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Scent in Your Garden

By: Stephen Lacey

Frances Lincoln Ltd

Paperback | Nov 1995 | #97147 | ISBN: 0711210446
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This guide to creating beautiful, well-designed gardens that are highly scented shows how anyone can add this appealing quality to a garden. It includes a comprehensive catalogue of over 1000 scented plants to grow for their fragrance as well as beauty. Stephen Lacey discuses how to use scent as an ingredient in a planting scheme. He introduces the fundamental aspects of design with fragrant plants, and explains how to achieve effects that please the eye as well as the sense of smell. Chapters on structural planting with trees and shrubs, herbaceous borders and ground cover, walled gardens and vertical planting, rock and water gardens, rose and herb gardens and gardening under glass, encompass hundreds of plants, all described in full detail. Stephen Lacey is author of "The Startling Jungle". Andrew Lawson is the photographer for "Performance Plants", "Rosemary Verey's Garden Plans", her "Good Planting" and "Penelope Hobhouse On Gardening".

Andrew Lawson's photographs are as lucid as the words ... This is a book where fragrance seeps through the pages World of Interiors A beauty to browse through and a sensuous pleasure to read House & Garden

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Stephen Lacey combines a flair for writing with a successful career in gardening and garden design. He is a gardening correspondent for the Daily Telegraph and contributes to various magazines, including Country Homes and Interiors and Hortus. He lives in London, SW7. For more information on Stephen visit his website 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. To visit Andrew Lawson's website click here

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