How to dry lavender

How to dry lavender

Enjoy the calming scent of lavender by drying it – we show you how.

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There are lots of ways you can enjoy lavender’s fresh, calming scent.

The essential oils are produced in all parts of the plant, but especially in the flowers – so they’re ideal for drying in generous bunches to be placed around the home. You could even use them in wedding bouquets.

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