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A Quote by unknown on ideas, mistakes, nature, people, and plants

But a weed is simply a plant that wants to grow where people want something else. In blaming nature, people mistake the culprit. Weeds are people's idea, not nature's.

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A Quote by unknown on plants and time

Don't plant seeds: it is time to harvest.

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Source: notes

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A Quote by unknown on death, grace, journeys, joy, love, plants, prayer, sons, sorrow, and wishes

Shamrock of foliage, Shamrock of entwining, Shamrock of the prayer, Shamrock of my love. Shamrock of my sorrow, Plant of Patrick of the virtues, Shamrock of the Son of Mary, Journey's end of the peoples. Shamrock of grace, Of joy, of the tombs, It were my wish in death You should grow on my grave.

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Source: Translated by Alexander Charmichael

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A Quote by unknown on change, environment, improvement, life, plants, relaxation, time, and tranquility

Why do plants have such a positive impact on us? There are a number of reasons, including: They have a predictable cycle of life that provides comfort in our time of rapid change. They are responsive but nonthreatening. They form no opinions or judgments about their caregivers. They soften our man-made environment. They enable us to change or improve our environment. They promote relaxation and tranquility.

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Source: Gardening – Therapy for Mind, Body and Soul, Proxima Health System, Atlanta

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A Quote by unknown on plants and world

If I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant an apple tree.

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A Quote by unknown on plants

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A perennial is a plant that would have come back year after year if it had survived.

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A Quote by unknown on cities, day, maturity, and plants

A well maintained landscape with mature trees can increase property values up to 25 percent. Trees can cool houses in the summer. A city lot with 30 percent plant cover provides the equivalent cooling necessary to air condition two moderately sized houses 12 hours a day in the summer.

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Source: The Value of Trees Around Your Home.

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A Quote by unknown on america and plants

Thousands and thousands of acres in the United States are being sprayed annually with nearly 50 million pounds of Roundup, a broad-spectrum herbicide designed to kill any plant it hits, unless the plant has been genetically altered to tolerate the chemical. Roundup has accounted for half of Monsanto's corporate profits in recent years.

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Source: Organic Gardening, July–August 1999, p. 8

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A Quote by unknown on diet, food, energy, plants, and world

Grain crops, or cereals, are by far the most important sources of plant food for the human race. On a world wide basis, they provide two-thirds of the energy and half the protein of the diet. These crops are: wheat, rice, maize (corn), oats, barley, rye, sorghum, and millet.

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Source: The New Oxford Book of Food Plants, xvi, 1997, by J. G . Vaughan and C. A. Geissler.

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A Quote by unknown on compassion, plants, and support

The Kingdom of Flowering Plants holds a special compassion for human travail. Because of this, the essences of flowers support us with a special compassion through our earthbound transformation. Flower essences contain the vibratory qualities of the flowers, and are made by infusing the flower into springwater under sun or moon light.

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Source: Flowers of the Soul

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