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Lessons from a lavender farm: Growing, harvesting and using lavender blooms
If we hadn't been traveling by plane, I would have gladly filled the back seat of the car with the wonderful little plants availableThe fields were arranged in rows according to variety, displaying subtle variations in color and texture.
California
El Segundo
Lavender Wands: Make Magical Scented Decorations for your Home
You can leave a shorter (3-4 inch) end to just tuck into the end of your wand with the flowers, or you can leave a longer end (12-15 inches) to use in making a bow at the end. Try to keep your stems spaced out fairly evenly, and try to keep your ribbon...
California
El Segundo
Lavender Hidcote Info : Tips For Growing Lavender Hidcote Plants
Sunny, well-drained sites are perfect for growing lavender Hidcote. This compact form is easy to grow and very versatile. Hidcote cannot tolerate humidity and will not perform well in areas that are overly moist.
Ohio
Willoughby
Trimming Lavender – How To Prune Lavender Properly
Producing the type of fragrant foliage that most gardeners seek. Wipe down the blades of your pruning shears with rubbing alcohol or bleach to make sure all bacteria and potentially harmful germs are removed from the blades.freestar.queue.push(function()...
Ohio
Willoughby
Lavender Container Care: Tips On Growing Lavender In Pots
Keep reading to learn about potted lavender care and how to grow lavender in containers.Lavender can be grown from seed or from cuttings. If your winters are too cold or your soil is too dense, or even if you just want that fragrance closer to home, growing...
Ohio
Willoughby
Lavender Seed Propagation – How To Plant Lavender Seeds
If you are determined to grow a particular cultivar, you're better off usingor divisions to get new plants. Read on to learn about starting lavender from seed.The first step in lavender seed propagation is choosing a variety and germinating the seeds.
Ohio
Willoughby
Lavandin Plant Care: Lavandin Vs. Lavender In The Garden
Lavandin only produces flowers once per year, but the plant is filled with blooms and flowers which have a higher camphor content than English lavender. The aroma itself is relaxing and helps relieve body aches and stress.Lavandin should be planted in...
Ohio
Willoughby
Lavender In The Garden: Information And Growing Lavender Tips
Low-growing varieties can be cut back to the new growth while larger types can be pruned to about a third of their overall height.Generally, lavender plants take up to a year or more before they are ready for harvesting.
Ohio
Willoughby
Spanish Lavender Plants – How To Grow Spanish Lavender In The Garden
This cultivar is larger than others, and it will grow about 30 inches (76 cm.) all around.. But did you know there is also a Spanish lavender? This dwarf cultivar grows out to about 12 inches (30 cm.) and makes a good option for container growing.Spanish...
Ohio
Willoughby
Lavender Plant Division: Can Lavender Plants Be Divided
To find out, read on to learn more about how to divide lavender plants and when to split up lavender in the garden.I recently asked some professional lavender growers about lavender plant division and the general response was thatis a sub-shrub and, hence,...
Ohio
Willoughby
Fertilizer For Lavender: When To Feed Lavender In Gardens
The easiest and best thing to do is to put down an inch of good compost around the plant. Don't fertilize in the fall, either. Fertilizing lavender too much can hurt it. Keep reading to learn more about when and how to fertilize lavender plants.Lavender...
Ohio
Willoughby
Lavender Plant Companions: Learn What To Plant With Lavender
Keep reading to learn more about the best planting companions for lavender.is very particular in its growing requirements. It needs full sun, little water, and little to no fertilizer.
Ohio
Willoughby
Propagation Of Lavender: Tips For Rooting Cuttings From Lavender
Check to see if the stems have roots by giving them a gentle tug. It may snap if you force it to bend.The best type of cutting to use depends on the type of lavender and the time of year.
Ohio
Willoughby
Types Of Lavender: Difference Between French And English Lavender
English lavender is. French lavender isand it is not actually that commonly cultivated, although we often think of France when picturing fields of lavender. You'll also see Spanish lavender, which like French lavender, has a softer scent and is used more...
Ohio
Willoughby
What To Do With Woody Lavender: Tips On Pruning Woody Lavender Plants
Remove them only when they are truly dead. It's also important that the tool blades are sharp.Prune these lavender in spring when all frost is finished for the season. Always be sure that there are green leaves on the plant when you are done pruning.The...
Ohio
Willoughby
The Summery Flavor of Lavender
One of my favorite ways to enjoy lavender is in lemonade.We had a booth at a lavender festival near Austin a couple of years ago where they set us up across from the lavender lemonade stand.It was so hot out, and the fragrant beverage so refreshing, we...
California
El Segundo
Fun feature: Ask-a-Gardener
I too, did not resort to poisoning, since I had dogs and being a veterinarian I had seen my share of dogs poisoned with gopher bait. (did that plenty of times!) Try to get the flare as deep into the tunnel as you can, but do NOT put your hand into a narrow...
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El Segundo
Ask-a-Gardener: Your Gardening Questions Answered
The sand dries out quickly and isn't attractive to the gnats. By using the Garden Watchdog directory, you can easily shop for specific plants and garden items you wish to purchase.
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El Segundo
Fun feature: Ask-a-Gardener
Gardening is both art and science, with some luck and skill thrown in for good measure. But I wouldn't want to hop around my garden yelling "ouch! ouch!" while waiting for them to decompose.If you are a barefoot gardener, I would suggest putting that...
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El Segundo
Fun feature: Ask-a-Gardener
You can read DG member feedback on almost any plant by checking the PlantFiles. The most common and most trailing choices are the perennial Vincas, both major and minor, also called periwinkle.
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El Segundo
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Generally, there isn't a connection between the zone and the PH number as you described, but climate and PH will have an effect on the ultimate height and spread. They seem quite happy and I've had better luck with this method, rather than potting them...
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El Segundo
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Is the fig currently in the sun outside? These are pots that contain a water reservoir that will release water to the soil as it starts to dry. A big part of what attracts people to Dave's Garden has always been our forums, where gardeners ask and answer...
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El Segundo
Fun feature: Ask-a-Gardener
Gardening is both art and science, with some luck and skill thrown in for good measure. If your question is chosen for this feature, you can be sure you've helped others with the same question.Marie Harrison, (can2grow) and Melody answer the question:Remember,...
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El Segundo
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Soil temperatures are warmer than in the spring, and the plant will have several months to settle in before the heat of summer begins. Although I'm not familiar with your climate, things like ice storms, late freezes or even early leaf-out affects the...
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El Segundo
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Or maybe find a friend who likes blue but not purple. If your crepe flowers are distinctly different, then you would seem to have a valid complaint. They are responding to the increased sunlight and space of the newly opened area.
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El Segundo
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A few inches of mulch and maybe a large bucket covering that would insulate the roots enough to survive the winter. The house blocks the worst of the wind and holds a bit of heat from the sun.
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El Segundo
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The addition of organic content is good for almost any soil. They cross two different roses and grow out the resulting seed. Can you scrounge those from your neighbors too? Do not let the containers dry out and when the little shoots start to appear,...
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El Segundo
Fun feature: Ask-a-Gardener
Do this very gradually, taking off no more than a quarter or less of each branch at a time.Meanwhile, you should do two other things. Occasionally we come across a question that we find particularly interesting or intriguing.
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El Segundo
Fun feature: Ask-a-Gardener
Cuttings should be rooted in about 6 weeks and you'll see tiny new leaves starting to form. Muster your self restraint and touch just a few plants at a time to your skin, and watch for reactions.
California
El Segundo