The common lavender, Lavandula angustifolia, is a flower of the mint family, Lamiaceae, and is widely used in the production of honey, tea, potpourri and aromatherapy oils. To learn more about the propagation, planting, maintenance, trouble shooting, and harvesting of Lavender, come into our Lavender category and ask questions about all of that, as well as its regions, growing and light requirements and much, much more.

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How do you trim lavender to use?

I believe your harvest the flowers that turn pink and you dry them. If there is a nonflowering lavender.

Where in Australia can you find lavender fields?

There are lavender farms in many areas of Australia. The largest, and also one of the world's largest, is the Bridestowe Lavender Farm in north-east Tasmania. South Australia has the Lyndoch Lavender Farm in the Barossa Valley, and there are many smaller ones throughout Australia.

When should lavender be pruned?

Answer Pruning lavenderMy grandmother had lavender in her garden for years, and I don't ever remember her pruning it at all. I think it just stops growing when it reaches a certain size.

What can be used as a substitute for lavender?

you can substitute a few drops of parfait Amour (a lavender-flavored liqueur) for dried lavender

How often should you water lavender in the spring?

It depends were you live - I live in north Europe and never water them in the spring

Lavender is a tuff plant that doesnt need water when it is cool and it grows slow, when it is summer and the plant grows fast and the blooms fold out it needs water if it doesnt come from the sky - Luise

Do you sell lavender?

If you want to buy lavender in large quantity as a raw herbal material, please contact us.

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Is a lavender a flower or herb?

Lavender is both a flower and a herb. It is used as a herbal filler in sachets between clothes as a fragrance and in scented waters

Is lavender poisonous?

Lavender is used in baked foods, there is lavender sugar and it is used as an addition to herbal tea. For most cooking purposes, dried buds are used

How can you get lavender to spread?

Lavender will self seed. However this will not be true lavender due to pollination. It will not spread like mint say. If you want more lavender, the best way is to take soft wood cuttings.

When do you prune lavender bushes?

After fowering. Just trim off the old flowers.

How Do you get lavender oil?


There are many online stores available on the market. As per my suggestion, Byron Bay Love Oils where you can buy Lavender oil. Recently I have ordered Lavender oil supplements at an affordable price.

What are some of the benefits of using lavender oil?

Lavender essential oil is one of the most popular and versatile essential oils used in aromatherapy. Lavender is also grown for the production of its essential oil, which comes from the distillation of the flower spikes of certain lavender species. The oil has cosmetic uses, and it is believed to have some medicinal uses. Lavender essential oil, in contrast to the plant form, is toxic when swallowed. A few days ago, one of my friends purchased the High-Quality Lavender essential oil from Byron Bay Bellies PTY LTD at an affordable price.

What is lavender essential oil used for?

In aromatherapy Lavender essential oil is used to treat, insomnia.
Lavender essential oil is used topically as an antiseptic. In massage it is used to treat depression. It is also used in the making of cosmetics, and perfumes.

As aroma therapy, lavender oil can be used in the treatment of the headache, especially migraine. It is also good against the minor burns.

Certain people, including those with hay-fever, should be very careful using lavender essential oils, as they may suffer allergic reactions which can cause migraine headaches.

How do you make lavender extract?

Hi you want to get your cloves of lavender and take off the purple heads , with the purple heads you need to place in a pan , put boling water in the pan so it just covers the lavender cloves light the cooker and boil the water down until your left with a stodgy mushy paste civ out the liquid from the cloves and there you go you've got lavender extract when civing try to pass the paste throught the civ too to give it extra strength glad I could help Jordan

What colors do you mix to make lavender?

Red + blue + white = lavender.

Purple + white = LAVENDER