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How to Grow Lavender and Propagate it

Lavender plants are one of the world’s most popular garden plants, and why wouldn’t they be? Evergreen, tough as old boots, soft, silvery foliage and gorgeous scented flowers – it truly is a plant for everyone. Of course, buying lavender can prove expensive, but luckily they are very easy to take from cuttings. Lavender makes great hedges and borders. Here are a few tips and tricks for growing successful lavender plants, and how to propagate them.

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7 tips to keep Mosquitos out of your garden this summer.

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Lavender Crafts and Recipes

Lavender is one of the most popular herbs with recipes and remedies dating back for thousands of years. Whether you grow or buy freshly harvested lavender, there are many creative projects to capture the fragrance and essence of this beloved plant including soaps, linen sprays, bath melts, and heat pads—and plenty of ways to enjoy it in beverages and baked goods.

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When buying Citronella grass, make sure you buy Cybopogon nardus or Citronella winterianus, which are true varieties.

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Hosta 'Queen of the Sea' (M. Seaver 01) Zone 3-8 Height 24" Culture Light Shade Origin Hybrid The 4' wide clumps of heavily pie crust-edged, pointed, blue-green leaves form an architectural clump. In midsummer, Hosta 'Queen of the Sea' is topped with 3' spikes of lavender flowers...a hummingbird fiesta.

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Hang this swag in the kitchen, then snip off sprigs of preserved lavender, Santa Cruz oregano, sage, rosemary to add to favorite recipes. The herbicide-free and pesticide-free herbs are grown and arranged by hand on a family farm in Monterey, California. Protect from weather. 20" long. A Williams-Sonoma exclusive.

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How To Grow Lavender From Seed

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