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Growing lavender in SW Ohio

Posted by lisamk (My Page) on
Tue, Jul 1, 14 at 22:55

My nephew is allowing me to use a 1acre section of his farm to garden. I'm thinking of planting it with lavender. I have a very low budget, so I was thinking of starting the plants from seeds and directly sowing them. I was going to plant the seeds in mounds, so I can keep the plants from rotting. (The ground is not very sandy and the humidity can be high at times.) So not the best circumstances. I was hoping to sell the lavender after each harvest, but not sure what the best method of that would be either. Any advice? Thanks in advance!!!


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RE: Growing lavender in SW Ohio

Lavender seed is notoriously difficult to start. Before you buy a bunch of seed, try experimenting with a small batch first. I have tried to grow lavender from seed many times and have never been successful.


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