RHS Companion to Scented Plants
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This completely revised and updated edition for a modern gardening audience will include: * New scented plant list, including more than 100 new plants * New design, photography and illustrated garden plans * A scent calendar * Planting plans for scented borders * Hardiness zones
RHS COMPANION TO SCENTED PLANTS is an authoritative guide to creating beautiful, well designed gardens that are highly scented, and shows how scent can turn a good-looking garden into an unforgettable one.
Stephen Lacey analyses the different scent ‘flavours’ available to the gardener, and discusses how to use scent as an ingredient in a planting scheme. An experienced gardener and plantsman, he shows how a simultaneous display of riches for the eye and the nose is within the grasp of every gardener. A comprehensive catalogue describes over 1,000 of the best plants to grow for their fragrance as well as their beauty.
This is the only major reference work on scent and scented plants and is endorsed by the Royal Horticultural Society. THE RHS COMPANION TO SCENTED PLANTS By Stephen Lacey, Photographs by Andrew Lawson
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Author Information STEPHEN LACEY is a well-known gardener and garden writer and author of a number of gardening books including Real Gardening and Gardens of the National Trust. He is a long-standing columnist and feature writer for the Daily Telegraph, and contributes to numerous magazines including RHS The Garden. He lectures to horticultural societies and design schools around the world, and for many years was a regular presenter on BBC’s Gardeners’ World.
As well as being a distinguished garden photographer – he holds the Royal Horticultural Society's Gold Medal for photography – ANDREW LAWSON is a painter, a passionate and knowledgeable gardener, and author of several successful gardening books.