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Mother Nature

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May 13, 2022 We arrived at the farm today to find mother nature took action. We found a couple hundred fish dead in our big pond due to the lack of oxygen in the water and too many fish. As a result we have a new appreciation of what those fountains do in the ponds. […]

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Following the bloom

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May 11, 2022 With the delayed spring and crazy temps the bloom of the lavender is running behind from last year. Here is a comparison of this date versus the same date last year.

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Aromatic Shower Steamers

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April 2022 – Crafting shower steamers to make your shower a bit of a spa. Offering lavender, lemon grass, eucalyptus and peppermint. Place at the bottom of your shower and allow it to dissolve releasing the essential oils.

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Winter wind fence coming down

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April 2022 – A little delayed but we found some warm days with less wind and got the lavender wind fence. It takes an army to take down the pallets and t posts. We have a great family army. Our little 7th generation farmer also had to try his hand at taking down the panels. […]

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Luffa Soap Making in full swing

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March 2022 – We continue to work on our inventory for our lavender farm reopening. Plenty of Honey Lavender Luffa soap will be available in wonderful colors. Gentle yet a wonderful exfoliant. See you at the farm opening on May28th.

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Our Lavender Farm in 10″ of Snow

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February 3-4 2022 A major snow storm for the Edwardsville, IL area was inbound this week and it did leaves it mark. A day after the snow, finally got out to the lavender almost getting stuck in the driveway. It was way deeper than 10 inches. We are currently having some very cold weather but […]

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Lavender Raisin Banana Bread

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January, 2021 Decided to think out of the box and added some lavender while making Raisin Banana Bread. Dropped in a teaspoon of our dried Dilly Dilly for each loaf. Provided a hint of lavender and quite a delicious taste. The recipe I have used for many years 1.75 cups of flour 2/3 cup sugar(I […]

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Wildflowers in bloom this week

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8-1-2021 Seems like each week a new set of wildflowers begin bloom at the farm. They always provide for wonderful bouquets. Coming on strong are Pink Coneflower, Queen Annes Lace, Late Boneset, and New England Aster.

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Shop Re-Opening Dates

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Please make a reservation on www.tfilavender.com. Reservations are requested but not required. The lavender will not be reblooming but the shop will be open, view the wildflower fields and the farm. Due to the amt of rain and strange temperatures the rebloom of the English Lavender has been greatly affected and very sparse.

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