Thought of the day

Thought of the Day

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Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Garden writer and blogger, author of 65 gardening books, lecturer and communicator, the Laidback Gardener, Larry Hodgson, passed away in October 2022. Known for his great generosity, his thoroughness and his sense of humor, he reached several generations of amateur and professional gardeners over his 40-year career. Thanks to his son, Mathieu Hodgson, and a team of contributors, laidbackgardener.blog will continue its mission of demystifying gardening and making it more accessible to all.

3 comments on “Thought of the Day

  1. joel o LeGrand

    OOOP! Mr. King believe.

  2. joel o LeGrand

    I thought I had heard everything that Mr. believed & never knew he was a gardener.

    • Of course, the apple tree would have been a metaphor… This quote is also attributed to Martin Luther… and other other people. I used Martin Luther King Jr because he’s the best known source.

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