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45 Times Oprah Really, Really Loved Gardening

Judging by her Instagram, the self-made billionaire's greatest accomplishment is her garden.

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1. When these flowers kind of bloomed.

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First hydrangea blossoms in my garden

2. When she gave Carrie Underwood a tree.

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Planting an "0prah oak" on Mike and Carrie's dream land near Nashville. Interview with both of them NEXT CHAPTER. Sunday nite

3. When she planted an insane amount of roses.

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"never promised you a rose garden"..but here is mine in full bloom . peace to all

4. When basil brought her joy.

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I just picked fresh basil,put it in my kitchen window. Happiness!

5. When she shared her first harvest.

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It's Thursday. Harvest Day from my garden. Don't cha love summer?!

6. When she carefully arranged her herbs.

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Fresh herbs. Just picked.

7. When she waited for corn.

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Corn.. Wait til a few more weeks.

8. When she confessed organic farming was her passion.

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Apples on the fence. Organic farming. My new passion .

9. When she took her first gardening selfie.

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Sunday Happiness..just picked a hydrangea from my garden , that's a. Whopper!

10. When she boasted that her hydrangeas were all bigger than her head.

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Bushes of them. All bigger than my head!!

11. When she held a bushel over her head to prove she's not a liar.

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This one the biggest I've seen. Covers my whole face . Love Sundays!

12. When she educated us on rose names.

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Take time to smell the roses. Did you know every rose has a name ? I didn't until I started growing them. These are "Pat Austin"

13. When she did some #ColorPurple promo.

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Happiest moment today walking thru this grove of purple flowers. " God gets pisses when we don't notice the COLOR PURPLE. What God Love most is APPRECIATION ". #30daysofhappiness

14. When she convinced a hotel to plant a tree in her honor.

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Leaving One Sandy Lane Villa. Now on my top 3 list of favorite hotels. They are planting Coconut tree in my honor. Amazing service. Thanks Richard Hunt and entire staff. Felt like being on a great yacht !

15. When she took time to pose with someone else's sugarcane.

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Miles and miles of Sugarcane . Thibodaux , La

16. When she roped her trainer into carrying her harvest, er, "veggie loot."

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O happy harvest day. My favorite day of the week. Bob Greene and me trucking our veggie loot.

17. When she confessed she can't eat everything she grows.

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Isn't that a pretty site? All from my garden. Too much for me, gonna share with my neighbors!

18. When she shoved her face full of baby tomatoes.

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Baby tomatoes so sweet . Taste like candy!

19. When she reminded us she just loves gardening, even though we already know.

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Another great reason to love summer. Gardening , I love it!

20. When she proved she's a farm-to-table advocate.

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From my garden to table...Bon appetit!

21. When she combined gardening and bargain shopping.

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Yesterday's herbal harvest now in an old milk bucket ( $3 flea mkt) Love herbs for cooking, don't you?

22. When she was beaming with pride over her apples.

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Just picked. Harvest Day! Apples are crisp and perfect blend of tart and sweet!

23. When she posed like this while surrounded by flowers.

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flowers from my garden. Love sharing with my neighbors!!

24. When she made this floral arrangement ... for Fergie.

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Making a bouquet just cut from my garden to take to Fergie. #nextchapter

25. When she threw us a curveball by posing with fresh farm eggs.

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Look what I just gathered. Chickens are workin'

26. When she took this artsy photo of her tree.

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Spring has come to my front yard.

27. When she followed up that picture with this picture.

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Hope Spring has come wherever you are. Enjoy the beauty. New life outside my kitchen window.

28. When she wasn't afraid to go makeup free to show off her harvest.

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Harvest day. just picked fresh. #lovemygarden

29. When she almost couldn't see over her harvest.

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Harvest Day ... just picked off the vine fava beans,herbs , and strawberries. #ilovemygarden

30. When she promised to make us veggie soup.

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Harvessssst Day again! zucchini and artichokes new addition to our crop. #veggiesoup

31. When she promised to make us sorbet.

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Todays Harvest..Fresh peaches and blackberries. #makingsorbet

32. When she put together a welcome basket for her new neighbors, Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi.

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My harvest day vegetable basket for @theEllenShow and Portia. #newneighbors

33. When she posted her first video from her second garden ... in Hawaii.

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My Aloha Garden!

34. When we met Kalikiano and Paul.

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Harvest Day Maui. Helping hands from Kalikiano and Paul. Love that elephant eared kale.

35. When she insinuated that there were fake tomatoes out there.

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Don't you love it when a tomato is real? Just picked these. #harvestday

36. When she beamed with pride over her avocados.

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Today's special. avocados #greatguacamole and figs. Gonna chop the figs and cook in oatmeal #delicious #harvestday

37. When she brought her plants on a plane.

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Flying to sweet home Chicago with Sadie and yesterday's Harvest!

38. When she went outside with wet hair to harvest.

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Harvesting beautiful greens even in January ! #harvestday

39. When her caption read more like a grocery list.

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Today's harvest.. kale , cabbage, spinach, onions, Celery, lettuce,cilantro , lemons, limes , oranges #harvestday

40. When it looked like her backyard was a jungle.

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Just picked tonight's dinner. Roasted cauliflower! #harvestday

41. When she cheesed out over some strawberries.

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Fresh picked strawberries and a bounty of turnips, lettuces, swiss chard , onions, Spinach! A really good #harvestday

42. When she literally stopped to smell the roses.

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Stopping to smell the roses after workout. On my way to #supersoulsunday

43. When it looked like her basket was too heavy.

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Just picked A basket of FRESH.. Fava beans, broccoli , cabbage, onions, cilantro, artichokes! #harvestday

44. When Stedman got in on the gardening fun.

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Just picked 'me. gonna cook 'em for Easter dinner. #turnip greens #harvestday

45. When she became a florist.

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Rose Blessings to you all. 14 buckets cut this morning. #happygardenday

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