Lavender: immerse yourself in the land of lavender blue
Close your eyes and breathe deep - your senses tell you you are in Provence ! The Provence of lavender fields in bloom ! The heady scent of lavender is strongest in the heart of the summer, from mid-June to early August is when the fine stalks wave in the wind, blue prairies stretched as far as the eye can see. Lavender fields cover the high plateaux in the Sault area, at the base of Mont Ventoux. Lavender grows in the Apt area, in the Luberon and in the Valréas Enclave.
Lavender has traditionally been used to scent household linens and bath water.
The bees love lavender and produce a fine, subtle honey from lavender. Explore the use of lavender in gastronomy too