Fragrant English Lavender as a Garden Border

Learn the ancient history of Lavandula officinalis and the benefits of growing fragrant English lavender as a garden border.



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Queen Victoria’s royal residences were rumored to have been “thoroughly impregnated with the refreshing odour of this old fashioned flower.”
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Lavender is famous for its delicate floral scent and was used by early Egyptians, Greeks and Romans to adorn their sacrificial alters.
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“Lavender” comes from the Latin verb “to wash.”
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Bees that feed on lavender make fine honey.
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