Gardening and Grooving

Gardening can be an incredibly relaxing activity. It’s a chance to turn on your iPod and tune out the stresses of your world. So, with that in mind, we give you our favorite gardening- and flower-themed tunes so you can create your own gardening playlist.
1. “Every Rose Has Its Thorn” by Poison – Perfect for when you forget to wear your gloves.
2. “Kiss from a Rose” by Seal – A celebration of your blooms.
3. “The Rose” by Bette Midler – Great choice for couples gardening.
4. “You Don’t Bring Me Flowers” by Neil Diamond and Barbara Streisand – Great choice for when couples gardening goes wrong.
5. “Marigold” by Nirvana – For when you want to channel your inner grunge rock.
6. “Build Me Up Buttercup” by The Foundations – Excellent choice for putting some pep in your petunia planting.
7. “Lotus Flower” by Radiohead – Modern choice for some alternative rock in the garden.
8. “Garden Party” by Rick Nelson – Motivation to get the garden in shape for a backyard barbecue.
9. “In the Garden” by Elvis Presley – The King’s take on this old hymn is perfect for reflection time in the garden.
10. Nature by, well, Mother Nature. Sometimes it’s great just to unplug totally and soak in the sounds of the outdoors.

So, those are some of our favorites – let’s hear yours! What’s on your gardening playlist?

(Thanks to for some inspiration.)

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