7. Harvesting Timing of the harvest depends on what you are using the lavender for. For fresh-market or or dried bundles harvest when the first 1 or 2 flowers have bloomed. If the end product is essential oil then the best time to harvest is when about 1/2 of the flowers on the stem have
The robust smell and diverse shades of purple, blue, soft pink and white flowers, learn how to grow lavender plants. Lavender is a must growing old world plant. Every garden should have at least a few bushes of this beautiful, fragrant herb.
Lavender flowers can be purple, pink or white. If the lavender plant is young and vigorous, it's possible to divide it successfully using two garden forks to separate the plant's fibrous roots system. Moisten the soil first and keep as much soil around the roots as possible. Water the divisions well once they're relocated, and keep soil evenly moist for several weeks after the move.