Lavender looks beautiful, smells beautiful and loves hot sun and dry soil — it’s the perfect, drought-tolerant plant for San Diego landscapes. In fact, if it doesn’t look good, you’re probably overwatering it.

This articles, from Garden Design Magazine, explains the different types and varieties of lavender, design ideas, using it in your kitchen, and how to plant it, water it and prune it.

Read The Fundamentals of Growing Gorgeous Lavender