Now occurred one of those chances which decide the fortunes of plants
, as well as those of men, giving me a claim to Norman, instead of Milesian descent.
As Beatrice came down the garden path, it was observable that she handled and inhaled the odor of several of the plants
which her father had most sedulously avoided.
You will notice they are all attached to the plants
by the soles of their feet, and when they are quite ripe they are easily separated from the stems and at once attain the powers of motion and speech.
The man now took Ojo's arm and led him up the road, past the last of the great plants
, and not till he was safely beyond their reach did he cease his whistling.
I may add, that as some organisms will breed most freely under the most unnatural conditions (for instance, the rabbit and ferret kept in hutches), showing that their reproductive system has not been thus affected; so will some animals and plants
withstand domestication or cultivation, and vary very slightly--perhaps hardly more than in a state of nature.
How much easier, besides being so fascinating, to make your own holes exactly where you want them and put in your plants
exactly as you choose instead of giving orders that can only be half understood from the moment you depart from the lines laid down by that long piece of string
I am His gardener, I take all His flowers and trees, and plant
them out in the great garden of Paradise, in the unknown land; but how they grow there, and how it is there I dare not tell thee.
Darwin the naturalist says, "A white man bathing by the side of a Tahitian was like a plant
bleached by the gardener's art, compared with a fine, dark green one, growing vigorously in the open fields.
As I topped a great boulder I saw the herd of plant
men surrounding a little group of perhaps five or six green men and women of Barsoom.
After having chosen the soil, and, if it be necessary, modified it, we will divide our three bulbs; you will take one and plant
it, on the day that I will tell you, in the soil chosen by me.
I was down to the graveyard to plant
a rosebush on Matthew's grave this afternoon," said Anne dreamily.
for I continued to plant
when others had begun to hoe -- the ministerial husbandman had not suspected it.