7. Harvesting Timing of the harvest depends on what you are using the lavender for. For fresh-market or or dried bundles harvest when the first 1 or 2 flowers have bloomed. If the end product is essential oil then the best time to harvest is when about 1/2 of the flowers on the stem have
Lavender Container Care: Tips On Growing Lavender In Pots - If your winters are too cold or if you just want its fragrance closer to home, growing lavender in pots is a great idea. Click on this article to learn about potted lavender care and how to grow lavender in containers.
ENGLISH LAVENDER in a container: 1) Roots prefer to be fairly crowded so choose a container that is only 1-2" larger than rootball. 2) Full sun, 8 hrs/day. 3) Light soil w/good drainage. 4) Water when soil is dry. 5) Repot yearly with fertilizer. 6) Prune in spring before budding & again in summer