Tips & Tricks

Tips & Tricks

Achieve your lavender goals with these tips and tricks.

Planting Lavender in the Ground

Planting Lavender in the Ground

Planting Lavender in the Ground Lavender Hill Farm’s annual Plant Sale is set to take place the weekend of May 20-22! Mark your calendar and be sure to stop by the farm to check out our selection of lavender plants for sale! Once you’ve picked out and purchased your new lavender plant, you may be wondering… View more

Planting Lavender in a Pot

Planting Lavender in a Pot

Planting Lavender in a Pot Lavender Hill Farm’s annual Plant Sale is set to take place the weekend of May 20-22! Mark your calendar and be sure to stop by the farm to check out our selection of lavender plants for sale! Once you’ve picked out and purchased your new lavender plant, you may be… View more

Planting Workshops

Planting Workshops

Looking to get into gardening, but don’t know where to start? Lavender Hill Farm is offering new and improved planting workshops this upcoming season! Led by our knowledgeable agriculture team, who are true experts in their “field”, our planting workshops offer tips and tricks for growing lavender and other flowers. Sign up now for a… View more

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

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

Drying Lavender

Drying Lavender

Lavender Drying Tips By: Korshye Long  Director of Agricultural Operations at Lavender Hill Farm How do I dry my lavender? It is best to spread the lavender sprigs out on an old window screen which will ensure proper drying. Make sure the screen is propped up and air flow is able to get above and… View more

Harvesting Lavender

Harvesting Lavender

Lavender Harvesting Tips By: Korshye Long  Director of Agricultural Operations at Lavender Hill Farm  When do I harvest my lavender? Harvest the stems when about 40-50% or more of the plant contains buds that have flowered. The key to harvesting at the right time is when you hear lots of busy bees pollinating the open… View more

Lavender Pruning

Lavender Pruning

Lavender Pruning Tips By: Korshye Long  Director of Agricultural Operations at Lavender Hill Farm How do I prune my lavender? If you decide to harvest your lavender, wait 2-3 weeks after harvesting the stems to prune your plant.  Using a pair of sharp scissors will work unless you have an actual hedge trimmer. The key… View more

Planting Lavender

Planting Lavender

Lavender Planting Tips By: Korshye Long  Director of Agricultural Operations at Lavender Hill Farm Can I grow my lavender in a pot? We really discourage growing lavender in a pot, but it is sometimes possible if you use one that is large enough and grow a smaller lavender variety. Just know that it will not… View more