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A Passion for Purple: The Lavender Farm

DIY's The Dirt on Gardening visits The Lavender Farm, a family-run farm in central California dedicated to one famously fragrant flower.

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Lavender Farm includes 200 varieties of lavender
Photo 2 of 5Lavender can be used as an herb or for making goods such as oils and soaps.

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Lavender is used as an herb and in making sachets, oils and soaps.

Not all varieties of lavender are "lavender." Some are white, green or pink.

Though beneficial bugs like honeybees and ladybugs love lavender, traditional pests tend to stay away from it. Deer, rabbits and slugs typically won't eat lavender.

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