Download this Fact Sheet from the Colorado State University Extension Office that will help you with the basic understanding of what it is, how it grows, what it needs, and what to watch out for. Written by our own members Kathy Kimbrough and Curtis Swift!
The climate in Western Colorado provides optimal growing conditions for lavender. Our area varies slightly than other prominent growing regions. The articles and information below is a good way to familiarize yourself with lavender production and farming techniques.
The research results and findings are in! The Lavender Association of Colorado in conjunction with Dr. Curtis Swift and his team harvested, distilled and analyzed the results. As Grant Manager, Kathy Kimbrough reports the findings of the project.
This is the first research conducted to determine the yield and quality of oil for the various cultivars produced in Colorado. The project was designed to find out:
Research and information was also compiled on the average yield of dried buds and winter survival by plant variety.