Oregon Lavender Association

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Lavender in the Garden

Lavender in the Garden Chris Mulder, Barn Owl Nursery Lavender is a beautiful plant for just about any garden. It does require full sun and dry conditions to thrive. Lavender is a drought tolerant plant, once it is established, it…

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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.…

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How to Make Lavender Wands

Materials: 18 or 22 stems of fresh lavender at least 12 inches long. The longer, the better. 7 feet of ┬╝ inch wide satin or other non-fraying ribbon. Strip the leaves and lateral spikes from the stem.┬áSince the flexibility of…

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Follow the Bloom

April-May The first lavenders to bloom are (Lavandula stoechas) cultivars, sometimes called Spanish lavender. They begin blooming in late April and May. This lavender is primarily used as a drought tolerant landscape plant. They can be seen blooming at various…