This comprehensive catalogue of over 1000 scented plants to grow for their fragrance as well as beauty is the only major reference work on scent and scented plants and is endorsed by the Royal Horticultural Society. Whether you're an experienced gardener or you just like flowers, this authoritative guide to creating beautiful, well designed gardens that are highly scented will show you how scent can turn a good-looking garden into an unforgettable one. Join experienced gardener and plantsman Stephen Lacey as he analyses the different scent ‘flavours’ available to the gardener and discusses how to use scent as an ingredient in a planting scheme, showing how a simultaneous display of riches for the eye and the nose is within the grasp of every gardener.
ANDREW LAWSON is widely regarded as England's leading garden photographer. He has provided the photographs for many books, including Good Planting by Rosemary Verey, Penelope Hobhouse on Gardening, Designing Gardens (9780711217577) by Arabella Lennox Boyd, Little Sparta (9780711220850) by Jessie Sheeler, The Garden at Highgrove by HRH Prince of Wales, and The English Garden (9780711226388)by Ursula Buchan and The New English Garden (9780711232709) also by Tim Richardson. He holds the Royal Horticultural Society's Gold Medal for Photography and the Lifetime Achievement Award of the Garden Writer's Guild. His garden in Oxfordshire is open under the National Gardens Scheme.
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 www.stephenlacey.com