This spring.....I am taking back my front porch from the neighborhood cats!!!!
Clean up lavender
Clean up lavender | Garden Gate eNotes: Only remove a third of the leafy growth. Cutting too late in the season, back to bare woody stems or removing too much foliage stresses the plant and often kills it.
14 fleurs qui ne craignent pas l'hiver!
Annuelles, bisannuelles ou vivaces ? Oubliez le cycle des plantes et confiez au sol les graines des espèces dont les jeunes plants défient l’hiver. Fleurs assurées dès le printemps prochain !
Lavender grows alongside orange poppies in a rock garden, an ideal spot for lavender because it provides good drainage.
Cooking with lavender
It’s that time of year again, when my lavender is in bloom and it smells absolutely wonderful. I grow it in huge pots that sit in the sun and greet people as they arrive at my garden gate. The good news is, lavender’s natural habitat is the hot, sandy soil of Provence- so if I forget to water my plants, they’re even happier! If you don’t have room for a garden, maybe you can find a little space for a pot of lavender near your front door. Every time you brush by it, you’ll have the fabulous…