Liberating lavender update

This year has been the worst for weeds, brambles & grasses that the team have ever seen. During two weeks they completely took over the field. The bottom end of field was cleared this week by a rare volunteer day and looks fab.

I’ve been working at top end. For example, this is a very small bush but

Before:

After:

There’s about 6-7 rows left which are currently invisible then each row will need maintenance so that everything ready for the open harvest 29/30 July. I had never heard of it before moving here but people came from all of London and parts of Surrey & Kent last year.

If anyone wants a personal tour,  please get in touch.

In the meantime the lavender grows just as it did 200 years ago in this area. The blue/purple already starting to peep through in the sunshine:

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