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Old 02-14-2018, 04:50 PM
 
Location: Kanada 🍁
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For me pine,balsam,cedar trees,lily of the valley,freesia flowers,mint and other herbs,wild rosebushes such as Hansa and Iceberg rosebush,Ludwig Spaeth lilac, honeysuckle,white clover,geraniums,petunias.How about hay,fresh mountain air,sea breeze,apple and pear trees when carrying the fruit.
Just too many to mention.
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Old 02-14-2018, 05:17 PM
 
Location: The Jar
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Eucalyptus, honeysuckle, gardenias, rose, daffodils, pine, cedar wood...
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Old 02-14-2018, 06:46 PM
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I had some cedar logs dropped off for me and I use it to make kindling. The smell is awesome.
Cambium, I can smell that split cedar right through the photograph... Makes a fast and hot fire in the woodstove. Have to watch out for the "popping" when the resin deposits in the wood explode, can actually make the wood jump.

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For me pine,balsam,cedar trees,lily of the valley,freesia flowers,mint and other herbs,wild rosebushes such as Hansa and Iceberg rosebush,Ludwig Spaeth lilac, honeysuckle,white clover,geraniums,petunias.How about hay,fresh mountain air,sea breeze,apple and pear trees when carrying the fruit.
Just too many to mention.
^^^ I would imagine this is what Heaven smells like!...

BTW, that's a cool Red Maple Leaf next to your location Almrausch.

I see Mint has been listed by several posters, this a favorite of mine as well.

Thanks again Zoisite for the info on Sage and Sweetgrass!
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Old 02-14-2018, 07:29 PM
 
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Being an avid outdoorsman, I love a lot of smells!

One of our favorite places to go closed down last year, unfortunately. Hodges Gardens. Thanks, Louisiana. Inside the gardens, the roses, paved walkways of pine, azaleas, numerous flowers. Gardenia Ohh!! Crushed eucalyptus leaves too. Walking the trails, the pine trees. Magnolia trees...

There's a tree that I call a black cherry. Has dark green top, lighter bottom leaves. The end tapers to a point. You crush these leaves and take a deep sniff. I chop the wood and make bonfires.
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Old 02-14-2018, 09:29 PM
 
Location: Majestic Wyoming
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I love the smell of lilacs and gardenias. My favorite tree smell is pine.
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Old 02-14-2018, 09:39 PM
 
Location: Western North Carolina
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Fresh cut grass at the start of summer, honeysuckle bushes, and the smell of a wood fire in the winter on a cold and gray snowy day.
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Old 02-15-2018, 12:59 AM
 
Location: A land flowing with milk and honey...
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Just off the top of my head...lilacs, gardenias, jasmine, honeysuckle, roses

ETA: fresh cut grass
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Old 02-15-2018, 05:00 AM
 
Location: Near the Coast SWCT
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Man, this thread is awesome. All you guys are giving me the itch to get back into candle making... These are the scents I own right now.. The apple Blossom is awesome! Downey Fresh Cotton is too.

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Old 02-15-2018, 06:33 AM
 
Location: Berkeley Springs, WV
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Wisteria and freshly cut alfalfa hay are intoxicating smells for me.
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Old 02-15-2018, 07:21 AM
 
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A sugar house when they're boiling maple sap.

Bay rum is my favorite aftershave scent. That's the West Indian bay tree with berries that look like allspice (a similar West Indian tree), not the ones used in cooking.
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