Lavender is known for its lovely scent, but it carries many medicinal properties as well. In recent years, the herb has enjoyed a resurgence in popularity due to growing concern about toxic chemicals in the home. It can also be used medicinally, instead of over-the-counter remedies.

As summer comes to an end, many of your flowering plants are blooming for the last time this season. While they won’t be adorning your yard anymore (at least this year), you can still put those beautiful blooms to good use. Pressed flowers can be used to decorate your home, in frames or shadowboxes, and…