By Lynette L. Walther

Fragrance has the ability to transport us to another time, another place, and — when employed in the garden — it can create magic. Many of our emotions and memories are closely linked, due to the brain’s anatomy. Adding deliciously fragrant plants to any landscape can present an entirely new dimension to our garden design.

Oftentimes choosing plants based on color scheme or texture is at the forefront when plant shopping, selecting and planting. But concentrating on scent is where we are headed today. 

According to the National Garden Bureau, when selecting plants for a garden, spectacularly scented shrubs, perennials, bulbs, annuals and – of course – herbs are great choices to bring fragrance into the landscape. 

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