Lavender Hydrosol and Essential Oil Distillation: Final Stretch!

Lavender after harvest. Quail use mounds as lookouts while supervising chicks. This is Lot Natalie. After two weeks of daily distillation, Donald is weary of it! ┬áStill, we have at least three or four days to go. ┬áThe oil is as intense and sweet as ever, each lot number (or location) the unique essence of… Read more »

Lavender Days

  Sunrise   Donald wakes with the slightest light in the east, makes a cup of tea, goes to the still to begin the day’s work while it is still cool. It will be hot today, and tomorrow, and the next, but it is prime distillation time. The sun rises, bumble bees still sleeping in… Read more »