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Scents for Spring: Plant These Flowers This Season

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Discover Flowers That Will Add Fragrance to Your Garden

In this blog we look at the following:

  • Flowers we recommend to plant for a feel-good garden this Spring
  • What are the benefits of planting flowers with a strong scent in your garden?
  • Must-have gardening  tools for Spring under £100

One of the best ways to enhance your garden experience is by adding scents for sprint by planting fragrant flowers. The sweet scent of flowers can evoke emotions and memories, and truly transform your outdoor space. Imagine taking a walk through your garden, being enveloped by the delicate scent of blooms all around you. Some great options for fragrant flowers include Daphne Odora, Azalea, Rhododendron, Rose ‘Countess of Wessex’ and Dianthus’. These flowers not only provide a feast for the eyes with their vibrant colors, but also for the nose with their alluring fragrances. By incorporating these flowers into your garden, you can create a truly enchanting environment that appeals to all your senses. So, why not add some fragrant flowers to your garden this spring and enjoy the sensory experience they offer?

What Are the Benefits of Planting Flowers With an Aroma in Your Garden?

  • Plants with distinctive scent can help attract beneficial insects and pollinators
  • Studies show fragrance can enhance emotion and boosts mood and well-being
  • Scents like rose and lavender can relax, while jasmine, clove and mint can energize
  • Scents for Spring: planting flowers makes a genuine difference in your garden and can not only improve your mood, but improve the whole experience of your garden

We’ve cultivated a short list of flowers to add a pleasant perfume punch to your patch

Here Are Flowers We Recommend Planting for a Feel-Good Garden This Spring:

Daphne Odora

Plant these flowers; scented Daphne Odora

Daphne is a compact shrub that produces very fragrant clusters of pink and white flowers in early spring, followed by red fruit.

It has bushy, evergreen foliage and appreciates a sheltered spot.

Wear your gloves, as this flower is toxic if eaten and can cause some skin irritation.

Azalea

Plant these flowers ; white and pink Azalea bush

Azalea comes in a multitude of varieties and colourful blooms and emits a powerful aroma from clusters of funnel-shaped flowers.

Deciduous azaleas usually have colourful autumnal foliage.

Like with the Daphne, you’ll want to wear your garden gloves as this one can be harmful if ingested.

Rhododendron

Plant these flowers; Rhododendron

A close family member of the Azalea, Rhododendrons are larger, producing grander flowers and foliage than their smaller cousins.

Popular woodland shrubs, these plants put on a vibrant display and are quite hardy, so you can be flexible with where you plant them.

Rose ‘Countess of Wessex’

For a large flower, this rose variety produces big, cream-coloured blooms from July to September that are highly scented and will give your garden a regal touch.

Another fully hardy shrub, this flower will work well in a large pot or an informal hedge.

Rose roots grow deep, so dig a deep hole twice as wide as the plant’s roots.

Dianthus

Plant these flowers; Dianthus bush

From late spring, this dainty flower will bloom all summer long, producing fringed petals from red to pink.

This evergreen perennial produces a clove-like scent and is extremely hardy, ideal for sunny spots and borders.

Must-Have Gardening Tools for Spring Under £100

If you’re feeling inspired now that the sun has appeared but need to update your garden arsenal by adding scents for spring, we’ve got a great value range of trimming and mowing tools to suit your budget and help you with planting your flowers.

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