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The Scented Plants ebook is a wonderful guide for anyone who would like to include plants in the garden that delights the senses. Plants can not only be visually pleasing, they can also fill your senses by providing wonderful scents and smells. Get to know which plants would be a great choice if you want to include scented plants in your garden.

This ebook covers Growing scented plants, climbers and shrubs, foliage that is hight scented, roses, citrus scented plants, lavender, ginger and scented trees.

Gardens are a delight at any time, but never more so than when in full bloom and enriched by embracing fragrances. All too often these are temporary highlights rather than permanent characteristics of a garden.

Gardens can however, be fragrant and colourful all year round if you plan to achieve that. We usually think of colour and scent as coming from the flowers, but that isn’t always the case. Colour and scent can also come from foliage, bark and fruits too. Read our ebook to find out more.

 

Pages: 87
Images: 103
ISBN: 978-0-9874018-4-7 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Credits
Forward

Chapter 1 Growing scented plants
Choosing fragrances
The right scent
Growing scented plants
Preparing your scented garden
Time of planting
Basic planting procedure
Staking
Propagation

Chapter 2 Scented climbers and shrubs
Scented climbers
Scented shrubs

Chapter 3 Scented foliage
Places to plant aromatic foliage plants
Plants with scented foliage
Commonly grown artemisia
More scented foliage plants
Scented pelargoniums
Popular scented pelargoniums

Chapter 4 Roses
Growing scented roses
Some highly scented roses
Rose classification
Modern garden roses
Old world/species roses
Culture
Rose pests and diseases
Pests
Diseases

Chapter 5 Citrus scented plants
Citrus scented herbs
Other lemon-scented plants
Citrus trees
Temperature tolerance
Citrus directory
Citrus culture
Common problems
Pest and disease problems

Chapter 6 Lavender
What lavender to grow where
Lavender cultivars
Lavender cultivars
Lavender cultivars
Cultural needs
Not all lavender is coloured lavender!
How to harvest lavender
How to use lavender

Chapter 7 Ginger
Ornamental scented gingers
Commonly grown gingers
Edible ginger
Harvest
Crystalizing ginger

Chapter 8 Scented trees
Fragrant conifers

Chapter 9 Harvesting scented plants
Extending the life of cut flowers
Preserving dried flowers
Air drying
Water drying
Desiccants
Glycerine
Long-keeping annual flowers
Flowers suited to air-drying
Pot pourri
Flowers suited to potpourri
Foliage suited to potpourri
Scented herb oils
Other methods
Lavender oil (massage oil)

Appendix

 



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