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.
Two sun-loving shrubs that should be more widely planted, and undoubtedly will be soon, are Geraldton waxflower and Canary Island lavender
don't dry well but are handsome in fresh arrangements.
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
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.
As Agapanthus flowers open up, they assume an increasingly paler shade of lavender
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.
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.