I keep loosing my lavender. Can someone please help me with some tips?

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I live in North Carolina with a lot of humidity. Have built up area and using small rock as drainage in dirt. What else can i do?

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  • 2dogal 2dogal on Aug 05, 2017
    Lavender thrives best in hot dry climates. Try another plant.

  • Lou Lou on Aug 05, 2017
    I live in NC, too, and my lavender is fine even after moving it here from TX, I keep it in full sun and don't water it as much as my other plants. Mine are still in pots.....I'm hoping when I put them in the ground they'll continue to thrive.

  • Allison Allison on Aug 05, 2017
    I'm in the upstate of SC and always lost mine, too. Until I just plopped one in the ground, in full sun and totally ignored it. I never water it. That was last spring and it is doing really well. I think benign neglect is the key;)

  • Jan Clark Jan Clark on Aug 05, 2017
    There are MANY varieties of lavender. Find one for your particular climate. I had this problem, myself. Generally, they like sips of water and good drainage and lots of sun.

  • Mgb10492025 Mgb10492025 on Aug 05, 2017
    I live in a hot humid area also. I put the lavendar in pots, which dry out fast. This seemed to help.

  • Westie Westie on Aug 05, 2017
    Thank you for your help. Have one in a pot. and one in ground now. Cross my fingers and hope for the best.