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Fragrant Plants

by Lucy Summers

Home & Garden

LoveReading View on Fragrant Plants

An ideal introduction to the delights of gardening for fragrance, I found this guide very useful as it gives suggestions for scented plants in every season even in the depths of winter there can be fragrance in the garden. It’s easy to use and quick for reference, every plant illustrated in colour and beginners will find all the planting, care and propagation tips they need. Alongside the obvious – the roses, honeysuckles and lavenders -  there are more unusual plants – and trees to try and I, for now, am on the hunt for an Eriobotrya Japonica a tree that flowers from November to March and has “extravagantly scented blossoms” just what’s needed to get through a long winter.

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Fragrant Plants Synopsis

From herbaceous perennials and bulbs to trees, shrubs and aromatic plants, the latest in the Greenfingers Guides series is an invaluable handbook on all aspects of creating a pleasantly fragrant garden. With easy-to-follow information, this book helps you choose which fragrant plants best suit you and your gardening situation. Each plant listed is categorised according to its flowering season and eventual height, with useful, practical cultivation advice that encourages gardeners to grow with enjoyment, creativity and confidence. Novices and experienced gardeners alike will find this comprehensive, richly illustrated guide ideal for creating a fragrant garden throughout the year.

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ISBN: 9780755361205
Publication date: 03/03/2011
Publisher: Headline Book Publishing an imprint of Headline Publishing Group
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780755361205
Publication date: 3rd March 2011
Author: Lucy Summers
Publisher: Headline Book Publishing an imprint of Headline Publishing Group
Format: Paperback
Genres: Home & Garden,

About Lucy Summers

A successful model in the 80s, Lucy Summers co-hosted Countdown before becoming Good Morning's home expert and presenting ITV's Homegrown gardening series. Lucy now runs a successful landscape design partnership and has staged award-winning gardens at the Chelsea Flower Show. She regularly contributes gardening articles to a variety of publications and was the gardening correspondent for Ideal Home magazine. She also lectures on gardening subjects.

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