posted by admin on May 24
When making soap at home, one may add in the fragrances or oils they would like to create a refreshing soap. Lavender is a great choice for a scented soap because of the soothing qualities of the Lavender plant. In order to make a Lavender scented soap, there are a few supplies to gather.
The supplies to gather are at least 1 pound of melt-and-pour soap base. The soap base may be any color or formulation. The other essential Read the rest of this entry »
posted by www.greenacreslavenderfarm.com on May 22
The sweet scent and delicate color of lavender, which comes in various varieties, can be a lovely addition to your garden. Knowing how and when to prune lavender is key to the plant’s continued health and growth.
Lavender plants are generally started from cuttings. They won’t reach full-size until they’ve had three years of growth, but should be pruned every year beginning with the first year. Pruning should generally take place in spring or summer after the plant has flowered. If you wait until fall to prune, make sure that you prune Read the rest of this entry »
posted by admin on May 21
Lavender may be planted from seeds, but for those who already have lavender in their garden, growing new plants from lavender cuttings is the most efficient method. Success is likely using cuttings, and your plants will be genetically identical to the parent plant.
Lavender cuttings can be taken in the spring or autumn, but fall cuttings won’t root as rapidly as those taken in spring. Your cutting will need to be rooted in a pot, loosely filled with moist, sandy compost. Read the rest of this entry »
posted by admin on May 20
If you are not familiar with the Lavender plant, they are at least three varieties. These varieties can be used for various reasons. Lavender plants are usually purple, but can be found in pink or white as well. Depending on what purpose the Lavender plant is used for, an herb gardener or someone who likes the Lavender plant, will want to grow the plant for aromatherapy or dÃ©cor uses.
The Lavender plant goes by such names as English Lavender, Spanish Lavender and French Lavender. These are all lovely plants and it is up to you what one, two or Read the rest of this entry »
posted by admin on May 18
Lavender essential oil can be used to treat a variety of ailments, to soothe and relax the senses or even to treat stress. Essential oils can be expensive to buy, so making your own lavender essential oil at home is a fantastic alternative to shelling out money for a product.
The ingredients you will need for this project are: approximately eight tablespoons lavender buds, olive oil, mixing bowl, one any size jar, one dark glass bottle and muslin or a coffee filter.
The first step is to crush up the lavender buds. Read the rest of this entry »