Tips & Tricks

Tips & Tricks

Achieve your lavender goals with these tips and tricks.

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

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