Your local Botanical gardens any be a good start, but now that the global pandemic is easing up we have a recommendation for what used to be the epicenter to provide inspiration.
So if you’re looking to start your own slice of backyard paradise New Rochelle’s Rose 🌹 Hill Nursery may be a good starting point. Their Google reviews are excellent as well as their administration. 975 Webster Ave, New Rochelle, NY #10804 914) 632-0151 https://rosehillnurseries.com/contact/
There are many considerations to be made when planning a fragrance garden. What types of plants and flowers do you wish to feature, availability, and cost? Also, review the host of colors, textures, and foliage when deciding on the right mix.
You should probably educate yourself on the different kinds of roses and choose a variety or two. And there are those flowers that attract hummingbirds and flowers that attract butterflies. Both kinds of flying beauties will add another layer of attraction to your outdoor space.
The green-thumbed folks at Rose Hill shared the following recommendations. Knockout Rose - At Last, named after the song, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FjUK7XQgrEU Gardenia - Frost Proof, Clethra - Ruby Spice Summer Sweet, and last but never least Lavander small flowers.
Up the road aways, local folks can find ideas to build their own shade garden that can provide the peace and tranquility we all seek in our outdoor space. It serves as a secret place, enclosed and protected, for our enjoyment. Embrace the shady spaces in our yards by filling them with beautiful texture, fragrance, and color. Some popular shade plants include lavender, lantana, scented geraniums, mints, Perovskia which is commonly called Russian sage, citronella, oregano, rosemary, lemon grass, ginger grass, eucalyptus..geraniums Flowers: Roses, lilac, honeysuckle, lilies. They have all of the above