Lavender is one of the most popular herbs with recipes and remedies dating back for thousands of years. Creative projects, including soaps, linen sprays, bath melts, and heat pads—and plenty of ways to enjoy it in beverages and baked goods.
Lavender plays double duty as a beautiful garden perennial and a medicinal herb. Growing lavender is uncomplicated if you have a hot, sunny spot with good drainage. The woody stems will grow aromatic leaves.
Easy Homemade Bath Salts Recipe - Garden Therapy Fill each mason jar about halfway full of the Epsom salts. Add just drops of essential oil, replace lid, and shake. Remove the lid again, add 1 tablespoon of dried lavender flowers, replace
These lavender soap bars smell nice and make a practical homemade gift that everyone could use. You could give them alone or as part of a spa gift basket. 100 Days of Homemade Christmas Gifts at The Happy Housewife
Make your own Lavender Candles - it's easy and costs less than store-bought. (I wonder if the lavender catches on fire? I think I would pour this mixture around the outside of a narrow pillar candle. or make a wax melt jar without the wick.