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Drying Lavender

Drying Lavender

How to Dry Your Lavender By: Marissa Begnoche Lavender is a lovely plant to have in your garden but it can also be used for so many things! If you want to harvest and use your lavender at home, the best way is to get the most use out of it is to dry it…. View more

Harvesting Lavender

Harvesting Lavender

Lavender Harvesting Tips Written by Korshye Long & updated by Marissa Begnoche When do I harvest my lavender? Harvest the stems when about 50-60% or more of the plant contains buds that have flowered. It may be helpful to emphasize that there is a difference between budding and flowering; look at the lavender anatomy picture… View more

How to Identify your Lavender Species

How to Identify your Lavender Species

How to Identify your Lavender Species By: Marissa Begnoche Many people who visit our farm are surprised to discover that there are many different kinds of lavender. The common name ‘lavender’ is used in place of the Latin ‘Lavandula’ which refers to the plant’s genus. It gets even more specific when we start talking about… View more

Lavender Sangria

Lavender Sangria

Citrus-Fruit Sangria with Lavender Recipe from The Art of Cooking with Lavender by Nancy Baggett Sangria is the perfect warm weather drink and is even more delicious with a hint of lavender! Try out this great recipe for a unique twist on a summertime favorite! Ingredients 3/4 cup bottled pomegranate juice (we used cranberry pomegranate) 2 1/2… View more

Wildlife on the Farm

Wildlife on the Farm

Wildlife on the Farm By: Amanda Moser Lavender Hill Farm’s picturesque natural landscape is home to many different types of wildlife. From birds to mammals to reptiles to insects, you can spot any number of wild animals on our 33-acre farm. We take great care to respect these critters’ natural habitat and work hard to… View more

Planting Lavender

Planting Lavender

Lavender Planting Tips Written by Korshye Long & updated by Marissa Begnoche Planting lavender: Do’s & Don’ts You will want to plant your baby lavender plug it into its permanent home in the ground (not a pot) as soon as possible. Dig a hole, not only twice as deep as the container the plug is… View more

Covid-19 Update

Covid-19 Update

To ensure the safety of our guests and staff, we ask that unvaccinated individuals wear face masks when inside our facilities or within close range to others. Fully vaccinated guests and employees are no longer required to wear a mask.

Cooking with Lavender- Summer Favorites

Cooking with Lavender- Summer Favorites

Summer has arrived and it’s about time we start mixing it up in the kitchen by adding a few new recipes. Here are some of our favorite summer time favorites! Let us know what you think in the comments! Lavender and Basil Summer Fruit Salad Ingredients      Lavender-Basil Syrup (makes about 2 oz. of… View more

Lavender Plant Sale & Curbside Pickup

Lavender Plant Sale & Curbside Pickup

The Lavender Hill Farm Plant Sale is Happening! May 15th – 17th, 2020 from 10 AM – 5 PM Call (231) 582-3784 or email plants@lavenderhillfarm.com to place a curbside order or stop by during the sale and let our lavender experts guide you!   For information about Lavender Varieties that are best suited for your home,… View more

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