I have a 40 cm square wooden planter. I would like to grow Lavender in it. How many plants, what compost, etc. to grow them in? What sort would be best (hardy ones, etc.) and what about pruning? Thank you.
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Lavender prefers a well-drained soil with a high proportion of sand. This is a sun-loving plant so be sure to place it in your sunniest spot.
These articles will help you with pruning, choice of potting soil, and general care for lavender:
There are many varieties available. English Lavender is known as a hardy variety.