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Trending on Gardenista: The Power of Scent

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Feb 28, 2015 01:03 AM
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by Remodelista Team last modified Feb 27, 2015

This week, Gardenista is in pursuit of the power of scent. A sensory bonus: Fragrant gardens are as easy on the eyes as they are on the nose.  Above: Julianne Moore is an Oscar winner and a savvy horticulturalist. Michelle leads us on a tour of her West Village townhouse garden. Learn how her backyard takes advantage of city shade and dampness in  Design Sleuth: Julianne Moore's Staghorn Ferns . (And see her kitchen—one of our all-time favorites—in the Remodelista book and 5 Design Tips from Julianne Moore .) Above: For the sweetest smelling roses, Michelle turned to the florists at  Odorantes in Paris, where blossoms are arranged by scent. Silvery pink and exceptionally fragrant Madame Pierre Ogier is shown here. See the full lineup in 10 Easy Pieces: A Parisian Florist's Favorite Fragrant Roses .  Above: "We're always on the lookout for inspiring ideas, even in a restaurant bathroom," writes Alexa. To learn how to re-create the flower-accented loo at Joan's on Third in LA, go to  Steal This Look: A Dash of Purple for a Black and White Powder Room .  Above: The snow keeps coming, but  11 Easy Winter Floral Arrangements  are a reminder that spring is up next. Here, Boston-based Justine pairs the season's earliest lilacs with a grocery-store tulip "for a dash of unexpected lipstick color." Above: In Hardscaping 101, Janet weighs the pros and cons of Steel Factory-Style Windows and Doors : "Their elegant, narrow sight lines offer unobstructed views, blurring the lines between indoors and out." What's not to like? Read on. Above: In Briar Winters's home apothecary studio, a simple tea cart keeps company with seeded eucalyptus and succulents. See more of the Marble & Milkweed owner's enchanted workspace in Shopper's Diary: Marble & Milkweed's New York City Studio .  For more fragrant gardens—including one overhauled by perfumer Jo Malone —visit Gardenista .  More Stories from Remodelista Trending on Gardenista: Drought Gardening Tricks Trending on Gardenista: The Best Sources for Valentine's Flowers Trending on Gardenista: Ikea to the Rescue (and Other Small-Space Solutions)






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