Fragrant/Scented | Gardening - General | Warwick Mather

This is a guide to growing and using scented plants. It offers a choice of aromatic plants, herbs and spices, shrubs and trees, organized alphabetically by scientific Latin name. Each plant description includes information on scent and appearance as well as advice on planting and cultivation. There are also ideas for creating window boxes and balcony tubs. The book opens with the story of scented plants, tracing their early use in religious rituals to their modern use in medicine and fragrant cosmetics. The author also provides recipes for making scented pleasures, such as potpourri, pomanders, powders and sachets.

Very good copy.

Large book, please enquire for overseas shipping.

Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9780207171048
  • : A&R
  • : A&R
  • : January 1994
  • : 250mm X 230mm X 18mm
  • : Australia
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Hardback
  • : 635.968
  • : 208
  • : 145 colour illustrations, bibliography, index