
If there is no gardener, there is no garden.

To the landscape architect a rock garden... appears... the work of a lunatic.

If a garden is well maintained and neatly landscaped, there must be a dedicated and efficient gardener.

Georgian England, to see those wonderful houses being built.

And the clothes were interesting too, although I wouldn't want to wear a wig. It's also the most beautiful period of English landscape gardening. They had famous gardeners like Capability Brown.

Landscape gardener quote We must cultivate our own garden.
We must cultivate our own garden.

The seeds from Ramanujan's garden have been blowing on the wind and have been sprouting all over the landscape. [On the stimulating effects of Ramanujan's mathematical legacy.]

There might be a class of beings, human once, but now to humanity invisible, for whose scrutiny, and for whose refined appreciation of the beautiful, more especially than for our own, had been set in order by God the great landscape-garden of the whole earth.

Certainly if I were to think in terms of a field that would have required a different mode of education, I think I would have leaned in the direction of being a therapist. And without the education, or a different kind of education, I think my first choice would be a landscape architect. I love to garden.

Landscape gardener quote The real voyage of discovery consists not seeking new landscapes but in having n
The real voyage of discovery consists not seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.
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My mother brought me numerous times to visit Orton as a child, and I have visited the gardens with my children many times. Orton is a gem on the Cape Fear River and I am excited about our restoration efforts to bring it back to its original landscape.

Landscaping is the great cardinal sin of modern architecture.

It's not your garden, it's not a park - it's a formless patch of grass, shrubbery and the occasional tree that exists purely to stop the original developer's plans from looking like a howling concrete wilderness.

Gardening is really an extended form of reading, of history and philosophy.

The garden itself has become like writing a book. I walk around and walk around. Apparently people often see me standing there and they wave to me and I don't see them because I am reading the landscape.

Landscape gardener quote Growing you own food is like printing your own money!
Growing you own food is like printing your own money!
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Permaculture offers a radical approach to food production and urban renewal, water, energy and pollution. It integrates ecology, landscape, organic gardening, architecture and agro-forestry in creating a rich and sustainable way of living. It uses appropriate technology giving high yields for low energy inputs, achieving a resource of great diversity and stability. The design principles are equally applicable to both urban and rural dwellers

You can put a gardener behind the wheel, but you can't keep her eyes off the landscape.

Designing a landscape is about connecting the body, soul and mind to the land itself.

To plant is but a part of landscape composition; to co-ordinate is all.

The secret of landscapes isn't creation...It's maintenance.