Details New full-color photos
Growing and using in the garden
Instructions for a variety of crafts and potpourris plus recipes for entrees, sides, and pastries
The leaves, stems, buds, and flowers of lavender are valuable for a variety of uses. This revised and updated edition of the best-selling guidebook gives instructions for growing and harvesting the popular aromatic herb, with ideas for using it in the garden landscape, in crafts, and in recipes. Projects are included for making potpourris, wreaths, garlands, arrangements, and even lavender-spiced chicken, halibut, potato salad, madeleines, and bread. An added section on festivals and farms offers travel opportunities for those who want to experience lavender culture. A full list of sources completes this definitive book.
About the Author:
Ellen Spector Platt resides in New York City and is the author of nine books. She grows a wide variety of flowers and herbs and teaches dried-flower crafts and fresh-flower arranging.
160 pages, 124 color photos.