7 Benefits of Growing Lavender

Posted on May 23, 2021 by Andrea Forsberg

English lavender (Lavandula angustifolia) is an excellent way to add a mid-summer pop of color to your garden or patio. We love to plant it somewhere we can enjoy its beautiful scent.  English lavender is more tolerant of colder temperatures common in the Marquette area than French lavender, making it an excellent choice for herb gardens and perennial borders. This member of the mint family features aromatic leaves and flowers that are popular for cooking purposes, medicinal use, and home projects.  The following are just a few of the benefits of adding lavender to your home garden.

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