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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Greenhouse

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5-1-2019 Started late last year a labor of love now completed. We gathered old windows and stained glass from the community. Decided to go green with our greenhouse with solar vents and rain barrels. The new home for the Grosso started in the basement

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U-Pick Patch Under Construction

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4-5-2019 Worked with Hamel Co-Op today to apply lime to our new U-Pick patch going into. Later this fall you can come to the lavender farm and pick your own Lavender. Enjoy your day at the farm and see what we have been up to.

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