Today I am picking the last of our Lavender. Its always a bittersweet time of year. The end of the growing season is nearing and fall and winter is on its way. Speaking of Lavender, I promised an informational blog posting on the benefits and properties of this amazing herb. Besides being absolutely stunning to look at, it has qualities beyond compare.
Here are just a few
Wow, pretty amazing, right. I can't say enough about this herb. First of all, it is very easy to grow. Lavender does not need any fancy treatment or soil conditions and will grow just about anywhere. Make sure to plant in an area that has 6 hours of sun and watch it grow.
Lavender aroma is described as being sweet, woody, and floral and promotes a general sense of well being.. Lavender oil is also generally recognized as safe for human consumption by the FDA. The list goes on and on and this is just the tip of the iceberg. Next week I will show you how to make your own Lavender Bath Salts