A blackened shed serves as a backdrop for a colorful garden. They have an orchard with beehives, cut flowers, fruit, vegetables, and nursery stock, as well as a dovecote, free-range hens, and ducks. From the new book Cultivating Garden Style.
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