How to: Use Lavender

There are many good reasons to grow lavender, which can be planted now. The flowers are scented and attract a multitude of bees and butterflies. That’s not all, though – grow this plant and it’ll be a valuable addition to your home as well.

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Ideas for lavender:

  • Use organically grown lavender blooms to garnish food and make lavender sugar for baking.
  • Dry lavender flowers and make little cushions to drop into clothes drawers and add a wonderful scent.
  • Used the dried flowers as decoration or as part of a homemade pot pourri.
  • Lavender is a traditional moth repellent and is therefore often used in wardrobes.
  • Try hanging a lavender bag in your bedroom – it’s said to help you sleep well.