Tag Archives: lavender

Six on Saturday-July 8

Participating in The Propagator’s meme, here are six things that made me smile today, even though we’ve had 7″ of rain in the past week!  Appropriately, Daylily “Big Smile.” diamond-dusted and frilly! and from the potager, the season’s first tomato, … Continue reading

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I’m stoned!

Yes, I finally got the LAST load of stone on the Lavender Slope and am I feeling muscular!  I need to determine the weight of 2 1/2 yards of stone so I’ll know just how much I shoveled, hauled, and … Continue reading

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Shovel ready!

One thing a gardener learns early on is to follow the old adage, “Make hay while the sun shines.”  Timing can be crucial in many things, and especially in gardening.  Decide to sleep in instead of deadheading those chives, and … Continue reading

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The tiny lavender harvest

The first harvest from my new lavender patch is complete….5 bunches, but don’t they look nice hanging in my shed?  And 5 little bunches will provide enough lavender for a few pots of tea and several batches of lavender-walnut scones … Continue reading

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Lust for Lavender

One of the hard things about giving up my herb farm was losing my field of lavender.  The first rows were planted in 2001, with additional rows added each year.  I love lavender.  I love the scent, the color, the … Continue reading

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