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
Rolls of roses: Simply plunge the cuttings into the ground. Before planting cuttings, push the bottom end into a small potato, which keeps the cuttings moist as they develop roots. It sounds crazy, but the row of allotment roses is proof it works.
Idea for top of stone columns Lavender in this kind of container with creeping Jenny around the bottom? LOVE this pot! Lavender in a pot. Comes back every year. Just prune back. Simple and beautiful. Lavender loves the sun. Blooms are darker.