Oregon Lavender Association

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Lavender Honey Milk Steamer

Lavender Honey Milk Steamer Amy Morris, Oregon Lavender Association 4 c whole milk 4 t dried culinary lavender buds 3 T honey 1/4 t vanilla extract To infuse the lavender: In a small saucepan, heat the milk and lavender over…

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Fruit or Berry Lavender Crisp

Fruit or Berry Lavender Crisp Chris Mulder, Barn Owl Nursery   2 T unsalted butter 6 c fresh, seasonal fruit or berries, or a combination 1 T dried culinary lavender buds 1/3 c honey, (lavender honey, if not using lavender…

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Language of Lavender

This section is intended to help you understand specific words or phrases used by lavender enthusiasts that appear in various places on the website. Buds: usually refers to flower buds from plants within the Lavandula augustifolia or Lavandula x intermedia…

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Oregon Lavender Farms Photo Gallery

OLA PHOTO CONTEST GALLERY Click the thumbnail of each photo below to enlarge it. Then, you can use the controls at the bottom of the image to view all the images, enlarge, or view as a slide show.  

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Herbal Moth Sachets

Herbal Moth Sachets Chris Mulder, Barn Owl Nursery Herbal moth sachets are a nice alternative to chemicals and moth balls. They are a natural way of repelling moths from your wool clothes, blankets and yarn. Some of the most fragrant…

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Lavender Thumbprint Cookies

Lavender Thumbprint Cookies with OLA Marionberry Lavender Seedless Preserves Chris Mulder, Barn Owl Nursery   1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened ½ cup granulated lavender sugar 2 egg yolks 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 cup unbleached white flour ½…

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Blueberry Lavender Cake

Blueberry Lavender Cake Chris Mulder, Barn Owl Nursery   4 oz (1 stick) butter 1 c granulated, lavender sugar (reserve 1 T to use later) 2 eggs 1 c flour 1 ½ tsp baking powder 1 c fresh blueberries  …

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Herbs de Provence

Herbes de Provence Chris Mulder, Barn Owl Nursery   In France, the composition of this special herb blend varies from household to household. It may contain as few as five or as many as eleven different herbs. Thyme is always…

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Recipes from the 2015 OLA Guide

Oregon Lavender Association’s Marionberry Lavender Seedless Preserves This jam is a delicious combination of Oregon grown, seedless Marionberries infused with lavender buds from an OLA member’s farm. Enjoy trying the culinary uses listed here, or create your own favorite uses.…

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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…