Tips for Growing & Pruning Lavender

GROWING LAVENDER English Lavender plants will grow in a wide range of growing conditions but it does best in full sun in a very well drained soil.  For best results we recommend amending your soil with a small amount of compost and a couple of shovels of sand.  The sand will help provide drainage, and good drainage is a critical factor when growing Lavender. Established plants are extremely...
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Common Herbs can be used as Natural Pesticides

(NaturalNews) Essential Oils extracted from common kitchen herbs and spices can be used as safer, less destructive pesticides, according to research led by Murray Isman of the University of British Columbia and presented at the Fall Meeting of the American Chemical Society in Washington, D.C. “We are exploring the potential use of natural pesticides based on plant essential oils —...
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Growing Lavender 101: Spring Pruning

By popular demand, we are posting some useful information regarding care for your lavender. Properly pruning your lavender plants is crucial to maintain the health, vitality and beauty of this remarkable little herb. Lavender doesn’t require a great deal of maintenance, but some attention is needed in the pruning department. The most important thing to remember is to begin pruning lavender while...
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