Tour a Lavender Farm

June 7th, 2016 by Sasha McGuire, Education Program Assistant

Lavender2_woodinvillelavenderJoin Master Gardener Tom Frei for a talk and tour at the Woodinville Lavender Farm. Summer is the best time to view (and take in the scent) of lavender blooms!

Tom has been working with his wife and children to develop Woodinville Lavender since 2008. They are currently growing over 3000 plants and 25 varieties. Tom will discuss the history, botany, selection, care, and uses of lavender and lead us on a tour of the gardens. Lavender refreshments will be provided!

Afterwards, feel free to enjoy the gardens on your own, and don’t forget to stop in the shop where you can find all things lavender related!

What: Talk and Tour of Woodinville Lavender

When: Thursday, June 30, 1-2:30pm

Where: Woodinville Lavender, 14223 Woodinville Redmond Rd NW, Redmond, WA (about a 30 minute drive from Seattle)

Cost: $25/person

Register:  Online or by phone (206-685-8033)

Photos Courtesy of Woodinville Lavender

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Tom, harvesting a bunch of lavender

Lavender Escape!

July 1st, 2013 by Sasha McGuire, Education Program Assistant

It’s Lavender Season, and the flowers are in full bloom!

Beautiful blooms!

Beautiful blooms!

On July 17th, come with us and escape to the quiet beauty of Woodinville Lavender. Master Gardener Tom Frei will tell us a little about all things lavender, including history, botany, selection, care and uses.

Just sit back and take it in.

Just sit back and take it in.

 

In addition, Tom will lead us on a tour of his sustainable and organic gardens, which he and his family have been working on since 2008. To top it all off, we will relax with a refreshing lavender scented cold beverage and snack!

A delicious shortbread Lavender cookie!

Don’t those lavender cookies look good?

The cost of the tour is $20, or $25 after July 10th. Register online or call (206) 685-8033.

Space is limited, so register today!

We will meet at the Woodinville Lavender Farm, in Redmond, on July 17 at 1pm . The talk and tour will last until 2:30.

More information about the farm.

All photos courtesy of Woodinville Lavender.