How to Grow Lavender
It's easy to get carried away by the virtues of lavender. Here are the somber reasons to plant it: Drought tolerant, deer-resistant, easy care (cut back once a year). There are lots of fun reasons too: Fragrant flowers come in colors from white to deep purple, graceful stems that brush your ankles as you walk by. Don't forget the useful reasons: As Linnie shows in our video you can make lavender wands and wreaths. It's essential as part of Herbes de Provence, and also a novel addition to goat cheese, ice cream, or as a swizzle stick in your iced tea or cocktail.