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 tour and questions.  See a working farm in action! Cost $250/person.  $300 for single operation(limit 2 persons.  To keep the class intimate and personal, this class will be limited to 6 persons.  To sign up call 970-623-9556.

Some of the topics will include:

  • Preparing beds – Design for the end in mind.
  • Irrigation
  • Planting
  • Pruning
  • Harvesting for optimum use
  • Post harvest handling
  • Different cultivars and their marketability
  • Introduction to lavender propagation
  • and much much more……

 

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