“work with as much as possible, against as little as possible”

— Gilles Clement

"As I see it, it is no longer possible to garden without being aware of the ecosystem.”

— Gilles Clement

"Gardens connect us to the past, and let us dream of the future"

— Anna Pavord

"When we see land as a community to which we belong, we may begin to use it with love and respect"

— Aldo Leopold

"It seems to me that the natural world is the greatest source… of so much in life that makes life worth living"

— Sir David Attenborough

"Our world is asking for gardens to be more, to light the way to a new relationship with nature…"

— Benjamin Vogt

"You can’t go on having babies, but you can nurture life."

— Beth Chatto

"One of the most important resources that a garden makes available for use, is the gardener’s own body. A garden gives the body the dignity of working in its own support. It is a way of rejoining the human race."

— Wendell Berry

"What the imagination seizes as beauty must be truth"

— John Keats