Looking for Quote Galadriel "Have trees and grass about me that do not die."

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TolkienJRR
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Looking for Quote Galadriel "Have trees and grass about me that do not die."

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Does anyone know the source for this quote? I took it down as I read it but not the source. I think it is the Sil but not 100% sure.
“I am in fact a Hobbit (in all but size). I like gardens, trees and unmechanized farmlands; I smoke a pipe, and like good plain food (unrefrigerated), but detest French cooking; I like, and even dare to wear in these dull days, ornamental waistcoats. I am fond of mushrooms (out of a field); have a very simple sense of humour (which even my appreciative critics find tiresome); I go to bed late and get up late.”
-J.R.R Tolkien
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This is from The History of Galadriel and Celeborn from Unfinished Tales (pg. 324 in my edition) in the dialogue with Celebrimbor:

"I would have trees and grass about me that do not die - here in the land that is mine."
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Thank you sssooooooooooo much .
“I am in fact a Hobbit (in all but size). I like gardens, trees and unmechanized farmlands; I smoke a pipe, and like good plain food (unrefrigerated), but detest French cooking; I like, and even dare to wear in these dull days, ornamental waistcoats. I am fond of mushrooms (out of a field); have a very simple sense of humour (which even my appreciative critics find tiresome); I go to bed late and get up late.”
-J.R.R Tolkien
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