Category Archives: Lavender

Is It Time to Take Off Row Covers in Lavender?

One of the big questions lavender growers face annually is when to take their row covers off. Row covers have proven effective at protecting sensitive cultivars over the winter, but it can be difficult to know when to put them … Continue reading

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Have You Heard the What’s Growing ON Podcast?

In the latest episode of What’s Growing ON podcast, Sean Westerveld talks about the benefits and challenges of growing lavender in Ontario and the importance of agri-tourism for the industry. Listen to it on onfruit.ca/podcast/ or wherever you get your … Continue reading

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OFVC Educational Series: Live and Recorded Seminars

Recorded seminars are now available online The OFVC is hosting an educational series of recorded and live presentations that are available for viewing at ofvc.ca. Live sessions will be available during scheduled times and require advance registration. If you are unable to participate … Continue reading

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Good Agricultural and Collection Practices (GACP) Risk Management Workshop

Developed by Canadian Herb, Spice and Natural Health Products Coalition The Ontario Lavender Association will be hosting a Good Agricultural and Collection Practices (GACP) certification course over two sessions on Saturday Feb 6 and Saturday Feb 13. Growers of all specialty … Continue reading

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“All About Specialty Crops” Webinar Series Starting January 14, 2021

Are you interested in diversifying your business by growing niche and specialty crops?Join us for our 4-part specialty crop webinar series to learn about producing and marketing specialty crops. The first webinar will provide an overview of specialty crop production, … Continue reading

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Lavender Crop Update – Late Summer Management – August 21, 2020

August to October is the time lavender plants recover from the bloom period and put on new growth. August is the best time to fertilize plants and prune. Now that we are getting closer to the end of August, pruning … Continue reading

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