English lavender (Lavandula angustifolia) is the most widely grown type of lavender in North America because it doesn't mind humidity and winter moisture as much as other lavenders. It's also the most commonly used in cooking and baking, and has a sweet, soft fragrance. English lavender, like all lavender varieties, does best in full sun and well-drained soil. The plants don't tolerate wet or especially heavy soil. Note: English lavender isn't from England. It picked up its common name…

English lavender (Lavandula angustifolia) is the most widely grown type of lavender in North America because it doesn't mind humidity and winter moisture as much as other lavenders. It's also the most commonly used in cooking and baking, and has a sweet, soft fragrance. English lavender, like all lavender varieties, does best in full sun and well-drained soil. The plants don't tolerate wet or especially heavy soil. Note: English lavender isn't from England. It picked up its common name…

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Lavanda da essiccare

Lavanda da essiccare

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come essiccare i fiori creativamente

come essiccare i fiori creativamente

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'Betty's Blue' lavender  Lavandula angustifolia 'Betty's Blue' has a more rounded shape than other lavenders. It offers large clusters of da...

'Betty's Blue' lavender Lavandula angustifolia 'Betty's Blue' has a more rounded shape than other lavenders. It offers large clusters of da...

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English Lavender is very easy to grow, smells delicious, can be used in cooking for a sweet and soft taste, and is used to make oil (fun DIY project).

English Lavender is very easy to grow, smells delicious, can be used in cooking for a sweet and soft taste, and is used to make oil (fun DIY project).

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Catnip is said to be 10 times more effective than DEET in repelling mosquitoes. Citronella, or West Indian lemongrass, is a tall plant and the source for citronella oil. Cascading Geranium, another bug repelling plant, will cascade over its pot and add a delicate floral scent to your potagerie.

Catnip is said to be 10 times more effective than DEET in repelling mosquitoes. Citronella, or West Indian lemongrass, is a tall plant and the source for citronella oil. Cascading Geranium, another bug repelling plant, will cascade over its pot and add a delicate floral scent to your potagerie.

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cotton candy plant 3-9

cotton candy plant 3-9

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'Edelweiss' Lavandin

'Edelweiss' Lavandin

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I should totally grow lavender in some pots (especially different shades)

I should totally grow lavender in some pots (especially different shades)

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Add 1 tsp. of liquid food coloring to 1 cup of water. Drizzle the colored water onto the soil surrounding the base of a plant. Wait 24 hours for the water to absorb. Apply another identical dose if the color change was not sufficient.

Add 1 tsp. of liquid food coloring to 1 cup of water. Drizzle the colored water onto the soil surrounding the base of a plant. Wait 24 hours for the water to absorb. Apply another identical dose if the color change was not sufficient.

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