Over the next few weeks and probably months, I intend to visit my thoughts on designing gardens to stimulate the senses.
including colour, form, contrast and harmony.
Wind in the willow, bird song, falling water etc
Touch, or texture
From evergreen needles to the velvet leaves of Argyrocytisus battandieri.
Smell, or fragrance
One could write a book on the fragrance of roses alone.
Fruits and vegetables first come to mind, but the flowers, young leaves, or unripe seeds of the nasturtium give any salad a peppery edge.