Lots of Learning amidst the Lavender

July 13th, 2016 by S3

Spend Sequim Lavender Weekend, July 15-17 at Victor’s Lavender Farm Learning!

Victor Gonzalez

Victor Gonzalez

Victor will be here at the farm Sequim Lavender Weekend. When not conducting workshops you’ll be able to find him wandering the fields and chatting with visitors. A great opportunity to meet one of the nations foremost lavender experts.
Along with Victor’s workshops, Susan Harrington, CEO (Chief Education Officer as she likes to call it) of Labyrinth Hill Lavender will be joining us on Saturday and Sunday.
Ann Marie Craig, from West Bend, Wisconsin along with local Master Gardener Cindy Ericksen will be teaching a wand making workshop throughout the weekend.

Lavender Workshops

Friday, July 15
Noon-1:30 p.m. Victor Gonzalez Propagation, transplanting, winter care, plant rotation
3:30-5 p.m. Victor Gonzalez – Propagation, transplanting, winter care, plant rotation
Saturday, July 16
10-11:30 a.m. Victor Gonzalez – Pests, diseases, fertilization.
Noon-1:30 p.m. Susan Harrington – Lavender is more than a color
2-3:30 p.m. Victor Gonzalez  & Dr. Curt Beus – Pests, diseases, fertilization.
4-5:30 p.m. Susan Harrington – Lavender is more than a color
Sunday, July 17
11am-12:30pm Victor Gonzalez – Propagation, planting, fertilization
1-2:30 p.m. Susan HarringtonLavender is more than a color
3-4:30 p.m. Victor Gonzalez – Propagation, planting, fertilization

Full Festival Weekend highlights

Festival Savings this weekend at Victors

July 12th, 2016 by S3

Join us this weekend for lots of fun, Lavender, food, Lavender, and live learning.

Celebrating the SEQUIM LAVENDER WEEKEND JULY 15-17, 2016 Victor is discounting his “Lavender Lessons” Episode 1: Propagation: Watering, Varieties & Techniques

Can’t make it to the Festival? No problem! This weekend – only – Victor’s “Lavender Lessons” Episode 1: Propagation is discounted to only $45 online.

Simply enter coupon code PROP50 at check-out.

“Lavender Lessons” DVD Educational Series

Lavender Workshops featured at SEQUIM LAVENDER WEEKEND JULY 15-17, 2016

July 11th, 2016 by S3

SEQUIM LAVENDER WEEKEND JULY 15-17, 2016
ALWAYS FREE ADMISSION EVERY DAY!
Spend Sequim Lavender Weekend, July 15-17 at Victor’s Lavender Farm!

Lavender Workshops

Friday, July 15

Noon-1:30 p.m. Victor Gonzalez – Propagation, transplanting, winter care, plant rotation
3:30-5 p.m. Victor Gonzalez – Propagation, transplanting, winter care, plant rotation

Saturday, July 16

10-11:30 a.m. Victor Gonzalez – Pests, diseases, fertilization.
Noon-1:30 p.m. Susan Harrington – Lavender is more than a color
2-3:30 p.m. Victor Gonzalez & Dr. Curt Beus – Pests, diseases, fertilization.
4-5:30 p.m. Susan Harrington – Lavender is more than a color

Sunday, July 17

11am-12:30pm Victor Gonzalez – Propagation, planting, fertilization
1-2:30 p.m. Susan Harrington – Lavender is more than a color
3-4:30 p.m. Victor Gonzalez – Propagation, planting, fertilization

 

Daily! Make Your Own Lavender Wand!

Guest Artist – Ann Marie Craig – West Bend, Wisconsin and Cindy Eriksen, a Master Gardener and beekeeper from Agnew.

Ann Marie and Cindy Ericksen will be teaching a wand-making workshop each day at 12pm, 2pm, and 4pm.

Each workshop lasts about 45 minutes and you will leave with new skills and your own wand! There is a $10 charge for materials.

No advance registration is necessary.

Victor offer growing tips June 23 in Port Angeles

June 15th, 2016 by S3

Read all about it!

Victor Gonzales will present tips for growing lavender on the Olympic Peninsula at noon Thursday, June 23.

The presentation will be in the county commissioners’ meeting room (160) at the Clallam County Courthouse, 223 E. Fourth St.

It is part of the “Green Thumb Garden Tips” brown bag series sponsored by the WSU Clallam County Master Gardeners.

Gonzales will discuss how to select a variety of lavender that is suited for drying, culinary use or the landscaping needs of the home gardener.

He will offer descriptions of best practices of planting, including soil, irrigation, sunlight and spacing requirements, and explain the right way and best time for trimming lavender plants.

He will include time in his presentation to address the audience’s specific questions about growing lavender. Full details in today’s regional news: http://www.peninsuladailynews.com/article/20160615/NEWS/306159994

Just a preview of the weekend full of great Lavender educational offerings Victor and team will be presenting at the 2016 Sequim Lavender Weekend

 

 

Industry News: Phytophthera

May 16th, 2016 by S3

Victor understands there is concern about the Phytophthera disease and we have put together some information to help everyone understand the issues and how to manage your farm to avoid Phytophthera.

 

Come for the Festival – Stay for the Food!

May 13th, 2016 by S3

Come hungry to Victor’s during Lavender Festival Weekend, July 15, 16,& 17. Food – delicious lavender inspired food – will be on the menu!

 

What a treat! Maribel Gonzalez is making her family recipe tamales, and of course with lavender!

Uli’s sausages in the Pike Place Market makes amazing sausages for us which we offer along with great lavender desserts.  Enjoy some lavender lemonade or bring a picnic and spread out on the farm for a personal experience.NewUlisLogo

  • Maribel’s handmade lavender tamales – pork or cheese & chili
  • Seattle’s World Famous Uli’s Lavender Sausages, with grilled onions
  • Maribel’s lavender tamales – pork and vegetarian – homemade and delicious!
  • Lavender shortbread cookies and lavender biscotti.
  • Lavender ice cream
  • Lavender lemonade
  • YUM!

SEQUIM LAVENDER WEEKEND JULY 15-17, 2016

May 4th, 2016 by S3

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Spend Sequim Lavender Weekend, July 15-17 at Victor’s Lavender Farm!

Full details for SEQUIM LAVENDER WEEKEND JULY 15-17, 2016

Now Taking Orders for 2017

April 27th, 2016 by Jacki


Hidcote Blue

Yup – That’s right – 2017.

The Lavender Business is absolutely blooming!!

Just a quick informational note to let you know that any large orders received now will not be available for shipping until spring of 2017. We will still be able to fill smaller orders for select varieties for fall planting. You can download and submit our order form and we will let you know if it will be available for shipping this fall.

Please remember that we have a 4 tray minimum order. Four trays also fit snugly in our shipping boxes. Odd numbers of trays leave the risk of damage during shipment as it is difficult to secure them.

 

 

 

Exclusive All-in-One Lavender Processing Machine

April 27th, 2016 by S3

Victor meets lots of people. Sharing his 20+ years of Lavender experience and insight.

He’s always looking for better ways to grow and produce lavender.  All too often he hears folks assuring him they have a “better way” to do something related to lavender.

When Victor met Richardo fall of 2015 he thought little would come of Richardo’s confidence that he could build a single machine that – essentially – automates the labor intensive process of processing dried lavender bundles into cleaned buds, ready for culinary or additional processing.

Richardo has shared an amazing machine! Take a sneak preview of it and sign-up to hear more about how you can add this time-saving wonder to your lavender production

Lavender Lessons video series is ready to bloom!

March 9th, 2016 by S3

Victor has been hard at work – having fun – and sharing hours of insights and tips in his new 3 episode video series, “Lavender Lessons”.

Let us keep you informed, and offer you valuable savings, when “Lavender Lessons” debuts.

Sign-up today and be the first to know the good news regarding Victor’s “Lavender Lessons”!

Victor's "Lavender Lessons" Video Series

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