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Thursday, November 19, 2009

My Creative space

It's early and the sun is promising to shine down on us with avengance today so I used my front porch as a work bench to strip the lavender tips.

This is all the heads I managed to get out of one massive wheel barrow load harvested on Saturday. So with that in mind I am crossing "lavender farmer" off of my list of really super easy jobs to do.

Imagine how much lavender one must prune to get a truck load. Too hard for lil miss lazy bum , me!

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Kirsty November 19, 2009 at 10:51 AM  

At least you've given it a go. I often find things I think will be easy "2 minute" jobs take a lot more skill & time than I imagined.

You'll really value your sweet smelling creations now.

Kate November 19, 2009 at 10:56 AM  

I imagine the smell in your space is divine.

Gina November 19, 2009 at 12:41 PM  

Oh, I LOVE lavendar. Jealous that you can actually grow it. I've managed to kill it dead each time I've tried. Good work, Lavendar Farmer!

Lola Nova November 19, 2009 at 1:42 PM  

I love lavender, it's the Mr.s favorite as well. This fall I took out two ancient plants that were in the way of a new path. Next spring I will plant some new.

Tania November 19, 2009 at 2:17 PM  

Smelly work but someone's got to do it! Actually, it sounds right up my alley on a day like today as long as there's an icy drink involved...

june at noon November 19, 2009 at 2:28 PM  

Wow! I've an abundance of lavender in my garden but have yet to experiment with harvesting. Next season, maybe. Good luck!

Kylie November 19, 2009 at 2:41 PM  

They do look fabulous though, don't they? Lovely crop. Recreational / occasional lavender farmer does sound like more fun ;) K

Sophia November 19, 2009 at 4:00 PM  

I can only imagine the beautiful scent from that! Ahhhhh!

Ooty November 19, 2009 at 9:09 PM  

GO GO GO =D I love lavender beautiful scent! 3 years ago I had it all over my yard in hope to make great things out of it.....to make long short - my dog killed it ALL!! =D

yardage girl November 19, 2009 at 9:43 PM  

Thanks for the tip - it's off my list now too! Lovely pics, though, and it must have smelt lovely!

Peta @ Pippiwillow November 19, 2009 at 10:15 PM  

Smells like a fab job to do on a day like today. Peta

Gwen Buchanan November 19, 2009 at 11:12 PM  

The fragrance must be heavenly!!! does it absorb into your skin so you can smell long hours later???

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