Category Archives: Gardening with Lavender

20
Feb

How To Grow Lavender From Seed

Many home gardeners choose to buy young lavender plants directly from a garden centre. However if you are looking for a bit more of a gardening challenge, or are looking to grow large amounts of lavender plants, perhaps to form a hedge, then it may be a good idea to grow your lavender plants directly from seeds. Some say that growing lavender

Published Date: 20th February 2015
Category: Gardening with Lavender, General, Lavender Products

07
Sep

Pruning Lavender

If there is one thing we get asked most about at Jersey Lavender, it has to be pruning lavender. For some reason people seem to think that there is some mysterious wizardry to it. There really is not. It is all pretty straight forward. The issues are when and how hard, or not, to cut back! But before I go too far, just to be clear, the following

Published Date: 7th September 2013
Category: Gardening with Lavender, General, Lavender Tips, Lavender plants
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12
Apr

How To Prune Lavender

There are a myriad of reasons to include a gorgeous lavender plant in your garden. Not only do they have beautiful evergreen foliage coupled with fantastic blooms, but they also release the most wonderful fragrance and they are delightfully hardy! Even the least green fingered of us can usually make a success of lavender if you follow a few

Published Date: 12th April 2013
Category: Gardening with Lavender, General
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05
Apr

UK Lavender Plants

Those of you who live other than in the UK must forgive this one, but I can only write based on my local experience. This post is about what types of lavender you are likely to come across in the UK and some of their pros and cons for our UK climate. The first one to start with of course is the favourite “English” lavender, as we

Published Date: 5th April 2013
Category: Gardening with Lavender, General, Lavender Tips, Lavender plants
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27
Nov

Lavender vs. Lavandin

Over the years I’ve come across all sorts of unjustified statements comparing these two species of lavender – Lavandula angustifolia (sometimes called “English” or “true” lavender) and Lavandula x intermedia (conveniently shortened to lavandin). Continue reading

Published Date: 27th November 2010
Category: Gardening with Lavender, General, Lavender Tips, lavender book
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