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.

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. 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.

  2. joel o LeGrand

    OOOP! Mr. King believe.

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