How to Dry Lavender

Just because lavender flowers die off each autumn, you don’t necessarily need to lose out on that wonderful year-round scent. As it turns out, drying lavender is surprisingly easy, and then continues to produce it’s heady scent for years into the future. Placed into small muslin bags, or into a bowl on  the windowsill, your … Read more

10 Ornamental Vegetables That Look as Good as They Taste

Most gardeners view vegetables and flowers as two clearly-defined groups of plants. Vegetables go in the vegetable patch, well out of sight of your house. The flowers go in the main garden, where their colourful blooms can be admired by everyone. But not all vegetables lack aesthetic appeal. When you choose the right varieties, it’s … Read more

Top Scented Plants for Summer Evenings

There is nothing more relaxing than sitting outside in the summer evenings with friends or family and enjoying the evening. As you’re sitting there you’ll often get a waft of a lovely scent. Here are the top scented plants for summer evenings that you’ll want to plant in and around your property. Pinks Renowned for … Read more