English Lavender a Guide to choosing, caring for & pruning

English Lavender a Guide to choosing, caring for & pruning

English 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.

A Gardener's Guide to Lavender

English Lavender - English lavender (Lavandula angustifolia) - Doesn't mind humidity and winter moisture as much as other lavenders. The lavender most commonly used in cooking and baking. Has a sweet, soft fragrance.

Lavender Hidcote is one of our very best-selling sun perennials! It makes the  perfect low-growing hedge !   This drought-tolerant & hardy perennial has extremely  fragrant foliage & flowers  that are enjoyable in the garden, or cut-fresh & added to flower arrangements!   Lavender Hidcote can also be cut & dried for use in potpourri & other dried flower arrangements. Because it is an English lavender, its fragrance is sweeter than that of the other variants that we carry ...

Lavender Hidcote is one of our very best-selling sun perennials! It makes the perfect low-growing hedge ! This drought-tolerant & hardy perennial has extremely fragrant foliage & flowers that are enjoyable in the garden, or cut-fresh & added to flowe

Hidcote Lavender, an English lavender that is small, compact, and great to create a border or hedge for a cottage garden feel.

Buy Lavandula Angustifolia 'Hidcote' plants by mail order from Burncoose Nurseries, your online plant nursery specialists

Spanish Lavender grows great in Arizona.  The antiseptic, piney fragrance of Spanish Lavender   makes it an exceptionally fragrant landscape plant but   not the first choice for use in cooking. English Lavenders,   both Lavandula angustifolias and Lavandula latifolia, are   preferred in the kitchen. French Lavender, Lavandula   dentata is not culinary lavender but used as sachet fragrance.

Spanish Lavender grows great in Arizona. The antiseptic, piney fragrance of Spanish Lavender makes it an exceptionally fragrant landscape plant but not the first choice for use in cooking.

How to choose, grow and care for lavender, including French Lavender, English Lavender, Spanish Lavender and hybrids. Tips on mulching, fertilizing and ideal times to plant.

How to grow lavender. Learn to choose, plant and care for lavender, including French Lavender, English Lavender, Spanish Lavender.

'Munstead' English Lavender-Many gardeners call 'Munstead' their favorite lavender because the plant is quite compact, displays violet-purple flowers in mid- to late spring, and shows off attractive silvery foliage. Like 'Hidcote', it's known for its strong fragrance

A Gardener's Guide to Lavender

"Purple Bouquet" is a top choice if you want to grow lavender for cutting fresh or drying: http://www.bhg.com/gardening/flowers/perennials/gardeners-guide-to-lavender/?socsrc=bhgpin021215purplebouquet&page=7

A Gardener's Guide to Lavender

'Purple Bouquet' English Lavender-With long stems, silvery-green foliage, and flower heads packed with rich purple blooms in early summer, 'Purple Bouquet' is a top choice if you want to grow lavender for cutting fresh or drying

I will so this come spring!! love the lavender in galvanized tub!

If your local housewares store or hardware store sells galvanized tubs, they most likely will cost half of what a specialty shop charges. Here the small tub provides a shiny frame for spring hyacinth bulbs.

'Betty's Blue' English Lavender-This adaptable lavender stands out because of its habit: It grows in a decidedly rounded mound and produces large spikes of dark purple-blue flowers in late spring and early summer. 'Betty's Blue' is a compact variety that shines when grown as a small hedge or in a knot garden

A Gardener's Guide to Lavender

'Betty's Blue' English Lavender grows in a decidedly rounded mound and produces large spikes of dark purple-blue flowers in late spring and early summer. 'Betty's Blue' is a compact variety,

Fully blooming flowers of English Lavender 'Munstead' spill over the split rail fence near the Creeping Red Thyme (Thymus praecox subsp. arcticus), and the gray/green mound of Wooly Thyme (Thymus pseudolanuginosis). http://barnowlnursery.com/garden-tour/

Beautiful waterwise border - fully blooming flowers of English Lavender 'Munstead' spill over the split rail fence near the Creeping Red Thyme (Thymus praecox subsp. arcticus), and the gray/green mound of Wooly Thyme (Thymus pseudolanuginosis).

English Lavender ... a natural bug repellant... rub this flower or leaves and rub over your skin, repels mosquitoes,  ticks and other insects... and it smells delightful, is so calming and you can add some to your favorite muffin recipe or into fresh squeezed lemonade..

repels mosquitoes, ticks and other insects; smells delightful and is calming. Add to your favorite muffin recipe or fresh squeezed lemonade!

'Royal Purple' English Lavender - Select 'Royal Purple' for its long early-summer stems of strongly scented purple flowers. This variety's blooms hold their color well after drying. One of the larger English lavenders, you can grow 'Royal Purple' as a stunning low, informal hedge.  Note: If you grow a lavender hedge and live in a moist or humid climate, leave space between plants so air flows freely. The plants will be more susceptible to disease if they're too close.

A Gardener's Guide to Lavender

'Royal Purple' English Lavender - Select 'Royal Purple' for its long early-summer stems of strongly scented purple flowers.

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