Kind hearts are gardens are used in a poem by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow "Kind hearts are the gardens, Kind thoughts are the roots, Kind words are the flowers, Kind deeds are the fruits, Take care of your garden And keep out the weeds, Fill it with sunshine Kind words and kind deeds".The words have been adapted as a children's rhyme
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807 - 1882) was an American poet. He was educated at at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine. He was most famous for The Song of Hiawatha and his career encompassed that of a Poet, Critic and Professor of English Literature at Harvard.