This part of my blog is all about the things I collect or the things I make myself. I love so many things, I paint and draw and want to learn oils and pastels. I knit and crochet but want to learn tatting. I embroider and can turn my hand to most things given a chance. So much still to learn and do. I live in hope of some day reading all my books, learning all I want to learn and now I am learning to blog. You will often find my original poems, poor as they are I offer them here. I also appreciate other people art and will feature things I find that I have enjoyed. That includes pictures of fairies and fantasy or maybe just anything beautiful.
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Monday, July 1, 2013

I love Lavender..................

When people think of lavender they think of places like Provence or think of English Lavender, like Yardley. I grew up with Yardley's English Laveder. I never saw it growing though. One thing I intend to rectify next time I go to England. I also want to go to Provence so maybe I will see both someday.
The colour is wonderful and the scent divine.
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Imagine the scent of the fields
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Lavender is used for so many things. Soap, candles,sachets,powder and many things. The colour is just so perfect

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It is beautiful in the garden.
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Then there is the soap and candles
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It will attract the hummingbirds
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There are so many things Lavender sugar and cookies maybe. Yes it can be used as a flavour too
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Well there are so many beautiful pictures out there of Lavender that its hard to choose them to do a post. I have a Facebook Page called Bluebell Woods, I post a lot of them there.
Linking with Smiling Sally at Blue Monday...with much thanks


  1. Oh, I love lavender so much!!! These photos are breath taking!!! Love them! ;o) I was in another world looking at them ;o) Big Hugs ;o)

  2. These photos are GORGEOUS! I especially love the one of the lavender field. Oh, what I wouldn't give to visit there!

  3. Hi Janice,

    Please place a link to Blue Monday on your post so that others can find us. Then return to link in again with Mr. Linky. You can find the code when you click on the blue bird located in my sidebar.


  4. How wonderful it would be to be able to walk through a field of lavender. Amazing sight.

  5. Hmm, I can almost smell them.

    Have a good Blue Monday!

  6. Beautiful gardens, I would love to go there as well. Lavender is one of my favorite scents. Happy Monday!

  7. Oh my gosh...I would love a sea of lavender like that. Here are my blues so you don't have to search through my blog unless you want to.


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