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lay someone out in lavender

Fig. to scold someone severely. She was really mad. She laid him out in lavender and really put him in his place. If you ever feel like you need to lay me out in lavender again, just forget it.
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lay someone out in lavender

tv. to scold or rebuke someone severely. She really laid him out in lavender for that.
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Lynda Dowling's love of lavender began 12 years ago when an elderly friend brought her an old, woody 'Munstead' lavender plant she'd just dug up because she was moving to a condominium.
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ITHINK there are few plants more beautiful and more dependable than one deep in the middle of its blooming season right now - the omnipresent lavender.
The walled garden there demonstrates just how many lavender varieties there are and how many ways there are of planting it - one of the most appealing being as a low hedge, with plants of different colours but similar forms mixing together.
But for all its beauty, fragrance and even medicinal qualities, lavender will break a gardener's heart, says Orr.
For some tips on lavender growing in a hostile environment, the Country Gentleman visited the cottage lavender farm of Kieran "Kie" and Elizabeth "Libbe" O'Connor.
64sec track record run in 2001 has not been troubled in recent times, but a fast-running track (+60) enabled Lavenders Grant to post a top-class 46.
HOW'S this for a great offer on that garden delight, lavender.
LAVENDER fits so many settings - the cottage garden, as a low hedging plant lining a path, in a formal herb garden or in a contemporary galvanised metal container for a more modern look.
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on Monday put on the domestic market a new variety of common lavender that can grow in hot and humid places in its first foray into the flower business.
Lavender fits so many settings ( the cottage garden, as a low hedging plant lining a path, in a formal herb garden or in a contemporary galvanised metal container for a more modern look.
In design terms, lavender is among the most versatile shrubs.
Be sure to cook only with pesticide-free lavenders grown for culinary use.