Author(s): PERRY FRANCES
In this book Frances Perry, an expert horticulturalist and garden writer, explores one of the most vital components of any garden, scent. Ideas range from humble herbs to exotic lilies, and from ideas for window boxes and water gardens, to even a single plant in a pot. Appendices list plants for special places or purposes - climbers, plants for shady areas and sun lounges. There is also information on the history of garden fragrance from ancient, medieval and Tudor gardens to Victorian time and the present day. Finally, a chapter on recipes is included to show how to make pot pourris, herb pillows and toiletries.