7. Harvesting Timing of the harvest depends on what you are using the lavender for. For fresh-market or or dried bundles harvest when the first 1 or 2 flowers have bloomed. If the end product is essential oil then the best time to harvest is when about 1/2 of the flowers on the stem have
The robust smell and diverse shades of purple, blue, soft pink and white flowers, learn how to grow lavender plants. Lavender is a must growing old world plant. Every garden should have at least a few bushes of this beautiful, fragrant herb.
A low maintenance and beautifully potted lavender plant on the patio to keep the mosquitoes away!
A Guide To Prune Lavender To Make It More Bushy - I really love lavender so I’m always looking for a way to make it more bushy. Today I found this simple video which demonstrates how to prune a lavender plant to promote more flowers.
How to Prune Lavender - never prune in fall or winter and never cut back to the ground. Prune in spring and early summer after first leaf buds emerge to cut out dead wood and then prune again just after flowers fade - deadhead and shape plants then, leave at least 3 - 5 leaf nods below each flower spike, when shaping, leave at least 5 obvious nodes above the ground where new growth can emerge