Scent Magic: Notes From A Gardener by Isabel BannermanScent Magic: Notes From A Gardener by Isabel Bannerman

Scent Magic: Notes From A Gardener

byIsabel Bannerman

Hardcover | October 1, 2019

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In Scent Magic, a book which is at once romantic and extremely practical, plantswoman, designer and garden-maker extraordinaire Isabel Bannerman immerses the reader in the luscious smells of the fragrant garden through a warmly written account of her year’s gardening; and combines this with an encyclopaedic reference work of the best aromatic plants to grow throughout the seasons. Whether evoking the freshly baked sponge smell emanating from wisteria, describing "Stanwell Perpetual" as "the kind of rose that would taste of apricot and raspberries swirled together," or championing the magic of the Himalayan cowslip, "scented profoundly and deliciously like the dark vault of a Damascus spice merchant" the glorious poetry of her descriptions is here joined with personal memories and a lifetime’s experience of gardening and plant cultivation.
Isabel Bannerman was born in Paddington in 1962, the youngest of five children. She began gardening when, as a university student, she met Julian Bannerman, owner of Bannerman's Bar in Edinburgh. Together they moved to a derelict baroque mansion in Wiltshire and camped whilst restoring the house and starting to design gardens and garde...
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Title:Scent Magic: Notes From A GardenerFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:240 pages, 10.75 × 8.25 × 0.98 inShipping dimensions:10.75 × 8.25 × 0.98 inPublished:October 1, 2019Publisher:Pimpernel PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1910258490

ISBN - 13:9781910258491

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