Tag Archives: scent

Happy July

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Hyacinth in the Rose Garden

The amazing scent of hyacinth in the sun wafts about the yard in the early morning stillness. Ahhhh. It truly is Spring.

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Scented yard

Mornings when I step out the door, the air is heavily scented from hyacinth blossoms and cherry tree blooms.  Add a touch of salt air and it’s heavenly.

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Woodland Rose

Woodland or Dwarf Rose Rosa gymnocarpa BC’s smallest and most delicate wild rose. Shrub to 4’ tall. Many weak prickles. Pale pink, dainty flower. Hip a small orange pear shaped. Eaten by the natives to sustain life in times of … Continue reading

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Witch Hazel

Rainy, grey days scented with witch hazel. There is always something lovely to find when one looks for it. ©Sharron R. McMillan

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Monday, Monday

Clean clothes day. There’s no scent like it, clothes dried out in the sun and wind. Not a chemical or spray can duplicate that.

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The Scent of Summer

Purple and White Lilac scent the whole yard.  Summer is here indeed. 

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Almost Forgotten Forget-Me-Nots

There they are!  Sweet blue forget-me-not blooms remember, warm spring days, sun on your face and the scent of moist dirt in beds full of flowers. I really do think it must be spring. ©2017 Sharron R. McMillan

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Scent of Hyacinth

Nothing is more memorable than a smell. One scent can be unexpected, momentary and fleeting, yet conjure up a childhood summer beside a lake in the mountains; another, a moonlit beach; a third, a family dinner of pot roast and … Continue reading

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Orange Tree Blossoms

Bright spot on a wet, grey day, our indoor Calamondin Orange tree is full of white blossoms. Their scent fills the house. Who needs to buy air fresheners!

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Scent of Heaven

Purple Lilac. There is no scent quite like it. It is the scent of spring and the scent of heaven. ©2015 Sharron R. McMillan

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Witch Hazel

Sniff salt in the breeze, healing scent of witch hazel blossoms and moss. ©Sharron R. McMillan Excerpt from “A Poet Lives Here”

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Sweet Peas Still

We planted them late so the sweet peas are still blooming. Bright colours in the fading garden and the scent of summer in September. I LOVE sweet peas!

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Skunk Cabbage (Lysichiton americanus)

Your beauty takes my breath away ensuring that I will not stay. ©Sharron R. McMillan  

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