I make my potpourri using the rose petals and flower heads that I cut off while deadheading all summer.
About 120 million roses are purchased in the U.S. for Valentine’s Day each year.
If you are eager to have more perfume in your garden there are many shrubs from which you may like to choose.
Shrubs are long-lived inhabitants that help create the architecture of our gardens.
What will you do with that Valentines bouquet after the 14th? Here are some ideas for rosewater, dried bouquets and potpourri.
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.
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.
If you yearn for more fragrance in your garden, here are some suggestions for ornamental sweetshrubs that you could plant this fall.
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!