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How to Grow Lavender in Containers

Allan Henderson

Growing lavender in containers is quite simple, and is actually easier than growing lavender in plots. The main things to consider are the size of container, the plant receiving adequate light, proper watering and drainage, and lastly some pruning and feeding. By following these simple steps, you can enjoy the fresh and relaxing scent of lavender throughout the rest of the hot summer months. New lavender plant, smells gorgeous! #lavender #lavenderpot #flowers #containergarden A post shared by @helenlouise85 on Apr

13 Plants That Aren’t Bothered By Drought

Drought can wreak havoc on a very lush garden that is heavily reliant on water. And with water getting scarce, we must think of ways on how to make the most of what little water we can use for our garden, such as using ways to minimize water use. Planting drought resistant and drought tolerant plants is one of them. Here are some plants that don’t require plenty of water to survive that you can plant at home and in

Plant a Mosquito Free Garden

As the days grow longer and the nights grow warmer, many folks look forward to staying out on the porch watching the sun go down. It’s a great way to spend some time with family and friends, but unfortunately they’re not the only ones who show up. Mosquitoes also find the dusk to be the perfect time to hunt for food – biting people and pets and leaving them with itchy and ugly welts. Instead of reaching for a bottle

Grow your own Spring Tea Garden

Ever fancied having your own tea garden? Start one this spring with a selection of spring herbs and perennials that you can use to brew your own herbal tea. Also called tisanes, herbal teas are made from steeping herbs in water to create a tea-like concoction. Because it doesn’t necessarily have actual tea leaves (you could, of course, blend them in if you like), they’re usually called herbal infusions or tisanes instead. But why drink tea that doesn’t have any