Fragrant Designs

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Stop and smell the roses! Fragrant plants can make the difference between a pretty garden and an unforgettable one. Whether it’s the fresh scent of herbs on a summer day or the heady perfume of tropical flowers on a warm evening, fragrance always adds an extra dimension of enjoyment. This enticing guide—complete with illustrated plans and great plant suggestions—invites readers to enrich their gardens with wonderful aromas: designs for sweet-smelling lawns, yards, and paths; night gardens; kid-friendly scented ...

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Overview

Stop and smell the roses! Fragrant plants can make the difference between a pretty garden and an unforgettable one. Whether it’s the fresh scent of herbs on a summer day or the heady perfume of tropical flowers on a warm evening, fragrance always adds an extra dimension of enjoyment. This enticing guide—complete with illustrated plans and great plant suggestions—invites readers to enrich their gardens with wonderful aromas: designs for sweet-smelling lawns, yards, and paths; night gardens; kid-friendly scented plants; and more.

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Table of Contents

Fragrance: A Sensual Science Beth Hanson 4

Making Sense of Scents Beth Hanson 6

Scent Seeker 10

Capturing Scent Leda Meredith 12

Perfume for Pollinators Janet Marinelli 14

Air Pollution "Silences" Fragrant Plants Beth Hanson 17

Mixed Messages Beth Hanson 18

What's That Smell? 19

Scented Gardens 20

Fragrant Front Yard Gardens Meghan Ray 22

Wildlife-Friendly Fragrant Hell Strips Claire Hagen Dole 32

Fragrant Native Woodland Gardens Janet Marinelli 42

Scented Evening Gardens Meghan Ray 52

Aromatic Container Gardens Jennifer Williams 62

Fragrant Gardens for Children Monika Hannemann 76

Scented Paths Caleb Leech 86

Fragrant Rose Gardens Anne O'Neill 96

Fragrant Annual and Perennial Vines Andrew Bunting 106

Nursery Sources 111

Contributors 113

Index 115

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