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The Most Inspiring Indoor Plants Quotes And Sayings

The Most Inspiring Indoor Plants Quotes And Sayings

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Even though gardening is often associated with cultivating fruit and vegetables, we mustn’t forget about all the houseplant varieties that are grown indoors.

Growing plants in your own house is a perfect opportunity to bring a piece of the outdoors into your home!

Indoor potted plants can decorate any corner of your house with their magnificent flowers and leaves, and at the same time purify your indoor air. If you have an empty workspace, you can put a plant there to create a very calming environment and help reduce the stress of everyday life.

Recently, lots of people have become plant lovers , and they have big plant collections they proudly share online! Not to brag, but a post of my orchids got almost 200,000 likes on Instagram! I was so proud!

However, when posting on social media about my plants, I often don’t know what to put in the caption. To save you the trouble, I decided to do some research and gather the best and most inspiring indoor plants quotes and sayings for you to use the next time you post.

Here are some of the best inspirational quotes & sayings.

Inspiring Indoor Plants Quotes

1. “To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow.” – Audrey Hepburn

2. “Take thy plastic spade, it is thy pencil; take thy seeds, thy plants, they are thy colors” – William Mason

3. “Where flowers bloom so does hope.” – Lady Bird Johnson

4. “I grow plants for many reasons: to please my eye or to please my soul, to challenge the elements or to challenge my patience, for novelty or for nostalgia, but mostly for the joy in seeing them grow.” – David Hobson

5. “Plants cry their gratitude for the sun in green joy” – Astrid Alauda

6. “If you’ve never experienced the joy of accomplishing more than you can imagine, plant a garden.” – Robert Brault

7. “Everything that slows us down and forces patience, everything that sets us back into the slow circles of nature, is a help. Gardening is an instrument of grace.” – May Sarton

8. “Just because you’ve only got houseplants doesn’t mean you don’t have the gardening spirit – I look upon myself as an indoor gardener.” – Sara Moss-Wolfe

9. “When the world wearies and society fails to satisfy, there is always the garden.” – Minnie Aumonier

10. “To create a garden is to search for a better world. In our effort to improve on nature, we are guided by a vision of paradise. Whether the result is a horticultural masterpiece or only a modest vegetable patch, it is based on the expectation of a glorious future. This hope for the future is at the heart of all gardening.” – Marina Schinz

11. “Watching something grow is good for morale. It helps us believe in life.” – Myron Kaufmann

12. “Like wildflowers; you must allow yourself to grow in all the places people thought you never would.” – E.V.

13. “Plants cry their gratitude for the sun in green joy.” – Terri Guillemets

Indoor Plants Love Quotes

14. “If I had a flower for every time I thought of you… I could walk through my garden forever.” – Alfred Lord Tennyson

15. “When one of my plants die, I die a little inside too.” – Linda Solegato

16. “I love spring anywhere, but if I could choose I would always greet it in a garden.” – Ruth Stout

17. “Remember that children, marriages, and flower gardens reflect the kind of care they get.” – H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

18. “Plants give us oxygen for the lungs and for the soul” – Linda Solegato

19. “Life begins the day you start a garden.” – Chinese proverb

20. “There are no happier folks than plant lovers and none more generous than those who garden.” – Ernest Wilson

21. “I love your roots, not the flower everybody sees!” – Akilnathan Logeswaran

22. “The heart is like a garden: it can grow compassion or fear, resentment or love. What seeds will plant there?” – Jack Kornfield

23. “Like people, plants respond to extra attention.” – H. Peter Loewer

24. “When you plant a seed of love, it is you that blossoms” – Unknown Author

25. “Love is the flower you’ve got to let grow” – John Lennon

26. “I’m really quite simple. I plant flowers and watch them grow… I stay at home and watch the river flow.” – George Harrison

27. “Plant your own garden and decorate your own soul instead of waiting for someone to bring you flowers” – Unknown Author

Clever Indoor Plants Quotes

28. “My green thumb came only as a result of the mistakes I made while learning to see things from the plant’s point of view” – H. Fred Ale

29. “Trees and plants always look like the people they live with, somehow.” – Zora Neale Hurston

30. “Science, or para-science, tells us that Geraniums bloom better if they are spoken to. But a kind word every now and then is really quite enough. Too much attention, like too much feeding, and weeding and hoeing, inhibits and embarrasses them” – Victoria Glendinning

31. “Gardening requires lots of water – most of it in the form of perspiration” – Lou Erickson

32. “On every stem, on every leaf,… and at the root of everything that grew, was a professional specialist in the shape of grub, caterpillar, aphis, or other expert, whose business it was to devour that particular part” – Oliver Wendell Holmes

33. “Somedays, I am the flower. Some days, I am the rain.” – Pavana

34. “I like gardening – it’s a place where I find myself when I need to lose myself.” – Alice Sebold

35. “Half the interest of a garden is the constant exercise of the imagination” – Mrs. C.W. Earle

36. “Gardening is a work of a lifetime: you never finish.” – Oscar de la Renta

37. “We come from the earth. We return to the earth. And In between, we garden” – Unknown Author

38. “All gardening is landscape painting.” – William Kent

39. “Flowers are restful to look at. They have neither emotions nor conflicts.” – Sigmund Freud

40. “Plants are like people: they’re all different and a little bit strange.” – John Kehoe

41. “We may think we are nurturing our garden, but of course it’s our garden that is really nurturing us.” – Jenny Uglow

Adorable Indoor Gardening Quotes

42. “There can be no other occupation like gardening in which if you were to creep up behind someone at their work, you would find them smiling.” – Mirabel Osle

43. “You’re only here for a short visit. Don’t hurry, don’t worry. And be sure to smell the flowers along the way” – Walter Hagen

44. “Garden as though you will live forever.” – William Kent

45. “Gardening is about enjoying the smell of things growing in the soil, getting dirty without feeling guilty, and generally taking the time to soak up a little peace and serenity” – Lindley Karstens

46. “The love of gardening is a seed once sown that never dies.” – Gertrude Jekyll

47. “Gardening is cheaper than therapy – and you get tomatoes.” – Unknown Author

48. “The glory of gardening: hands in the dirt, head in the sun, heart with nature. To nurture a garden is to feed not just the body, but the soul.” – Alfred Austin

49. “If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.” – Marcus Tullius Cicero

50. “The garden suggests there might be a place where we can meet nature halfway.” – Michael Pollan

51. “A garden requires patient labor and attention. Plants do not grow merely to satisfy ambitions or to fulfill good intentions. They thrive because someone expended effort on them.” – Liberty Hyde Bailey

52. “God Almighty first planted a garden. And indeed, it is the purest of human pleasures.” – Francis Bacon

53. “A garden is a grand teacher. It teaches patience and careful watchfulness; it teaches industry and thrift; above all, it teaches entire trust.” – Gertrude Jekyll

54. “A beautiful plant is like having a friend around the house.” – Beth Ditto

Plant Quotes And Puns For Instagram Caption

55. “Happiness blooms from within.” – Unknown Author

56. “The closest I am to being a parent is taking care of all of my plants.” – Unknown Author

57. “The Earth laughs in flowers.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

58. “You can’t buy happiness, but you can buy plants, and that’s pretty much the same thing.” – Unknown Author

59. “I have these plants in my house that are dying, so having a robot butler to water them when I’m away would be pretty handy.” – Cary Fukunaga

60. “Dear succulents, I promise I’ll never desert you.” – Unknown Author

61. “There are no gardening mistakes, only experiments.” – Janet Kilburn Phillips

62. “Anyone who has time for drama is not gardening enough.” – Unknown Author

63. “I must have flowers, always and always.” – Claude Monet

64. “Leaf me alone” – Unknown Author

65. “Proud plant parent” – Unknown Author

66. “I make the air you breathe. You owe me.” – Plants

67. “Soiled myself again” – Unknown Author

68. “I thought I was pretty cool until I realized plants can eat the sun and poop out air.” – Jim Bugg

69. “I’m telling you once and flora” – Unknown Author

70. “I’m a succa for you” – Unknown Author

71. “Grow girl, grow!” – Unknown Author

72. “Ok, bloomer” – Unknown Author

73. “I like big plants and I cannot lie” – Unknown Author


Gardening is truly a work of art.

You can grow greenery outdoors and have your own fruits and vegetables, or you can grow beautiful indoor plants to use as home decor – it’s totally up to you.

Though it can sometimes be hard to capture the essence of gardening, in my opinion these motivational quotes and sayings are pretty close!

I really hope that you can use some of our inspiring indoor plants quotes for your Instagram captions or as a cute little note on a gift card (especially if the gift is a houseplant!).

Until next time!

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