Having trouble growing lavender?
Lookout Lavender is here for you. With over 1000 plants in the ground we can share lessons learned -- both the good and the bad! Our popular Lavender 101 Class has been scheduled for Saturday, April 24th from 10-12 and Sunday, the 25th from 1-3. $50 a session. Class size limited to 10. This class includes hands on instruction with emphasis on soil preparation, maintenance and harvest. Included free with the class is a plant for you to take home, handouts as well as a bag of
Why that lavender plant you bought at Costco died
Have you ever brought home a lovely lavender plant from Costco or another big box store only to have little success with it long term at home? There is a reason for that. The plant they usually sell, Spanish Lavender (lavandula stoechas), is native to the Mediterranean region and is not cold hardy. If it is sheltered properly, it can overwinter, but here at Lookout Lavender Farm, we believe in low-maintenance success! Spanish lavender grows great in a hot house – not so much
How do you best learn?
How do you best learn? From books? Maybe videos? Or perhaps, from others? For me it has always been from others – especially when observing what not to do! :-) But with the pandemic with our social distancing norms, that has been difficult. It has been with great joy that our national lavender organization, The US Lavender’s Growers Association decided to hold our canceled conference virtually. While I can’t physically be with my colleagues, I am grateful that technology