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8th Annual Lavender Festival June 29, 2018 - July 1, 2018 Festival, Farm tours, high quality lavender inspired booths, products, music, food, cooking demos, workshops. Colorado Annual Lavender Festival 2018 presented by Hummel Real Estate. . . Breath in Western...read more
I attended the 4th North American Lavender conference in Sequim, Washington from October 18th through October 20th, 2008. The conference was presented by the Sequim Lavender Growers Association. According to the organizers, 120 people registered for the conference and it is held every other year.read more
Question everything I say and seek further information if what I present raises questions in your mind. In a study from the Egyptian Journal of Horticulture, optimal yields of aerial parts of lavender were observed following fertilization with urea at 88 lb./ acre. The best yields of essential oil were observed following application of ammonium chloride (N source) at 44 lb/ acre (ElSherbany et al. 1997) Fertilizing is talked about in Lavender: The Grower’s Guide, The Lavender Lover’s Handbook and Dr. Swift’s excellent article Soil Preparation for Lavender.read more
I visited an organic lavender farm last summer. About a half-mile down the road I knew I was close, as I could smell the fragrance wafting through the air. The rolling hillside was full of stunning, silvery-green and purple lavender plants.read more
Lavender can be propagated by seed, layering or stem cuttings. We recommend using stem cuttings or layering because you can guarantee your new plants will not be a hybrid version caused by cross pollinating.read more
Sage Creations Organic Farm www.SageCreationsOrganicFarm.com 970‐623‐9556 TIP 1: Lavender needs full sun; a minimum of 6 to 8 hours. TIP 2: Lavender does not like “wet” feet, so give it a good soak and then let the plant go dry. If your soil is heavy and...read more
This is a second year Lavandula angustifolia ‘Royal Velvet’ plant located at the CSU Extension in Grand Junction, Colorado. It’s time to harvest the flowers as they have just begun to open.read more
Those are hard words when you are afraid to cut too much or after watching all this growth happen in one summer to face knocking it all down. But pruning is what you must do for your lavender plants to thrive and live longer.read more
Lavender, an herb with many culinary uses, also makes a stunning addition to borders and perennial gardens, providing sweeping drifts of color from early summer into fall. With its silvery-green foliage, upright flower spikes and compact shrub-like form, lavender is ideal for creating informal hedges. You can also harvest it for fragrant floral arrangements, sachets, and potpourri.read more