ENGLISH LAVENDER in a container: 1) Roots prefer to be fairly crowded so choose a container that is only 1-2" larger than rootball. 2) Full sun, 8 hrs/day. 3) Light soil w/good drainage. 4) Water when soil is dry. 5) Repot yearly with fertilizer. 6) Prune in spring before budding & again in summer
It’s that time of year again, when my lavender is in bloom and it smells absolutely wonderful. I grow it in huge pots that sit in the sun and greet people as they arrive at my garden gate. The good news is, lavender’s natural habitat is the hot, sandy soil of Provence- so if I forget to water my plants, they’re even happier! If you don’t have room for a garden, maybe you can find a little space for a pot of lavender near your front door. Every time you brush by it, you’ll have the fabulous…
Love the rhythm of these. Spanish Lavender is a good choice for not only its bloom color but because it also blooms for a longer time than most lavenders do and it has lovely silvery foliage that will play well with these other shrubs when the flowers are finished. Maybe for trhe front garden?
CREATE AND CARE FOR A LAVENDER HEDGE; Create and Care For a Lavender Hedge Lavender plants are generally easy to care for. Learn how to create a fragrant and beautiful lavender hedge, and maintain it for years to come