|Eastern Mint - Ellen L. Dupar's FG|
Then over an hour of hands-on, touch and sniff pleasure of contact with aromatic collection of foliage and blooms in raised beds and pots. Helen Weber, Master Gardener of The Fragrant Garden and our guide, moved ahead with garden pruners and handed out fragrant branches, while explaining which plants attract hummingbirds or bees, which are culinary or medicinal and which parts of the plant hold the scent: sometimes leaves, sometimes flowers.
|Chocolate Cosmos - Ethel L. Dupar's FG|
No wonder I was lightheaded by the time I reached home after the tour - my car was a traveling orgy of coconut, curry, pineapple, chocolate, mint, orange, thyme, marigold, basil and camphor scents, all trapped in a small space. For more info about The Fragrant Garden visit Ethel L. Dupar FG website.