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The Lavender Lover's Handbook

The 100 Most Beautiful and Fragrant Varieties for Growing, Crafting, and Cooking

By Sarah Berringer Bader

“The best recent all-around lavender book with something for gardeners, crafters, and cooks alike.” —Library Journal

Lavender is beloved for its and culinary and medicinal uses. In The Lavender Lover's Handbook, Sarah Berringer Bader provides a complete overview of the 100 most colorful, fragrant, and stunning varieties. You will discover expert tips on spacing, planting, pruning, and care and maintenance. Additional information includes tips on how to harvest, cook with, and preserve the plant, along with step-by-step crafts and project that use lavender in beautiful and soothing ways.

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“Bader offers an extensive collection of recipes and instructions for everything from lavender desserts and drinks to wreaths and wands.” —Booklist

“The best recent all around lavender book with something for gardeners, crafters, and cooks alike.” —Library Journal

“This book is the heady distillation of [Sarah Bader’s] knowledge.” —Country Gardens

“Covers a wide range of aspects of growing and using the popular herb.” —Akron Beacon Journal

“The book is filled with glorious pictures, tasteful recipes, fabulous crafts, and a wonderful education on growing lavender.” —Karen’s Korner

“A field guide, growing guide, and craft guide all in one, The Lavender Lover’s Handbook has something for anyone who loves this plant.” —Books Yarn Ink Blog

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May 01, 2012