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Lavender Harvest in Full Swing!

Blog: Owens Acres - Lavender, Herbs, and Tea   -   Tuesday July 19, 2011   -   By Laura & Mike

Summer has finally arrived in California after a wild and weird winter and spring.  Lavender is ready for harvest and it's a bumper crop!  Owens Acres specializes in Lavender, Herbs, Teas, Salves, and herb/flower gifts. New this season, ...

Harvest Time at Sauvie Island Lavender Farm

Blog: Sauvie Island Lavender Farm   -   Tuesday July 19, 2011   -   By Julie

Our Lavender Harvest It is a wee bit late this year, but our harvest has begun!  It is an exciting time on the farm when we harvest.  Stop of by this weekend and you will get to see first hand how we harvest and dry our lavender. This year...

Fresh Cut Lavender

Blog: The Lavender Lane   -   Thursday July 07, 2011   -   By Dawn

Lavender Grosso and Hidcot Giant Lavender is fresh cut and bundled.  You can pick some up at the farm store or at Rome City, IN Farm Market Friday July 8 from 4-7pm

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Live Music, Chef and Canning Demos and Fresh, Loca...

Blog: Williamsburg Farmers Market   -   Tuesday June 21, 2011   -   By WFM

Saturday, June 25, 2011 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Shop for everything from raspberries, blueberries and tomatoes to goat cheese, daylilies and lavender at the Williamsburg Farmers Market . The Williamsburg Lodge will be at the Chef Tent at 9:30 a.m. and...

Father's Day Specials, Live Chef Demos, Kids Activ...

Blog: Williamsburg Farmers Market   -   Tuesday June 14, 2011   -   By WFM

Saturday, June 18, 2011 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Shop for Father’s Day at the Williamsburg Farmers Market . Knife sharpening available.  Blueberries, raspberries and tomatoes are ripe and daylilies and lavender are in bloom. The Blue Talon...

New At Owens Acres for 2011

Blog: Owens Acres - Lavender, Herbs, and Tea   -   Monday March 21, 2011   -   By Laura & Mike

First we want to thank Local Harvest customers for choosing Owens Acres products over the last 4 years.  You've helped our family farm and business grow, and we like other small farms across the US, appreciate customers supporting our efforts!  Local...

Wellness Studio by Peaceful Acres to open

Blog: Peaceful Acres Lavender Farm   -   Thursday February 10, 2011   -   By Mike

Peaceful Acres is excited to announce they will soon assume a presence in downtown Wilmington.  “Wellness Studios by Peaceful Acres” will be a full-scale holistic care source and wellness center located at 14 N South Street (formerly the Next to New...

Lavender Martini Recipe--------- Think spring!

Blog: So Succulent Gardens   -   Tuesday February 08, 2011   -   By Blossomfarm

Lavender Martini Ingredients 1 ounce lavender simple syrup 2 ounces vodka splash of soda Directions 1Combine vodka, syrup, and soda into a martini shaker with plenty of ice. Shake for 20 second or until well mixed. Pour into martini glass, add a sprig of...

Lavender Simple Syrup

Blog: So Succulent Gardens   -   Tuesday February 08, 2011   -   By Blossomfarm

Lavender simple syrup Ingredients 1 cup water 1 cup sugar 1/4 cup lavender flower buds Heat 1 cup of water and 1 cup of sugar until sugar is disolved. Add 1/4 cup of lavender flowers and allow to simmer on low heat for 10 minutes. If desired, add a few...

Winter in the Hoophouse Continued

Blog: Creation Herb Farm   -   Friday January 21, 2011   -   By Mike

Winter in the Hoophouse continued- Bed 8 - currently awaiting transition ( will become tomatoes in April- doing some early with special seed from Siberia (55 day variety at the 55th parralel) so I will let you know how that goes in June) Bed 9 - Rose...

Lavender Plants and Their Uses

Blog: Rainbow Ranch Farms   -   Friday December 31, 2010   -   By Poly

      http://www.suite101.com/content/lavender-a-plant-with-many-uses-a57053   Click for original article Lavender Plants and Their Uses From the Garden to the Kitchen, in Aromatherapy and in Crafts...

More Than Just A Culinary Herb

Blog: Herbs en' Route 'Your Herbal Minute'   -   Friday August 20, 2010   -   By Michelle

More Than Just A Culinary Herb   Herbs en' Route Landscape Suggestions   Make the most of a large or small outdoor area by using culinary herbs in your landscape.  By combining herbs with foliage you will create contrast...

FRESH LAVENDER HARVEST

Blog: Blue Moon Lavender Farm   -   Monday July 19, 2010   -   By Magdalena

The lavender harvest has started and we are up to our eyeballs in lavender. The house, the car, the storage shed, all smell intensely. When we stop by the store, people smile and say: good harvest, eh? It's the best yet - purple, beautiful, fragrant, long...

A Colorful Market

Blog: Union County Farmers Market   -   Monday July 19, 2010   -   By JoJo

I’m not much of a shopper.  Truth be told, if it wasn’t for the fact that I love to cook and I am the one responsible for bringing nourishment to our household, I probably would never shop.  I’m more a people person. So, when I attend the Farmers...

The Doe Comes Again

Blog: Blue Moon Lavender Farm   -   Wednesday June 30, 2010   -   By Magdalena

The doe with the triplets turned out to be two does, one with twins, one with a single fawn. They seem to swap babysitting duties and generally graze together. The fawns are getting bigger, and more frolicky. It's a joy to watch them running through the tall...

Summer Tea's are here!

Blog: Owens Acres - Lavender, Herbs, and Tea   -   Monday June 28, 2010   -   By Laura & Mike

Summer is here and so is our extensive live of sugar free and caffeine free herb and flower teas!  Naturally sweet and kids will beg for more! Try our favorites (and most popular!) Owens Acres Suntea, Flush of Red, Chamomile Verbena, Lavender...

Fresh Lavender Care

Blog: Labyrinth Hill   -   Thursday June 24, 2010   -   By Susan

Fresh lavender needs special handling-- It's that time of year and we're gearing up for the lavender harvest at Labyrinth Hill. Depending on where you live and the variety of lavender you grow, your lavender harvest may have already begun. Or perhaps you...

Lavender Wedding Ideas

Blog: Labyrinth Hill   -   Monday June 21, 2010   -   By Susan

Lavender Wedding Ideas-- Here's the last in my series on using lavender at a wedding. If you've used lavender at a wedding, please share with our readers by leaving a comment below. If your wedding isn't during the fresh lavender harvest, don't despair!...

Fresh Lavender Wedding Ideas

Blog: Labyrinth Hill   -   Friday June 18, 2010   -   By Susan

Fresh Lavender at the Bridal Party Table Use the bridal bouquet as well as the attendants' bouquets as the centerpiece for the bridal party table! On Monday I'll have the last in this series of using lavender at a wedding! Susan L. Harrington, CEO...

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