How to Prune Lavender

We use a power trimmer to prune lavender into mounds.       People ask us how to prune lavender, and our advice is, get really tough with it this month!  Prune it back almost to the wood, but not quite, water it, and let it put on a little growth and then harden off… Read more »

When the bees stop visiting…

Calyxes opened and sucked dry!  When the bees stop visiting the lavender, we know it is time to prune it down into its mounds. We leave a certain percentage for the bees and other pollinators: now it is completely bloomed out. Starting today and over the next month, each plant will get a careful shaping… Read more »

August: Lavender Pruning and Weeding

Pruning lavender mounds as goats weed. August: Lavender Pruning and Weeding This month we prune the lavender down into the even mounds it spends most of the year in. We then give the mounds a good watering, thank the lavender for a good year, and give it a couple of months to green up and… Read more »