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.          Name: Lavandula angustifolia 'Betty's Blue'          Size: To 30 inches tall, 36 inches wide

A Gardener's Guide to Lavender

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. Name: Lavandula angustifolia 'Betty's Blue' Size: To 30 inches tall, 36 inches wide

lavender.   I actually bought a home in New Zealand--because the lavender bush was bigger than my car--miss it!

A Gardener's Guide to Lavender

lavender. I actually bought a home in New Zealand--because the lavender bush was bigger than my car--miss it!

Lavandula, mix of types of lavender herbs, English, Spanish, different colors, purple, blue, white, pink, L. stoechas, L. angustifolia, dwarf, tall, differing heights, planted en masse together.

Lavandula, mix of types of lavender herbs, English, Spanish, different colors, purple, blue, white, pink, L. stoechas, L. angustifolia, dwarf, tall, differing heights, planted en masse together.

Hydrangeas are one of the most beloved plants in our gardens and for good reason—they are gorgeous. Many gardeners have questions about pruning, colour changes (pink or blue), basic care, transplanting, and how to get stubborn ones to bloom. This simple guide describes the 6 basic types of hydrangeas, so you can know which ones you are growing and how to best care for them.

What Type of Hydrangea is This? A Handy Care Guide

Hydrangeas are one of the most beloved plants in our gardens and for good reason—they are gorgeous. Many gardeners have questions about pruning, colour changes (pink or blue), basic care, transplanting, and how to get stubborn ones to bloom. This simple guide describes the 6 basic types of hydrangeas, so you can know which ones you are growing and how to best care for them.

Understanding Different Types of Lavender - great article about my favorite flowering herb.

Understanding Different Types of Lavender - great article about my favorite flowering herb.

These enchanting flowers smell as lovely as they look and make for a sweetly scented addition to any garden.

Plants for a Fragrant Garden - Types of Scented Plants

These enchanting flowers smell as lovely as they look and make for a sweetly scented addition to any garden.

Types of Plants for Arches and Pergolas...another plant I want, Wisteria, over pergola - Mari

15 Climbing Vines for Lattice, Trellis or Pergola

Types of Plants for Arches and Pergolas...another plant I want, Wisteria, over pergola - Mari

We can grow many great plants in the South, but up until now traditional lavender hasn't been one of them. It didn't like our soil and climate and would collapse and die in a heartbeat. But now the...

A REAL Lavender for the South! Sweet!

We can grow many great plants in the South, but up until now traditional lavender hasn't been one of them. It didn't like our soil and climate and would collapse and die in a heartbeat. But now the...

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.

Pruning Lavender: How To Cut Back Lavender

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.

Tips on Growing Lavender.  Lavenders will thrive in most soils keeping these factors in mind: They need good drainage. Banks or slopes are great places for lavenders or if in flat places, create mounds. They like full sun. Gritty or sandy loam is best, but lavenders will do well in clay if the site is amended with sand & lime or bone meal to increase pH level. Pruning is critical! Plants must be pruned ½ to 2/3’s of the growth, preferably in the fall.

Tips on Growing Lavender. Lavenders will thrive in most soils keeping these factors in mind: They need good drainage. Banks or slopes are great places for lavenders or if in flat places, create mounds. They like full sun. Gritty or sandy loam is best, but lavenders will do well in clay if the site is amended with sand & lime or bone meal to increase pH level. Pruning is critical! Plants must be pruned ½ to 2/3’s of the growth, preferably in the fall.

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