Author: Stephen Lacey Publisher: Frances Lincoln Limited ISBN: 9780711210448 Size: 62.34 MB Format: PDF, ePub, Docs View: 1590
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.
Sound and Scent in the Garden explores the experiences of sound and smell as dimensions of garden design. The contributors explore the sensory experience of gardens as places and demonstrate a wide variety of approaches to apply to the study of sensory history.
Author: Ali Akbar Husain Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA ISBN: Size: 12.37 MB Format: PDF, Kindle View: 4466
This work explores literary perceptions of the Indo-Islamic garden. Using a knowledge of Islamic horticulture and medical botany, Husain explains why scented plants in particular were popular in Islamic cultures and suggests which kinds were used to ornament the gardens we now call Mughal.
"The Aromatherapy Garden"shows ushow to create a beautiful, scent-filled garden. This detailed guide offers tips on how design for fragrance, with tips on where to place plants, how to layer the aroma, and advice on companion plants. A plant directory includes growing information and aromatherapy uses for 88 fragrant plants. And a section dedicated to bring fragrance indoors includes simple techniques for making potpourri, herbs, dried wreaths, herb pillows, natural cleaning products and teas."
Author: Anya H. King Publisher: BRILL ISBN: 9004336311 Size: 73.99 MB Format: PDF, ePub View: 2651
Scent from the Garden of Paradise: Musk and the Medieval Islamic World traces the history of musk from ancient Asia to the early medieval Islamic world and examines the important role musk played in perfumery and medicine in this new context.
Turn your backyard into a bright summer paradise with a collection of 35 projects to create stylish, fragrant, and abundant displays. There are gorgeous flowering plants, lush foliage, special occasion displays, and edible fruit and vegetable harvests. The projects in Small Summer Gardens include hanging baskets, window boxes, beautiful flower beds, large and small pots, and pretty recycled containers. Create a display of foxgloves and woodland plants in a rusty trunk, scented sweet peas in a tub, a mini water garden with flowering water lilies, a wreath made from alpine flowers, fruit bushes in pots, and much more. With Emma Hardy’s expert advice, you will learn everything you need to know about growing annuals from seed, growing bulbs, using inexpensive bedding plants in interesting ways, combining perennials and small shrubs, and growing and maintaining fruit and vegetable plants.