The Lavender Lover's Handbook: the 100 Most Beautiful and Fragrant Varieties for Growing, Crafting, and Cooking
- 29 May 2012
- Timber Press
- 192 pages - 190 x 230mm
With its intoxicating scent, gorgeous wands of purple flowers, and silvery foliage, lavender inspires loyal devotion the world over. Lavender expert Sarah Bader introduces readers to more than 100 of the easiest to grow and most stunning lavenders available today—from the continuous blooms of the deep purple ‘Buena Vista’ and the sweet, delicate flavour of pink ‘Melissa’, to the incredible fragrance of the famous ‘Grosso’.
The Lavender Lover’s Handbook is essential for finding the best variety for your garden or container—providing you with a complete profile of the colour, fragrance, size, and foliage of each plant. Whether you want to create a fabulous container garden, a dramatic border, or an exquisite herb garden, this beautifully illustrated guide gives easy, proven tips for harvesting, drying and cooking with this wonderful herb.