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Scented herbs

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Scented herbs can be grown together to form a fragrant garden space. By focusing on herbs with a fragrant quality, such a garden can be a pleasant place to spend time in on warmer days. Depending on the types of herbs grown, a scented herb garden may be ideal for focusing on growing highly fragrant edible herbs for culinary purposes and for the making scented garden crafts such as potpourris, perfumes and soaps.

List of scented herbs[edit]

The following list details some of the herbs considered to have a pleasant fragrance:

Using scented herbs[edit]

This list provides some suggestions for working with scented herbs:

Culinary uses[edit]

  • Fresh herb bundles for culinary purposes
  • Dried herbs for culinary purposes
  • Adding to sweets/candies/gum
  • Flavouring for black teas
  • Herbal teas
  • Adding to cheeses
  • Flavouring breads
  • Scented water

Craft uses[edit]

  • Scented herbal soap
  • Potpourris
  • Perfumes, colognes
  • Air fresheners
  • Linen water
  • Fragrance pillows
  • Scented sachets (included for insect repelling)
  • Wreaths
  • Table decoration that adds scent as well