Category: Growing Lavender

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Tips for soil amendment

Pam Baker, Little Lavender Farm One of the reasons we love lavender is that it is not a fussy, demanding plant.  However, there are a few things that we can do to make our lavenders happy, and amending our soil…

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Little Lavenders for the Landscape

Chris Mulder, Barn Owl Nursery As spring approaches we get anxious to start planting our garden!  In March, we have time to plan which lavenders we want to add or replace in our garden.  In late March and into April…

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Lavender Variety in the Landscape

Chris Mulder, Barn Owl Nursery   If you are planning to incorporate lavender into your garden this year, consider adding a variety of lavenders to add interest and fragrance to your garden all year long.  Even when they are not…

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Lavenders in the Landscape

Chris Mulder, Barn Owl Nursery    Winter is a perfect time to start planning a lavender garden. Lavenders can be planted alone, or different varieties of lavender can be grown together. Lavender plants can also be combined with other annual…

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Pruning Lavender

Pruning Lavender is Essential Chris Mulder, Barn Owl Nursery   In my experience, I have found that pruning lavender plants in the spring and summer, and lightly in September, helps them to look and grow better, over a longer period…

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Growing Lavender in Oregon

Tips for Growing Lavender in the Pacific Northwest These tips do not apply to every growing situation or climate in Oregon.   Plant lavenders in full sun so they receive at least 6 to 8 hours of sun a day.…