DIY Balloon Luminaries - Fill small balloon with water. Dip repeatedly in melted paraffin wax. When set, carefully pop balloon. Place tea light inside and light. These melt a bit with real candles, so try battery tea lights!
Lavandula angustifolia "Royal Purple" A fine cultivar of lavender, chosen for its long purple flowerheads from midsummer. Like other lavenders, the fresh or dried flowers can be used as a flavoring for tea, jams, ice creams, vinegars, or oils. The leaves are also used as a cooking or salad ingredient. Height: 30 inches Spread: 24 inches Hardiness: Fully hardy plants Soil Preference: Well-drained soil, moist soil Sun or Shade: Full sun