"Use plants to bring life."
"He plants trees to benefit another generation."Douglas Wilson on Caecilius Statius
"If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need."Douglas Wilson on Marcus Tullius Cicero
"What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have never been discovered."Douglas Wilson on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Remember that children, marriages, and flower gardens reflect the kind of care they get."Douglas Wilson on H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
"The best place to find God is in a garden. You can dig for him there."Douglas Wilson on George Bernard Shaw
"I'm opinionated. I always stick to my design plan. I don't waver."
"In two days, it's hard to to get the quality you would normally want for a design project."
"I look at each episode in two ways - from a design standpoint and from an entertainment standpoint - this is TV, after all. We usually succeed on at least one of the levels."
"Throughout the country, I see the same design problems and solutions over and over."
"I gave the couple a hint of a design that would work great with the bones of their home. They weren't ready for it, and they embarrassed themselves and that's too bad."