"The garden, by design, is concerned with both the interior and the land beyond the garden."
"He plants trees to benefit another generation."Stephen Gardiner on Caecilius Statius
"If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need."Stephen Gardiner on Marcus Tullius Cicero
"What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have never been discovered."Stephen Gardiner on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Remember that children, marriages, and flower gardens reflect the kind of care they get."Stephen Gardiner on H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
"The best place to find God is in a garden. You can dig for him there."Stephen Gardiner on George Bernard Shaw
"What people want, above all, is order."
"The interior of the house personifies the private world the exterior of it is part of the outside world."
"Victorian architecture in the United States was copied straight from England."
"The logic of Palladian architecture presented an aesthetic formula which could be applied universally."
"The English light is so very subtle, so very soft and misty, that the architecture responded with great delicacy of detail."