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
Blue Mountain White English Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia) - an extremely rare and lovely lavender with pure white flowers and pale green-grey foliage; exclusive to Downderry in the UK; introduced from New Zealand; very hardy.
I appreciate the beauty the Creator has left for us. We should stand in awe at his masterpieces of nature, the bee that does so much for the planet and the beautiful lavender to remind us of what Heaven may smell like. Lucinda of www.glenbrookfarm.com