Aromatic plants blend beauty with powerfully evocative fragrances.
A light breeze saturated with honeysuckle and lilac perfume rustlesferns, and the lush grass cushions each step as the sun warms yourface. Gardens relax the mind, rejuvenate the soul, and awaken thesenses?perhaps none more powerfully than scent.
Fragrances can transport you to favorite places, bring backsweet memories of childhood, or create a romantic atmosphere. Add afew of the plants we picked to make your garden "scent"-ual.
Plant your new fragrant additions near the house so that youcan enjoy the aromas inside and out. Intensify a fragrance byplacing a plant near a wall or a patio where it will absorbreflected heat. Finally, place your most prized fragrant plants ina more enclosed area such as a courtyard so the scent will lingerand not be carried away on a breeze.