English lavender is one of the most famous lavenders. Many varieties exist to decorate our gardens. These tend to be hardier than other types of lavender, making them great for planting in colder areas. English Lavender varieties, key facts Name – Lavandula angustifolia How many varieties – 200+ Height – 2+ to 4 feet (60-90 […]
Lavender is a plant that blooms magnificently when the plant is well trimmed so that the best flowers and fragrance appear. This quick, fun video will explain how to trim and when to do it, with tools and calendar, to avoid useless old wood. Read more about trimming lavender ►
Want to plant lavender but worried that it might turn invasive? Select a sterile lavender variety with seeds that won’t sprout. That way, blooming can continue unfettered without running the risk of turning invasive! Sterile lavender – selected Lavandin varieties Lavender is technically reported as an invasive plant in some parts of the world. In […]
This a hybrid plant is a natural offspring of spike lavender (Lavandula latifolia) and noble lavender (L. augustifolia, also known as Lavandula officinalis). It of course shares the health benefits of its parents, and also has a few benefits of its own, too!
Lavender is a famous Mediterranean plant. Propagating lavender is possible through seed, cuttings, layering (ground and air). In some cases, division of the lavender clump is also an option. Read also: growing lavender Seeds, easy but slow and not always true to form Natural lavender varieties have succeeded in reproducing through seeds over millennia. However, […]
Infusing lavender oil is quite simple and doesn’t require any heavy equipment. All that’s needed is a carrier oil and the flowers from any type of lavender. Read also: Making lavender oil Lavender, an easy plant to grow Lavandin, the most productive lavender 3 steps to infuse lavender oil Lavender flowers, when steeped in another […]