Essential Lavender: Growing Lavender in New Zealand - Virginia McNaughton
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Paperback Dimensions: 184 x 199 x 7mm Publication Date: 1999 reprint
The Essential Lavender: Growing Lavender in New Zealand by Virginia McNaughton
No garden is complete without lavender - one of New Zealand's favourite garden plants. Beautiful looking and easy to grow, lavender is supremely versatile and suits most garden styles. It has also been one of the most popular medicinal herbs since ancient times and continues to have many aromatic and decorative uses in the home.
The Essential Lavender is the first comprehensive guide to growing and using lavender in New Zealand.
• Over 40 species and varieties described in colour • Cultivation and propagation • Companion planting and design • Recipes for oils, soaps and pot-pourris • Lavender wreaths and tussie mussies
Virginia McNaughton is New Zealand's leading lavender authority. She is a trained horticulturalist and lives in Christchurch, where she is trustee of the National Collection of Lavender for the Herb Federation of New Zealand and the Royal New Zealand Institute of Horticulture.
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