Information About Lavender

Lavender herb plants are easy to grow and their lovely scented flowers can be used beyond the garden space. Here you can find tips for lavender care, what to grow with lavender herbs and how to manage common lavender plant problems be it environmental, pests or disease. Once you become more at ease in its care, propagating lavender plants will be easier than ever and allow you to share what you’ve learned with others.

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Cooking With Lavender From The Garden

By Amy Grant

Most people love the scent of lavender but can’t imagine it in food. Those people are missing out! Click for lavender cooking tips.

Fresh Lavender Uses And Craft Ideas

By Mary Ellen Ellis

Grow lavender in the garden, and you’ll never run out of things to do with it. Read on for some of our favorite DIY lavender uses.

How To Revive Dying Lavender Plants

By Amy Grant

If you notice your lavender plants dying, you’re probably wondering why and how to revive lavender. Click here to find out.

Lavender Mulching Tips: Learn About Mulch For Lavender Plants

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

When it comes to lavender mulch, what type of mulch is best and what mulches should be avoided? Click this article on to learn more.

Lavender Harvest Time: How And When To Pick Lavender Plants

By Mary Ellen Ellis

Harvesting lavender plants isn’t tricky, but knowing exactly how and when to do it allows you to get the most out of your bounty. Learn more here.

Planting A Lavender Field: How To Start A Lavender Farm

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

Lavender is a beautiful herb that’s relatively easy to grow. All you need is a little extra space and the right growing conditions. You may even be able to make a little extra money by planting a lavender field. Click here to find out how.

Moving A Lavender Plant – How To Transplant Lavender In The Garden

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

Moving a lavender plant to a new location isn’t difficult as long as you prepare the new spot carefully. For tips on transplanting lavender, click here.

Fernleaf Lavender Care – Planting And Harvesting Fernleaf Lavender

By Mary Ellen Ellis

Fernleaf lavender is also commonly known as French lace lavender. The names refer to its fern-like leaves, which are grayish-green, deeply lobed, and can be described as lacy. Growing fernleaf lavender is similar to other types and you can learn more about the plant here.

Planting An All Lavender Garden – Lavender Garden Design Ideas

By Laura Miller

Whether you're looking to produce homemade lavender products or you just enjoy the sweet smell of lavender flowers blooming in the summer, planting an all-lavender garden can help you achieve your goal. This article will help get you started.

Indoor Lavender Varieties – Tips On Caring For Lavender As A Houseplant

By Teo Spengler

Lavenders need very warm, sunny weather to thrive outdoors. If your weather just won’t do, you may wonder about growing lavender indoors. You can if you pick the best indoor lavender varieties and give them the exposure they need. Learn more here.

Goodwin Creek Grey Lavender Info – A Guide To Goodwin Creek Grey Care

By Liz Baessler

Lavender is one of the most highly prized aromatic plants in the world, and for good reason. One of its many varieties is the lavender ‘Goodwin Creek Grey’ cultivar. Click here to learn more about growing Goodwin Creek Grey lavender.

What Is Grosso Lavender – How To Grow Lavender “Grosso”

By Darcy Larum, Landscape Designer

Nothing pleases the senses quite like a mass planting of lavender, but many gardeners have difficulty growing lavender, as they have a reputation of being somewhat picky. Fortunately, there are tougher varieties, like Grosso lavender. Click here to learn more about it.

Phenomenal Lavender Care – How To Grow Lavender ‘Phenomenal’ Plants

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Few herbs have the lasting impact of lavender. The plant is adept as either a culinary, aromatic, or cosmetic herb. One of the most tolerant forms is Phenomenal, which withstands both summer heat and winter cold. Learn more about this lavender plant here.

Lavender Plants With Xylella Disease: Managing Xylella On Lavender Plants

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

Xylella is a bacterial disease that affects hundreds of plants, including trees and shrubs and herbaceous plants such as lavender. Xylella on lavender is extremely destructive and the potential for far-reaching damage to lavender growers is tremendous. Learn more here.

Lavender Hidcote Info : Tips For Growing Lavender Hidcote Plants

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Lavender Hidcote is a blue English lavender which thrives in USDA zones 5 to 9. This compact form is easy to grow and very versatile. Some tips on how to grow Hidcote lavender can help you transform your herb garden into an aromatic dream. Learn more here.

Spanish Lavender Plants – How To Grow Spanish Lavender In The Garden

By Mary Ellen Ellis

When you think of lavender, it is probably English and French lavender that come to mind. But did you know there is also a Spanish lavender? Want to learn more about these lavender plants? The following article can help with that.

Lavender Plant Division: Can Lavender Plants Be Divided

By Shelley Pierce

If you're reading this article, it means you have an interest in dividing lavender plants and who can blame you? The burning question is, however, can lavender plants be divided? The answer is, it's kind of complicated. Click here to learn more.

Lavender Seed Propagation – How To Plant Lavender Seeds

By Mary Ellen Ellis

Lavender seeds are slow to germinate and plants grown from them may not flower in the first year, but if you?re patient and willing to put in the work, you can generate beautiful plants from seeds. Learn about starting lavender from seed in this article.

Types Of Lavender: Difference Between French And English Lavender

By Mary Ellen Ellis

When it comes to French vs. English lavender, there are some important differences. Not every lavender plant is the same. Know the differences between these popular types to choose the best one for your conditions and needs. This article will help.

What Are The Best Plants To Grow With Lavender

By Liz Baessler

Lavender is very good at protecting other plants from pests. Learn more about the best planting companions for lavender in this article.

Lavandin Plant Care: Lavandin Vs. Lavender In The Garden

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

The scent is unmistakable but is your lavender really a lavender? You may have a hybrid of lavender called lavandin. Learn more about this French lavender plant in the article that follows. Click here for additional information.

Fertilizer For Lavender: When To Feed Lavender In Gardens

By Liz Baessler

Lavender is a fantastic plant to have around - it looks good, it smells amazing, and it can be harvested for use in cooking and making sachets. It's also extremely easy to care for, as long as you know how to do it. Learn more about fertilizing lavender here.

Lavender Plant Care: Reasons For Drooping Lavender Plants

By Liz Baessler

Whether in the garden or containers, lavender is a fabulous plant to have on hand. But what do you do when it starts to fail? Click this article to learn more about lavender plant care and how to deal with drooping lavender plants.

Lavender Container Care: Tips On Growing Lavender In Pots

By Liz Baessler

If your winters are too cold or if you just want its fragrance closer to home, growing lavender in pots is a great idea. Click on this article to learn about potted lavender care and how to grow lavender in containers.

What To Do With Woody Lavender: Tips On Pruning Woody Lavender Plants

By Teo Spengler

If you want to know what to do with woody lavender, understand that pruning woody lavender plants can often restore them to their former glory. Learn how to trim a lavender with woody stems in this article.

Propagation Of Lavender: Tips For Rooting Cuttings From Lavender

By Jackie Carroll

Can you ever have too many lavender plants? This article explains how to propagate lavender from cuttings. The project doesn?t require any special equipment, and it?s easy enough for a beginner. Click here to learn more.

Trimming Lavender – How To Prune Lavender Properly

By Heather Rhoades

Pruning lavender is important in keeping a lavender plant producing the type of fragrant foliage that most gardeners grow the plant for. If you are wondering how and when to prune lavender, this article can help.

Lavender In The Garden: Information And Growing Lavender Tips

By Nikki Tilley, Author of The Bulb-o-licious Garden

Lavender is a commonly grown herb plant popular for its fragrant aroma. Read this article to get tips for growing lavender herb plants and learn more about lavender plant care.

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