Sunday, June 30, 2013


The perfect aromatic perennial garden herb with multi-purpose uses. A top pick for summer freshness and beauty. This herb will grow quite large if planted in the ground and also works well as a potted plant. Plant lavender in full sun.
Several Lavender Recipes from:Union-Tribune Section E4:6/29/13
Lavender Water: 1/4 Cup Dried Blossoms soaked in 8 oz. distilled water for a week and strained is the perfect squirt bottle spray for laundry, sheets, facial refresher. Mixed with a bit of witch hazel or a few drops of lavender oil and refrigerated will help it to keep longer. 
Lavender Sachets: Mix together with hands: 1 Cup Dried Lavender, 1 Cup Dried Rose petals/buds, 2 Tablespoons Cedar chips, 1 teaspoon Nutmeg, 10 Drops Lavender Oil.
Mix all together and place in Cheese cloth or handkerchiefs, use a ribbon to tie the ends.