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Basil, Companion Plant, Companion Planting, Ocimum basilicum

Best and Worst Companion Plants for Basil

Here is a list of basil companion plants you should grow in your garden

Rosemary, Planting Rosemary, Growing Rosemary, Harvesting Rosemary, Best Rosemary, Rosmarinus officinalis, Salvia rosmarinus,

Learn How To Plant, Grow and Harvest Rosemary

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.

Chives, Best Chives, Garlic Chives, Planting Chives, Growing Chives, Harvesting Chives, Allium schoenoprasum, Allium tuberosum

Learn How To Plant, Grow and Harvest Chives

Chives are a popular culinary herb in the home garden. Grown for the mild onion flavor of their leaves and pretty flowers, Chives attract bees and other pollinators to the garden while helping deter damaging insects such as Japanese beetles. Used in cooking for over 5000 years, Chives are also cultivated for their ornamental value in flower gardens, and traditionally have been used for their medicinal properties. Easy to grow, Chives are rewarding little plants to grow outdoors in the garden or indoors in pots.

Lavender guide, English Lavender, Spanish lavender, French Lavender, Common lavender, True Lavender, lavandula angustifolia, lavandula stoechas, lavandula x intermedia, How to select lavender, How to choose lavender

How to choose the right Lavender?

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 basil and add flavor to your favorite recipes

Basil: Planting, Growing, and Harvesting

Learn how to plant, grow and harvest basil and add flavor to your favorite recipes

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 (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.

most fragrant lavenders, strongly scented lavenders, English Lavender, Lavandin, lavandula angustifolia, lavandula x intermedia, fragrant lavenders

How to preserve the Fragrance of your Lavender

To enjoy the delightful fragrance of your Lavender, long after its blossoms have faded, follow these easy steps.

Lavender, English Lavender, Spanish lavender, French Lavender, Common lavender, True Lavender, Spike lavender, lavandula angustifolia, lavandula dentata, lavandula stoechas, lavandula x intermedia, lavandula latifolia

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?

Lavender hedge, Lavender hedging, Lavender hedges, English Lavender, Spanish lavender, French Lavender, lavandula angustifolia, lavandula stoechas, lavandula x intermedia, Lavender path, fragrant hedges

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!

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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.

most fragrant lavenders, strongly scented lavenders, English Lavender, Lavandin, lavandula angustifolia, lavandula x intermedia, fragrant lavenders

Strongest Scented Lavandin Lavenders

There are over 450 Lavender varieties and finding the most fragrant Lavender plant is not always an easy task. Not all Lavenders are highly scented. Some varieties are wonderful as accent plants but have little fragrance. Others might not look as spectacular but exude a rich perfume.

most fragrant lavenders, strongly scented lavenders, English Lavender, Lavandin, lavandula angustifolia, lavandula x intermedia, fragrant lavenders

Strongest Scented English Lavender Varieties

There are over 450 Lavender varieties and finding the most fragrant Lavender plant is not always an easy task. Not all Lavenders are highly scented. Among the most fragrant Lavenders are several cultivars of English Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia)

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