Lavender: How to choose the right one?
There are many types and varieties of Lavender and finding the best Lavender plant for your needs might be a daunting task. To assist you in selecting the right plant, we have prepared this guide, which we hope will be helpful to you.
Learn How To Plant, Grow and Harvest Chives
Easy to grow, Chives are rewarding little plants to grow outdoors in the garden or indoors in pots.
Rosemary: Learn How To Plant, Grow and Harvest
Native to the dry, rocky areas of the Mediterranean region, Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis or Salvia rosmarinus) is a popular aromatic herb commonly grown for its decorative, medicinal, culinary uses, and ornamental garden appeal.
Basil: Planting, Growing, and Harvesting
Learn how to plant, grow and harvest basil and add flavor to your favorite recipes
Mint: Plant Care and Growing Guide
Mint is a versatile and valuable herb with a wide range of uses and benefits that continues to be widely used and appreciated. Learn how to grow and harvest it.
Companion Planting With Herbs
Companion planting with herbs is the practice of planting aromatic herbs near other plants to enhance their growth, flavor, and health. For example, basil is known to improve the growth and flavor of tomatoes, while mint attracts beneficial insects and repels pests.
Wonderful Plants That Repel Insects
Plants have natural defense mechanisms against insects, such as producing chemicals that are toxic or unpalatable to them. Some plants also release pheromones or have physical structures that can deter insects. Additionally, companion planting, where different plants are grown together, can also help repel pests.
Best and Worst Companion Plants for Basil
Here is a list of basil companion plants you should grow in your garden
Lavandula angustifolia (English Lavender)
Often associated with the famous purple fields of Provence, Lavandula angustifolia, also called English Lavender, is not native to England but to the Mediterranean. Ideal for garden borders, cooking and potpourri, this lavender also produces the best oils.
Lavandula stoechas (Spanish Lavender)
Their distinctive flowers steal the show with their "ears" sprouting from each flower head.
Ocimum basilicum (Basil)
Widely cultivated worldwide, Basil is one of the easiest herbs to grow. The leaves are used fresh or dried to flavor meats, fish, salads, and sauces. Its sweet aroma and strong flavor make it popular in a variety of cuisines.
How to Dry Lavender and Preserve its Fragrance
To enjoy the delightful fragrance of your Lavender, long after its blossoms have faded, follow these easy steps.
Lavender Main Types
Lavender (Lavandula) includes about 47 species, which are cultivated in temperate climates either as ornamental plants for the landscape or for the extraction of essential oils. Which one will you fall for?
Creating a Lavender Hedge
Create curb appeal and learn how to create a stunning lavender hedge. There is nothing more charming than the perfume released when brushing the flowers as you pass!
Strongest Scented Lavenders
Not all Lavenders are created equal! Some varieties are wonderful as accent plants but have little fragrance. To assist you in selecting the right plant, we have prepared this guide, which we hope will be helpful to you.
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