Gardening is Civil and Social

by Henry David Thoreau

Gardening is civil and social,
but it wants the vigor and freedom
of the forest and the outlaw.





National Simplicity Day is observed every July 12th in Thoreau's honor.

Henry David Thoreau was an advocate for living a life of simplicity.

As featured on
The Daily Gardener podcast:

Words inspired by the garden are the sweetest, most beautiful words of all.
Henry David Thoreau
Henry David Thoreau

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