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A Gardener's Guide to Lavender

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

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come essiccare i fiori creativamente

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A Gardener's Guide to Lavender

'Betty's Blue' English Lavender

A Gardener's Guide to Lavender

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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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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A Gardener's Guide to Lavender

'Graves' English Lavender - 'Graves' offers gardeners lovely, wonderfully fragrant lavender-blue flowers in late spring and early summer. It's a heavy bloomer and grows a little taller than many of the other common English lavenders. Note: If you have clay soil, amend it with an abundance of compost or another form of organic matter before planting 'Graves' or other types of lavenders

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Hidcote Lavender Will Attract Butterflies --> http://www.hgtvgardens.com/herbs/flower-of-the-day-hidcote-lavender?soc=pinterest

Munstead Lavender - Set of Three

Beautiful Munstead Lavender: I had all my lavender plants die last year from the extreme cold (I live near Columbus, Ohio). I replaced several of them, but it looks like I might have to buy more this year. I hope I don't have to give up on lavender!! It's one of my very favorite garden staples. The bees love it!!!

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Best White Flowers for Your Garden

HAVE to plant some this year!

espalier boganvilla......I had these all along our fencing in Arizona and they hung in huge clusters all year long

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Munstead Lavender

Lavender 'Munstead' has a subtle blue-green coloring and sweet fragrance. It reaches 12 to 18 inches high and 18 to 24 inches wide, it boasts 2 1/2 inch, linear, downy leaves on strong stems. The leaves first open white, then turn a pale gray-blue-green color. Stalks of lavender flowers grow up to 12 inches tall.

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The Toughest Lavender Plant - The Phenomenal Lavender is the only variety that... • resists both hot summers and tough winters • refuses to die back during the winter • stands up against most diseases that kill other varieties • repels deer • one of the most fragrant lavender varieties The...

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Dr. Dan's Garden Tips: Hot, Hot, Hot!

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The Best Fragrant Flowers for Your Garden

Lavender-best in smell-Transport your nose to Provence by growing lavender in your garden. The flowers and foliage of this herb produce aromatic perfumes that permeate the countryside of southern France in mid-summer. In your own garden, grow it in well-drained soil in full sun. If you plant it next to a walkway, you'll catch a whiff every time you pass by

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Blue Salvia - option for our climate - lavender

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This variety of lavender truly is phenomenal

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Russian Sage - an all-time fave with an amazing fragrance

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Lavender English Tall HEIRLOOM Seeds. Perennial. This is the tall, old fashioned, wonderfully fragrant lavender; an extremely valuable and easy to use household herb, an important ingredient in bathroom, closet and drawer sachets and potpourris, an excellent cut and dried flower for arrangements, and a most useful component of innumerable craft projects. Drought tolerant; perfect for rock gardens, or as a short hedge. Perennial to USDA zone 5, otherwise treated as an annual.

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