Tomato Plant Sale

BLOW OUT sale! All tomato plants $2.oo each when you buy 5 or more.  May hours: Thursday – Sunday, from 9:00 to 4:00pm. Starting June we will be open Wednesdays.

Lavender Farm Grower 101 – Class scheduled!

Grower 101 class “Plant to Market”: MAY 22ND 8:30 AM TO 12:30 PM –  If you are thinking of starting a lavender farm or already have a farm consider this class.  You will learn how to prepare, plant, process and market lavender.  We will have three hours of course instruction and an hour of farm…

Time to Prune Lavender

Time to prune lavender plants! This is when we prune our plants, we are almost done with our 15,000 plants! We hedge back 1/3 of the plant or if the plants are small, we trim down to three leaf nodes above the wood. On large plants a hedge trimmer works great. For 1 to 2…

Tomato Growing Tips

Greenhouses are brimming with all kinds of tomatoes – heirlooms and open pollinated varieties.  Here are a few growing tips for successful growing! Hope to see you soon. Secrets to Successful Tomato Growing

Lavender Plant list updated.

We are coming to close to opening our greenhouses to the public – April 24th!  I have updated my lavender plant list.  Take a peak.  LavenderPlantAvailability I am coming close to running out 2 1/2″ pots for wholesalers.  There are still some exciting cultivars left. Keep in touch.  I will be posting my annual vegetable, flower…

Lavender Plant list posted for 2015 Spring plantings

The new updated plant list for Spring 2015 is posted!  There are a few changes.  Custom orders are due by November 15th.  Do not forget discounts given to those who order by October 15th. Receive discount through November 15th when you become a member of the Lavender Association of Western Colorado – www.coloradolavender.org  Check out…

Peaches, Peaches, Peaches… we have peaches!

Peachfest weekend is here.  Come to the farm and get your peaches.  We are offering tote bags – ripe and ready to eat.  Single layer boxes and double layer boxes. Glo Havens and Coral Stars – great mid season varieties are currently available.

LAVENDER FESTIVAL AT THE FARM SUNDAY JULY 13TH

We are in full swing with preparations.  After a busy day in the park we are now getting ready to greet you at the farm! Come to our farm, tomorrow, Sunday July 13th and enjoy a guided tour, music, scavenger hunt, u-pick lavender, crafts and  lavender featured gourmet pizzas(fresh toppings will come from our farm), lavender cupcakes,…

CHERRIES SOLD OUT

Thank you everyone for your business this season.  We hope next year we will have this fickle but delicious crop once again!  They are still the “best cherries in town”.

Poppies blooming

The fields of poppies on the farm have been spectacular this year. I believe it is attributed to all the moisture we had over the winter and spring. We use poppies between the rows of lavender to cut down on weeds and to feed the bees. This week we are beginning to knock them over…

Five for Five My top favorites

My Favorites! My Top Fives = Five for Five  These are my personnel favorites after use and application trials. Best Lavender for Crafts Folgate Miss Katherine Impress Purple Royal Velvet Wycoff Best Lavenders for Cooking Folgate Buena Vista Miss Katherine Royal Velvet Provence Best Lavender for Essential Oil & Hydrosol True Grosso Maillette Folgate Impress…

Tips on Growing Lavender

TIPS TO SUCCESSFUL LAVENDER GROWING   TIP 1: Lavender needs full sun; a minimum of 6 to 8 hours. TIP 2: Lavender does not like “wet” feet, so give it a good soak and then let the plant go dry. If your soil is heavy and slow to drain, create a hospitable place for lavenders…