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November 17, 2016

 

Vita and Harold

Vita & Harold

Vita Sackville-West and her husband Nigel Nicolson bought their home, Sissinghurst, in 1930 and gradually created one of the most famous gardens of all time.

November 3, 2016

 

digging

Digging

Recently, I’ve been digging quite a lot of holes for bulbs, and as I plant them I fantasize about how beautifully they will bloom next spring.

September 22, 2016

 

Cletra alnifolia shrub

Fragrant Shrubs

If you yearn for more fragrance in your garden, here are some suggestions for ornamental sweetshrubs that you could plant this fall.

June 9, 2016

 

Bill Larkin's annuals

F Words

If you are designing a new garden, think about the following words: form, foliage, flowers, fruit, fragrance and focal points.

April 2, 2015

 

fragrance

Fragrance In Our Gardens

Scientists have found odor receptors in nearly every organ in the human body!

February 19, 2015

 

magnolia virginiana

My Dear Magnolia Virginiana

Sweetbay Magnolia flowers have a citrusy fragrance that makes me want to sniff them whenever I am nearby.

August 8, 2013

 

red-veined sorrel, feverfew

Herbal Companions Help To Fill Out A Bouquet

Just about any herb you grow can be used as filler to increase the impact of a few garden flowers in a vase.

September 1, 2011

 

Four-o

Open All Night: Fragrant Four-O’Clocks

Mirabilis jalapa are a well known cottage garden flower and have a common name that reflects an atypical blooming pattern.

June 2, 2011

 

calycanthus

Calycanthus: A Sweet Shrub For A Woodland Garden

When the leaves, bark or wood of this shrub are cut or bruised a spicy aroma is released.

May 19, 2011

 

Vitex-edit

Vitex: Commonly Known As Chaste Tree

Flowering shrubs are invaluable in the garden, and many have pleasant perfumes as well as lovely flowers.

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