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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.

February 11, 2010

 

a photo of the process of making rose water

How To Make Rose Water

If there are lots of scented, pesticide-free rose petals available, the recipe for producing rose water at home is fairly simple.

January 14, 2010

 

a potted plant surrounded by white and pink jasmine vines.

The Varieties of Jasmine

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.

July 31, 2008

 

light purple wild phlox

Fragrant Phlox

Experience the Victorian charm of these beautiful and fragrant blossoms.

June 14, 2007

 

tobacco flowers

Flowering Tobacco (Nicotiana)

They are so good at self sowing that once you have one in your garden you will always have them in subsequent years.

May 25, 2006

 

A lilac.

Lilacs

Learn all about Lilacs, on this Focus on Flowers.

June 16, 2005

 

lilies in vase

Lilies

You can plant many varieties of lily bulbs to have continuous bloom from late May into August.

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