Tag Archives: English Lavender

Which Lavenders Are The Most Fragrant For My Garden?

A lot will depend on the weather, how much sun and rain the plants receive, how harsh the winter is, the type of soil that the plants are grown in when the lavender is harvested, and how soon after harvest you process it. Here on the farm, we grow mostly English Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia) which are typically the most fragrant.  The cultivars that we like for

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A Story of Lavender

Lavender was once a virtual medicine chest in every home. It was used for everything: as a nerve stimulant and restorative, for the relief of muscular aches and pains and sprains, to induce peaceful slumber and ease the ache of rheumatism and nervous headaches, to promote the appetite following illness, and to relieve flatulence. Merck said of true lavender {L. angustifolia} that

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