Lavender growing | Harvesting, pruning, propagation

Propagation by layering – Lavender propagation mound layering and simple layering

layering

The third method of multiplication is next in our lavender multiplication series, that we related to before in the article about propagation, namely when we cut pieces off from the original plant, but at a time when they already had roots.

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Lavender in a pot

pots

Lavender as the symbol of summer and Provence is the favourite Mediterranean plant of many of us.

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Lavender propagation from seed – lavender sowing-seed

lavender seeds

After the previous description, – about propagation- let’s list how lavender can be nurtured from a seed.

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The edible and the poisonous elderberry

elderberry

Few people know, that elder has two varieties, the black elder and the pedestrian elder, also known as ground elder (danewort)

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Lavender cuttings

lavender cutting

The first part of our three part article series about lavender multiplication is about cuttings. Let’s clone lavender!

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How to care for lavender - in brief

care

If we wished to sum up the cultivation of lavender in a single word, then perhaps simplicity would be the most fitting attribute. Lavender is one of the most easily cultivatable and versatile medicinal and spice plant! Since it is perennial, we simply plant it and it blossoms faithfully for 10-15 years!

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Planting lavender in the summer? - production conditions of lavender

planting lavender

Someone who has fallen in love with lavender can certainly not stop herself from obtaining a few stocks of her favourite plant even in the summer. Lavender by itself truly isn’t a demanding spice and medicinal plant, but there are still conditions for successful cultivation.

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Is lavender a harmful furrow-weed?

weed

It sounds incredible when you first hear it, but in Australia lavender has been declared a harmful furrow-weed since 1920!

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An inspiring lavender garden

beautiful garden

Would you like to have such an inspiring garden, which can be a home to so many beautiful and medicinal plants, so you can relax after an exhausting day, and incidentally it provides you family with food.

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The time of lavender harvest – when should we reap lavender?

harvest time

According to cultivators one of the most difficult questions is to decide when we should harvest lavenders, but there are some basic factors:

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