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
Gabriella, a perky lady with an independent mind, and Sylvie, our oldest resident, named after the ballet dancer on account of her russet flecked plumage. Just dashing out to chase them off the lettuces.