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How to Grow Lavender From Seeds in Pots

Lavender has a clean fresh scent that will enhance indoor and outdoor living areas.<p>Step 1<p>Fill a seed-propagation flat with seed-starting compost. …

Gardening

Lavender Wind Farm

Why Can Lavender Be Used to Repel Moths? – The Chemistry of Lavender

Hanging in the wardrobes of our flat, alongside our clothes, are a couple of small bags of dried lavender. Like many others, we keep them there to …

Moths

Taking lavender cuttings without a greenhouse

In 2009 I went to a Lavender conference in Cambridge, UK and got a chance to visit the amazing Downderry Nursery owned by Simon Charlesworth. He has …

Gardening

Strawberry Rose and Berry Lavender Tarts [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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It's OK to love lavender

I like lavender. The plant is pretty, and it smells good. I also like the taste. All you have to do is add lavender to something pretty basic in …

Gardening

Recipe: Hong Kong Lavender Sugar Cookies

Cleanliness is next to godliness in a professional or home kitchen: all great chefs and cooks alike know the importance of keeping a clean and …

Hong Kong

Lavender and blueberry Viennese shortbread with rose petal panna cotta

Viennese shortbread fingers for that buttery taste and crumbly texture<p>Anointed with blueberry jam<p>Layered with whipped cream<p>A perfectly wobbly rose …

'Phenomenal' lavender created in Pennsylvania

I was sent a video, via Facebook, from my friend Bob McCartt.<p>The video mentioned that lavender in your bedroom will help induce sleep, slow down your …

How to Make Lavender Hot Chocolate

Whether you like it or not, it’s still winter—still cold, still gray, and all we want to do is curl up in a blanket and try to remember what it's …

easy Lemon Lavender Quick Bread

Lavender and lemon are paired together to make this absolutely delightful quick bread that you will have in the oven in under 20 minutes...flat! …

Frosé and lavender slushie

<b>Ingredients</b><p>1 bottle rosé<br>• 1 cup water<br>• 1 cup sugar<br>• 1 tbsp dried lavender<br>• 3 cups ice cubes<br>• Sprigs lavender<p><b>Method</b><p>To make the lavender syrup place the water …

Recipes

Sweet smell of success: why British lavender is blooming indoors, too

You can smell the fields at Mayfield Lavender farm long before you see them. The air is heavy with the soothing scent of the purple blooms, which run in rows as far as the eye can see.<p>At this time of year the gentle humming of bumblebees is occasionally interrupted by the drone of harvesters, …

6 Stunning Lavender Farms Across America You Need to Visit

Yes, there are lavender-infused wine tastings involved.<p>The farm is open April through October, but for those visiting during off-season, the fields …

How to Grow and Harvest Lavender

Lavender is one of the best-loved herbs in the garden, and for good reason. Not only is it attractive and scented, this versatile plant thrives in …

How to take and pot up lavender cuttings

Our 90-second gardener Sarah Raven demonstrates how to propagate lavender<p>1. Pull a non-flowering side stem off a lavender branch, about three to four inches long, with a small heel of bark attached.<p><b>Read:</b> <b>How to sow poppies</b><p>2. Remove a few of the bottom leaves from the stem, which would be below …

You Should Move to Arizona And Buy This Stunning Lavender Farm

The air must smell amazing.<p>There's a magical place tucked away inside Arizona's Prescott National Forest, where the sun shines more than 300 days out of the year, the howl of coyotes lures you to sleep, and sheep, horses and peacocks roam around endless fields of fragrant blooms.<p>Welcome to Skull …

Lavender Improves Sleep Quality for College Students

As a fellow sleep instigator, I love the fact The Huffington Post is bringing the Sleep Revolution to college campuses to start a cultural conversation around sleep. It is so needed! And bringing products on the tour to help students sleep better makes it a tour de force. I have heard and read …

College & University

Good Housekeeping

Good Housekeeping reaches an audience of 30+ million each month. In addition to the magazine brand, the Good Housekeeping Institute is the consumer …

Cocktail of the week: Skylounge’s lavender fields forever – recipe

Beefeater gin is the order of the day in this cocktail from a new bar next to the Tower of London. Well, of course it is<p>Skylounge is next to the Tower of London, so Beefeater is our go-to gin for this drink. Lavender syrup is just sugar syrup made the usual way, only infused with fresh or dried …

Recipe: Lavender Mint Lemonade

If you only make one thing this weekend, it should be this homemade lemonade recipe.<p>Entertaining pros know that summer get-togethers call for refreshing cocktails to help you cool down. And while lemonade may seem juvenile, Julia Reed's vodka-infused lavender mint rendition on the classic drink …

A Lavender-Infused Sparkling Wine Cocktail You’ll Obsess Over

Garden Designer Visit: Lavender Fields in Australia

Sydney-based garden designer Peter Fudge has never been fazed by the fact that Australia is the driest continent in the world. For nearly 25 years, …

Lavender for Sweet Remembrance, Plus a Lavender-Blackberry Syrup

It’s said that aromas can remain with us and trigger memories for a lifetime. I know this is true. I clearly remember the clean, sweet herb scent of …

Sybil Kapoor's lavender meringues with strawberry cream

The meringues can be made a day or two ahead; and the strawberries can be diced and sugared a few hours in advance – just cover and chill.<p>MAKES<p>16<p>INGREDIENTS<p><b>For the meringues</b><p>3 medium egg whites<br>• 170g caster sugar<br>• ½ tbsp cornflour<br>• 1 tbsp finely chopped (unsprayed) lavender flowers<br>• 1 tsp white wine</b> …

Lavender Vodka Spritzer Is the Perfect Summer Cocktail

roast chicken with peaches, honey and lavender

• Preheat the oven to 190°C/375°F/gas mark 5. Heat 1 tbsp of the oil in a frying pan, season the chicken joints and brown them on each side so they get …