Lavender Plant Care
Spanish Lavender - Spanish lavender (Lavandula stoechas) varieties offer a totally different look than their cousins. The flower heads are often shorter but topped with attractive bracts that look like large petals. Spanish lavenders love hot weather and can't withstand cold temperatures. They're excellent for containers.
Pruning trees and shrubs may be the most feared act in gardening. Using sharp metal objects to cut away life goes against our natural inclinations. Remember that Nature is the Great Pruner. For example, when trees grow too close together, branches die as they compete for sunlight and airflow. Pruning is a vital part of gardening. The key is to know why we’re sharpening our shears. Consider these three reasons...