Gardening Thought of the day

Thought of the Day

Source: Cade Martin, Dawn Arlotta, pixnio.com

A man should never plant a garden larger than his wife can take care of.

T.H. Everett, 1952

Larry Hodgson is one of Canada’s best-known garden communicators. He has notably been editor-in-chief of HousePlant Magazine, Fleurs, Plantes et Jardins, À Fleur de Pot and Houseplant Forum magazines and is currently the garden correspondent for Le Soleil and radio garden commentator for CKIA-FM Radio. He has written for many garden publications in both the United States and Canada, including Canadian Gardening, Harrowsmith, Horticulture, Fine Gardening and Organic Gardening. He also speaks frequently to horticultural groups throughout Canada and the U.S. His book credits include The Garden Lover’s Guide to Canada, Complete Guide to Houseplants, Making the Most of Shade, Perennials for Every Purpose, Annuals for Every Purpose, and Houseplants for Dummies, as well as nearly 60 other titles in English and French. He is a past president of the Garden Writers Association (now Garden Communicators International) and the winner of the prestigious 2006 Garden Media Promoter Award offered by the Perennial Plant Association. He resides in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada.

3 comments on “Thought of the Day

  1. I’d like a couple of those words reversed please. 🙂

    • I did think about it… and it would have been even funnier, but it’s a quote. You’re kind of stuck with the wording when it’s a quote, aren’t you!

  2. Murray Connelly

    Quite so!

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