Herb Lavender Vera
Sachets were traditionally made containing dried lavender and wormwood to protect clothing from moths. Germinating Lavender is quite complex, but worth the effort.
Plot Type:Outdoor plot, pots or containers
Where To Sow: Transplant outdoors after the last frosts. Set plants 30 to 45cm (12 to 18in) apart. Keep well watered till established.
What To Do Next: When seedlings are big enough to handle, transplant into their own pots. Grow on under glass, and plant out in the April with 25cm between each plant. Lavender enjoys full sun.
Handy Tip: Prolific flowering lavender attracts a range of many beneficial insects and pollinators, including bees, butterflies and hoverflies.
Nutritional Value: The health benefits of Lavender Oil is to relieve pain and is also good for blood circulation.
Companion Plants: Cabbage, Caulifower, Rue