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It shows just how peculiar our weather has been this year: I have primroses blooming for the second time this year. I’ve not experienced this before.

Then, the sweet peas have only just started to flower but they’ll be a welcome splash of colour when they really get going. They did much better last year. My husband seems to think I love them and keeps planting seeds for me but, to be perfectly honest, I’m not that keen. I don’t know what all the fuss is about. There are so many other beautifully scented plants that are just as good, better in my opinion.

My scented favourites are: roses, Hesperus Matronalis, Nicotiana Sylvestris, privet, honeysuckle and Philadelphus. There are probably others too but they don’t come to mind at the moment.
What about all of you?

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I love my sweet peas I have 2 small vases of them right by me, I have pinks earlier in the year then Lily of the Valley, just love my cut flowers.

6 Aug, 2015


Glad you like privet, so do I.Lots of folk seem to hate it.
I like all the narcissi, lily of the valley, bluebells, roses, philadelphus, ,pinks, and the Hoya Balcony sent me -and lots more, including chrysanthemums and christmas trees - there isn't enough space for them all!

6 Aug, 2015


I forget pinks and lily of the valley.

I got married in mid October (too long ago to want to recall!) when chrysanthemums were plentiful so I had them in the church, promising myself I'd remember how they looked. Of course I didn't, but I do like their scent, it's like no other.

And how could I forget the fresh fragrance of a patch of bluebells?
As you say, Steragram, there isn't enough space to list them all.

7 Aug, 2015


I like Sweet Peas, and also Sweet Williams and Pinks. I think those are my favourites - not se keen on roses personally.
I like Heliotrope too for scented leaves :)

9 Aug, 2015

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