Slow Scrapbook: Lavender in Bloom

This Slow Scrapbook celebrates the purple hues and delicate flowers of lavender.

A haven for bees, lavender is sure to evoke memories of summer. Brush past a lavender plant and you’re soon met with a rich, sweet scent. When dried, these fragrant flowers can be further enjoyed and used in baking, as a natural sleep aid, in homemade soap or as drawer fresheners.

Below, French lavender blooming in an English country garden.

Below, lavender fields in summer – Hitchin Lavender.

Learn how to dry flowers to preserve lavender beyond the summer months.

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