Tips for Growing, Cooking and Decorating with Lavender
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A talented herb
Touted for its beauty and serene scent, the pleasing lavender plant is also favored for its culinary uses and health benefits. “Lavender has a scope that isn’t equaled by any other botanical,” says Jody Byrne, co-owner of Daybreak Lavender Farm in Streetsboro, Ohio, who uses it in food, crafts and soap. “You couldn’t have that discussion about oregano.”
Click ahead for ideas on how to use lavender in essential oils, soaps, sweet and savory foods, wreaths, wands and more—as well as tips for growing lavender in the Midwest.