Thumbelina Leigh lavender, 6" tall x 12" wide, 12" high in bloom, blue flowers, gray-green foliage.

I need to remember this for next year when planting my patio pots!

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

10 Perennials Easily Grown from Seed

Lavender Hidcote - This easy-to-grow sun perennial thrives in full sun normal garden soil. Plants vigorously grow to form mounds of fragrant, silvery foliage 18 tall 24 wide. This drought-tolerant hardy perennial has extremely fragrant foliage.

How To Grow Your Own Lavender. Lavender is an herb that has been used for centuries and offers a plethora of health benefits. Originally grown in the Mediterranean, lavender flowers and oil are widely used. Lavender also grows quite well in containers. In the Deep South, it actually does better in pots, as it benefits from improved drainage and air circulation. #gardengrowingtips

Spanish Lavender in Pots...I didn't even know there was a Spanish Lavender and now I must have some!!

Ageratum - Easy to Grow Mosquito Repelling Plant. Would be perfect since I am crazy allergic to the little pest.

Plant a Mosquito Control container so you can sit and unwind in the evenings without dousing in DEET

Why a tomato cracks and what to do about it

Do this in the fall. Spring bulbs in Pots: store the potted bulbs in an unheated garage or storage room. You'll need to water every few weeks since the pots won't have access to rainfall. In addition to small pots, pack bulbs "shoulder-to-shoulder" in big containers for an abundant display in spring. Toss aside the spacing recommendations so you can get as many bulbs into the container that will fit.

Mosquito repelling plants for the patio

Hidcote Blue English Lavender - Monrovia - Hidcote Blue English Lavender

Lavandula angustifolia ‘Thumbelina Leigh’. It stays 12 to 15 inches tall.

Who knew? Hostas in a pot! every spring they return…in the pot! Add geraniums and ivy.

This site is AWESOME. photo gallery of containers with instructions to plant and description of flower. One of the best I've seen.

Freshly cut French Lavender - one of the soft fragrance notes in Aesthetic Content's Lavender Pera Bianca Luxury Scented Soy Candle

Put strawberry plants in concrete blocks edging a garden.