Tag Archives: Row-cover

Time to Remove Row Covers in Lavender? March 15, 2022

We have reached that time of year again when lavender growers need to consider when to remove winter covers. Here is a section adapted from a similar article I wrote March 18 of last year: One of the big questions … Continue reading

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Snow and Freeze Impacts on Ginseng and Lavender

Snow and cold temperatures are in the forecast for much of Southern Ontario Tuesday and Wednesday nights. Both ginseng and lavender growers have the option to employ row covers to protect tender plants in the spring. Here are things to … Continue reading

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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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Lavender Crop Update April 8, 2020

Although the winter got off to a sudden harsh start in early November, all indications so far suggest this has been a pretty good winter for lavender survival. Some new growth at the tips of the shoots was killed off … Continue reading

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Can you see the difference? ‘Under Cover’ Hops.

With the cooler spring temperatures this year, we decided to cover a few hop hills with row-cover to see if it would advance the hop plants in the OMAF and MRA Herb Demonstration Garden at the Simcoe Research Station. Applying … Continue reading

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