A Bunch of Hubs about Lavender
I don't have a garden currently, but one of the things I'm looking forward to when I do is growing lavender, and then using it around the house and in crafts and gifts. I always imagined it was the kind of thing I would write about on HubPages. But there are lots of Hubs already about different aspects of lavender, and so I've decided instead to collect a "bunch" of lavender here. The criteria for each is that they simply make me look forward to having my own lavender bush collection more! These are hubs about specific aspects of lavender, rather than hubs with multiple suggestions. There are plenty more lavender passions evident in HubPages should you wish to follow your enthusiasm for this powerful purple flower further.
Dolores Monet's Hub is about what lavender does need as well as doesn't need to grow well, so a generally useful Hub if you're looking to get your lavender flourishing.
- Grow Lavender in Acid or Clay Soil
Lavender needs bright sunlight, dry soil, great drainage and alkaline soil. With a bit of thought, you can still grow lavender in clay or acidic soil. Here are some tips on how to grow lavender where lavender does not want to grow.
How to Dry Lavender
Hubber Plants and Oils' comprehensive instructions for picking and drying lavender are clear, helpful, and make me look forward to doing the same.
- Drying lavender: how to dry lavender flowers at home
There are many uses for dried lavender in and around the home, from pot-pourri through lavender bags to home remedies and treatments. It's easy to harvest and dry your own lavender to use in these various projects. This article explains how best to c
Kathryn Vercillo's Hub is full of the most inspiring recipes for using lavender for cookies and desserts. I'm especially looking forward to trying lavender creme brulée. Mmmm.
- 7 Amazing Lavender Dessert Recipes
Recipes for using lavender in cookies and desserts.
Susie Writes takes us step by step through making lavender wands. I'd never heard of these but am definitely going to have a go. I'll use them for myself and for gifts too. Susie's photo illustrations are great, and her instructions very clear. A lovely excuse to do pretty things with flowers and ribbons.
- How To Make Lavender Wands
Easy instructions for making beautiful lavender wands. Great gifts!
Walking Around in a Lavender Cloud
I was intrigued by Anamika S's Hub looking at Lavender-based fragrances for men (with a couple of unisex suggestions too). As I love Lavender, the idea of my man smelling of it as well as my garden is very appealing!
- Top 10 Lavender Perfumes for Men - Best Fragrances for Males
If you are a man who likes the scent of Lavender then there are several top rated masculine or unisex fragrances you can try. Given are my top 10 best picks of lavender perfumes for males.