11 posts tagged with lavender.
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WWQCW? (What Would Quentin Crisp Wear?)

I'm looking for lavender undershirts and socks but searches so far have turned up mostly chaff. Do you have any recommendations? [more inside]
posted by Lexica on Sep 19, 2016 - 3 answers

How to take care of an existing garden and make it my own?

We moved into our new home (Bloomfield, NJ) last May and inherited a beautiful garden from the previous owner that we did nothing to maintain. [more inside]
posted by mokeydraws on Mar 12, 2016 - 10 answers

Lavender and Eucalyptus

I would love my apartment to smell very strongly of lavender and/or eucalyptus. I have cats, so live plants are sort of out. I would rather avoid having to burn candles. I just sort of want to come home and ensconce myself in the awesomeness. It is about 1000 square feet, and I would like to have the monthly maintenance of this aromatic oasis be about 50 bucks. Thanks in advance.
posted by oflinkey on Jun 4, 2013 - 40 answers

Help me eat and drink more flowers!

I love food and drinks with floral flavors. How can I incorporate more delicious floral foods and beverages into my life? [more inside]
posted by oblique red on Apr 30, 2012 - 44 answers

Using lavender for woodworm

Does anyone know whether lavender essential oil can be used as a deterrent for woodworm? I believe it is effective against clothes moths and wondered whether it might also work for the moths of woodworm. It would be very expensive to cover an area with neat oil, but perhaps it could be diluted in a carrier oil. Thanks for any thoughts.
posted by BobAndJoy on Nov 24, 2010 - 3 answers

My Lavender's Brown, Dilly Dilly

What killed my Lavender? Suspects: Cats, weedkiller, poor soil, poor plants or my terrible gardening skills. [more inside]
posted by Ness on Jun 1, 2010 - 7 answers

My sister wants to bake flowery things.

Where can I buy Lavender Flavor extract for cooking in Manhattan? [more inside]
posted by kimdog on Dec 15, 2008 - 7 answers

Looking to bake a rose or lavender flavored chocolate cake.

Looking for recipes and/or tips for baking with rose or lavender. In particular, I'm interested in making a chocolate cake with rose flavoring. Or lavender as a backup. [more inside]
posted by Sprout the Vulgarian on Oct 21, 2008 - 10 answers

How do I make my own lavender-filled softies?

How do I go about making my own lavender bags? I'm planning on making some softies for Christmas presents and am unsure on whether they need to be fully filled with herb (dude) or whether a mixture of polyfilling is needed (less expensive). I'm also wondering what kind of lavender to use, and where the best (UK) place to obtain it may be. [more inside]
posted by mippy on Oct 5, 2008 - 9 answers

Help Me Grow A Lavender Garden

I'm about to plant five small lavender plants that I brought back from my trip to Puget Sound. Please tell me, what else can I plant that will complement these?
posted by partner on Jul 25, 2007 - 17 answers

Young Adult Novel with Purple Wallpaper

Young Adult Literature: A little girl in an abandoned house and a room with purple wallpaper. [more inside]
posted by macadamiaranch on Mar 15, 2007 - 11 answers

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