There’s a lot to like about lavender. Known for its rich, luxurious scent, the lavender plant is a stunning perennial evergreen, which originated in southern Europe and the Mediterranean. Long ago, the early Egyptians used lavender oil to help embalm their mummies. Additionally, the Greeks used it to treat a wide variety of ailments from muscle aches to treating insomnia. Today, many are growing lavender. Both for its intoxicating scent and lovely coloring that attracts plenty of beneficial pollinators to your garden.
Start Growing Lavender
Once you get it established, growing lavender couldn’t be more simple. Plus, the endless scents and varieties you can experiment with ensures you’ll never tire of it. If you have a passion for growing plants that are as useful as they are beautiful, lavender is an herb that can’t be missed.