A sensory garden with a variety of fragrances would be beneficial in a hospice garden since smell and sound are some of the last senses people lose, but not appropriate for a chemotherapy garden, since patients can be sensitive to smells (Erickson,
This image is a detail show of the garden’s central fountain. The water rolls off the stainless steel basin’s edge creating a soothing subtle noise. The long-blooming herbs planted in the enclosing beds make for a brilliant outdoor room. Photo credit: Oasis Design Group, Jane Luce.