Fragrance of the Month… Lovely Lavender

When I was growing up, so called “lavender water” was a popular perfume among ladies of a certain age, ahem, but considered a big no-no among the younger set. Basically, if you were under the age of 70 you didn’t wear it! Today, however, things have changed dramatically. Although still not really worn as a perfume, lavender is an incredibly popular herb, not just for its scent but also for its flavour as an ingredient in cooking (think lavender sugar, lavender cookies and lav