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Category Lavender

Lavender, renowned for its soothing fragrance and striking purple blooms, is a staple in gardens, kitchens, and apothecaries worldwide. Its slender spikes adorned with delicate flowers not only enhance garden landscapes but also offer a plethora of benefits, from culinary delights to therapeutic uses.

In this section, step into the world of lavender, where we explore the various species, cultivation methods, and myriad applications of this aromatic herb. Whether you’re aiming to create a tranquil garden corner, craft homemade skincare, or whip up delightful culinary creations, lavender promises to be your fragrant companion.

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How to grow lavender

How to grow lavender

Growing lavender successfully starts with warm summer temperatures and relatively dry soil. This Mediterranean native needs very little attention to thrive, tolerating a lack of moisture and poor-quality soils. Once...

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How to grow lavender

How to grow lavender

Growing lavender successfully starts with warm summer temperatures and relatively dry soil. This Mediterranean native…

Grosso lavender

Grosso lavender

Grosso lavender (Lavandula x intermedia ‘Grosso’) is a lavandin known for its large size and masses of…

Munstead lavender

Munstead lavender

Munstead lavender is an heirloom variety of English lavender considered to be the best cooking…

Hidcote lavender flowers

Hidcote lavender

Hidcote lavender is an heirloom variety of English Lavender known for its sweet scent, dark…

Lavender hedge

Lavender hedge

A lavender hedge is a row of closely spaced lavender plants that grow together to…

Lavender trees

Lavender tree

If you’re looking for an easy-to-maintain, fragrant, vibrant plant with beautiful purple flowers to add…

White lavender

White lavender varieties

White lavender is a stunning addition to the flower garden. The pale-hued flowers contrast beautifully…

Munstead lavender

30+ lavender varieties

Lavender is an incredibly versatile plant, with hundreds of different varieties available to grow. There…

Types of lavender

Types of lavender

There are over 30 lavender species, but only a few of these are commonly cultivated.…

Spanish lavender

Spanish lavender

Spanish lavender (Lavandula stoechas) is a small flowering plant known for its beautiful purple flower…