As our exciting #IDEAS101 Issue hits the shelves, we are sure that you are going to adore our newest insert, DECOGROW. We dig up the best gardening inspiration in every issue, ensuring your green fingers are always on trend.

To celebrate #DECOGROW you stand the chance to WIN one of three copies of Jane’s Delicious Garden by Jane Griffiths, who has been growing organic vegetables and herbs for more than 15 years. This book has led to a vegetable revolution in South Africa and is a must for all home growers! A visual feast of a book that is packed full of information on organic gardening, seeds and seedlings, garden design and maintenance with an A-Z guide on vegetables, herbs and other useful plants.

Jane's Delicious Garden

The quote ‘Gardening is cheaper than therapy and you get tomatoes’ features our #DECOGROW article in our latest #IDEAS101 issue.
To win, simply comment below and tell us what your favorite quote on gardening is.

Competition ends 15 May 2015. Winners are notified privately.

43 COMMENTS

  1. “The glory of gardening: hands in the dirt, head in the sun, heart with nature. To nurture a garden is to feed not just on the body, but the soul.”

    — Alfred Austin

  2. The kiss of the sun for pardon

    The song of the birds for mirth

    One is nearer to God’s heart in the garden

    Than anywhere else on earth

    Dorothy Gurney

  3. The glory of gardening: hands in the dirt, head in the sun, heart with nature. To nurture a garden is to feed not just on the body, but the soul.

    Alfred Austin

  4. “He who plants a garden plants happiness.
    If you want to be happy for a lifetime, plant a garden”.
    (a Chinese Proverb)

  5. “A life is like a garden. Perfect moments can be had, but not preserved, except in memory.” – Leonard Nimoy

  6. My garden is my happy space. I experience the synergy with nature & celebrate the joy when my roses bloom & my chilli plant gives me the hottest chilli’s ever!!!

  7. “It was such a pleasure to sink one’s hands into the warm earth, to feel at one’s fingertips the possibilities of the new season.”

  8. The glory of gardening: hands in the dirt, head in the sun, heart with nature. To nurture a garden is to feed not just on the body, but the soul.

  9. “Mother Earth longs to feel Your naked feet upon here… Your fingers caressing her soil…From it forms a bond to our origins…”

  10. A Greenpeace quote; “Growing your own vegetables is like printing money” appeared on my newsfeed but I couldn’t help thinking it was more like watching caterpillars eat my money while small children rip it into tiny pieces.

    (I think I really need Jane’s help).

  11. A garden is a grand teacher. It teaches patience and careful watchfulness; it teaches industry and thrift; above all it teaches entire trust.
    Gertrude Jekyll

  12. The single greatest lesson the garden teaches is that our relationship to the planet need not be zero-sum, and that as long as the sun still shines and people still can plan and plant, think and do, we can, if we bother to try, find ways to provide for ourselves without diminishing the world.

  13. Flowers always make people better, happier, and more helpful; they are sunshine, food and medicine for the soul.

  14. A garden is a grand teacher. It teaches patience and careful watchfulness; it teaches industry and thrift; above all it teaches entire trust…. Hope i win got my fingers and toes crossed, Lol…

  15. My green thumb came only as a result of the mistakes I made while learning to see things from the plant’s point of view.

  16. Weather means more when you have a garden. There’s nothing like listening to a shower and thinking how it is soaking in around your green beans.

  17. The greatest fine art of the future will be the making of a comfortable living from a small piece of land

  18. Gardening requires lots of water — most of it in the form of perspiration. – Lou Erickson

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