Planting Lavender in zone 4 sandy soil


I have a large area, full sun and on a slope with sandy soil. Can I plant lavender and other drought
Tolerant plants with out amending the soil?
Thank you for your help


Thank you for contacting Toronto Master Gardeners.

Yes, you have the perfect location and type of soil for growing these herbs. Think of the topography of Southern France…you have almost exactly that.

For more about lavender or any plants, go to our home page ( and scroll down to the Find it Here Search box. Here are some of our previous answers about lavender.

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