Seminars at brought to you by GJ Pipe & Supply
Breath in Western Colorado’s peaceful setting, where snow-melt waters from the Rocky Mountains nourish our high altitude farms. Enjoy a self-guided Farm Tour and marvel at how endless varieties of lavender thrive under in our dry climate and lean soils, under clear blue skies. Attend one of our educational seminars or demonstrations, shop an intriguing array of artisan products and meet National Essential Oil Winners! Explore our award-winning wineries, farmers markets, restaurants, outdoor recreation, and art!
SEMINAR 1 LAVENDER 101 $20.00
9 – 9:50 a.m. Speaker: Curtis Swift. Curtis holds a Ph.D in Plant Pathology, MS Horticulture, MA Psychology,, BA, Plant Science and is a founding member of the U.S. Lavender Growers Association. Curtis owns Mesa Lavender Farms.
Curtis will speak about the Basics of soil fertility, irrigation, trimming and the harvesting of lavender.
SEMINAR 2 EFFICIENT WATER USE IN LAVENDER APPLICATIONS $20.00
10 – 10:50 a.m. Speaker John Steuble, CID, CLIA. John is a certified Irrigation Designer, Residential and Commercial and has worked for Grand Junction Pipe and Supply for more than 35 years.
John will speak about water conservation in times of drought and irrigation techniques for lavender growers.
SEMINAR 3 HEALTHY GREEN CLEANING THE LAVENDER WAY $25.00
11-12:15 p.m. Speaker Carolyn Lampshire. Carolyn is a Certified Reflexologist and Aromatherapist. Carolyn is a veteran in teaching healthy green cleaning.
In this class you will be given recipes on how to make healthy cleaning products for your home. Carolyn will demonstrate how to make toilet bombs and other home cleaning products. You will partake in the making of an anti-fungal cleaning spray using lavender hydrosol and other essential oils. You will leave this class with recipes, 2 products, information and the satisfaction of making cleaning products with less chemicals using healing lavender oil.
SEMINAR 4 THE HEALING GIFT OF LAVENDER. BLENDS FOR YOUR SUMMER APOTHECARY. MOSQUITO SPRAYS TO AIRLINE TRAVEL BLENDS. $25.00
1:30 – 2:50 P.M. Speaker Carolyn Lampshire. Carolyn is a Certified Reflexologist and Aromatherapist. Carolyn is a dedicated practitioner in the healing arts specializing in skin care.
You will partake in the making of a Sea Salt sleep bath blend using lavender essential oil. Carolyn will demonstrate, give recipes and speak about the healing properties of lavender and how to create mosquito sprays, and pain relief products. You will also make a travel inhaler and leave with 2 products, recipes and many healthy solutions for the body using lavender.
SEMINAR 5 THE EDUCATION OF SMELLING LAVENDER $20.00
3 – 3:50 P.M. Speaker Carol Schott. Carol along with her husband James own Lamborn Mountain Farmstead in Paonia. Along with growing lavender and herbs, Carol and James raise Scottish Highland Cattle and Dorper Sheep.
This is a fun and informative class on the smells of Lavender.