Lavender Spiced Walnuts

I found this recipe on the Midwest Living website.  I was looking for something to take on the trip to Chicago with the Madison Herb Society. “Rosemary and lavender flavor these crunchy sweet and salty walnuts.  It’s an addictive twist on the usual cocktail nut mix for a party.  The recipe comes from Willowfield Lavender […]

Selecting our plants

I pretty much spent all winter planning out the lavender beds. I had drawn out the size and shapes of two separate beds. The plan was to use the two beds to fit them into our existing yard and to evaluate plantings in two age groups – new plugs and older, 2.5 inch potted lavender […]

Getting Started: Preparing the Lavender Beds

After traveling out to Squim, Washington for the Lavender Festival in July 2013, both Bob and I were convinced we wanted to try planting lavender in Brooklyn, Wisconsin. Now we needed to start planning for a spring planting. We had gathered a lot of great ideas from the farmers in Washington and from our visit […]