Summer Gardening Guide

Summer Gardening Guide


“Where but in a garden do summer hours pass so quickly?”

“Don’t grumble that roses have thorns, be thankful that thorns have roses.”

“Roses are red,
Violets are blue;
But they don’t get around
Like the dandelions do.”…Slim Acres

“Over fertilized plants may be beautiful but are otherwise useless, like people whose energies are devoted so completely to their appearance that there is no other development.”…William Longgood

“Flowers always make people better, happier, and more helpful: they are sunshine, food and medicine to the soul.”…Luther Burbank

“You know you are a hard-core gardener if you deadhead flowers in other people’s garden.”…Sue Careless

“Sweet flowers are slow and weeds make haste.”…William Shakespeare

“Gardens are not made by sitting in the shade.”…Rudyard Kipling

“More grows in the garden than the gardener sows.”…Old Spanish Proverb

“A flower is an educated weed.”…Luther Burbank

“The only two herbicides we recommend are cultivation and mulching.”…Organic Gardening Magazine