The Lavender Lover's Handbook - The 100 Most Beautiful and Fragrant Varieties for Growing, Crafting, and Cooking
Author: Sarah Beringer Bader
With its intoxicating scent, wands of gorgeous purple flowers, and handsome silvery foliage, lavender is one of the world's most popular herbs. Lavender expert Sarah Bader introduces readers to 100 stunning varieties-from the continuous blooms of deep purple 'Buena Vista' to the incredible fragrance of 'Grosso', the lavender often used in making perfume.
The Lavender Lover's Handbook is an essential resource for finding the best varieties with a complete checklist of the color, 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 rich primer gives easy, proven tips for growing, harvesting, drying, cooking, and crafting with this wonderful herb.
SARAH BERRINGER BADER founded and operates Lavender at Stonegate, a thriving lavender farm and retail/wholesale nursery in West Linn, Oregon. Her website is lavenderatstonegate.com.