One of the things recently learned is that we have quite a lot of lavender and quite a few varieties (10 in fact). And it moves around quite a bit. Going from cuttings to outdoors can create a lot of confusion. What lavender did I take cuttings from? Which cuttings are in this grow pot?… Continue reading Which Lavender Is This?
While the lavender was blooming we thought it would be fun to put all the peduncles together on one sheet of paper to see the difference. Not only would we be able to see the different colors but how the calyxes and verticallisters are arranged on the peduncle. The thinking was this might help us… Continue reading A Science Lesson (not really)
Summer is upon us and the lavender has been growing like crazy. I feel like I can hear it growing! Overall, there was not much need to replace plants. Perhaps about 10 were replaced in total. A 5% casualty rate seems quite reasonable at this stage of the game. Saying that, some of the plants… Continue reading It’s Harvest Time!