Time to Prune Again

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Another season of growing lavender is ending. The cold air is right around the corner. It is time to trim the plants down and shape them for next year. As we are pruning the corn is also being shelled. The corn and lavender coexisting in harmony.

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The Beauty of Lavender

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July 2019 – All during the season, lavender in our area seems to bloom again several times and also depending on the variety. The colors are amazing, and the scent can be overwhelming(well you carry home a full car). Seek us out at the local farmers markets and enjoy. Watch our Instagram and Facebook account […]

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Renovation Update

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August 2019 – The renovation is progessing. Installed a new water line for the bldg and put in new windows. We built some new shutters for the exterior but were also able to salvage and refinish some old windows doors as well to be used in the interior. Our next step to power wash the […]

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Dairy Barn Renovation Starts

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July 2019 – The Tenderloin Farms Lavender location has an old, old dairy barn. A wonderful old OAK structure when want to use as we open the farm to the public. But years of cows has taken its toll. The exterior gets needed brick work to patch any holes and doorways. The interior starts getting […]

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Wildflowers

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July 2019 – Year 2 of our wildflowers is yielding more perenials. Lots of cosmos as well but cant help enjoy the bold yellow of the black eyed susans. Plenty of monarchs enjoying the flowers as well.

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What’s Buzzin at the farm??

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May 2019 – There are now two bee hives just east of the lavender plants. With plenty of woods, wildflowers and of course the lavender we are hoping they have plenty to eat. I am sure we have a lot to learn. Hoping for some lavender honey in 2020.

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Lavender in full bloom

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June 2019 – Greenup continues and many of the mature plants from last year are blooming. The rain has hurt some of the younger plants. Just too much water. When it dries we will replant.

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Nurtured from the start

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5/11/2019 Beginning today the Grosso we started from just cuttings from our Tenderloin Farms Lavender goes on sale. To say starting your own lavender is hard is an understatement. Each variety seems to have a mind of its own on when to root, how moist to keep the soil and how warm to keep it. […]

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2019 Greenup

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The spring has been strange again and ever changing from year to year. But finally we have signs of spring as the Hidcote begins to greenup. Finally

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