If you are designing a new garden, think about the following words: form, foliage, flowers, fruit, fragrance and focal points.
Scientists have found odor receptors in nearly every organ in the human body!
Sweetbay Magnolia flowers have a citrusy fragrance that makes me want to sniff them whenever I am nearby.
Just about any herb you grow can be used as filler to increase the impact of a few garden flowers in a vase.
Mirabilis jalapa are a well known cottage garden flower and have a common name that reflects an atypical blooming pattern.
When the leaves, bark or wood of this shrub are cut or bruised a spicy aroma is released.
Flowering shrubs are invaluable in the garden, and many have pleasant perfumes as well as lovely flowers.
If there are lots of scented, pesticide-free rose petals available, the recipe for producing rose water at home is fairly simple.
Jasmine's latin name, "jasmine polyanthum", meaning "many flowers", is telling of this plant's variety. This vine is known for its fragrance and its history.
Experience the Victorian charm of these beautiful and fragrant blossoms.