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trimming and pruning lavender

How to Prune Your Lavender

Pruning Your Lavender Bush to Ignite Growth

Pruning your lavender is critical to plant health and the longevity of the plant. When proper care is applied to your plants, lavender can last upwards of 20 years! Pruning is required, and there is definitely a technique you must follow. Without this annual care, your lavender will grow long and lanky, and typically split. Here are the steps:

Steps for Pruning Lavender Varieties

  1. Look for the woody
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Lavender Farm in Loomis and Sacramento

Lavender Farm

Welcome To Our Lavender Farm in Loomis, CA

Last year we were looking to fill in our lower field on the property, and decided we would start to grow a plant we have know and loved for sometime: Lavender. We imagined rolling rows of scented bushes, and planted hundreds of plants. We started out with two varieties: Grosso and Provence. These varieties are known for their high oil content, strong scent and beautiful, long spikes … Read the rest

Lavender Oil Uses

Lavender Oil Uses

Essential Lavender Oil for Health

As we continue to grow and extend our farm, I am really digging into the uses and background of everything we grow.  Lately in the “lab”, I have been experimenting with Lavender Oil in sprays and salves.   The essential oil that is distilled from many of the different lavender varieties is most commonly know for its relaxing and calming effects on the body, both physically and Healing with Lavenderemotionally.  It is also… Read the rest