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Lavender Academy
Saturday, April 25, 2020 to Sunday, April 26, 2020
Category: Events

WHAT:         Lavender Academy 

WHEN:        4/25 - 4/26/2020

WHERE:      Beagle Ridge Herb Farm located at: 1934 Matney Flats Rd, Wytheville, VA 24382

DETAILS:  Join us for an intensive weekend of Lavender 101 and beyond. Saturday learn how to choose the varieties for your desired usage, choose varieties for your region, and choose an optimal planting site (bring pictures of diagrams of your site).

Hands on outside in the garden. Prep your ground, differences in growth habit, pruning, propagating, harvesting, bud removal.

Network with other growers. Insurance and liability issues. How to expand your income potential/revenue stream with agritourism, weddings, events, festivals, etc.

Sunday value add: turn your crop into additional income. Learn about locating suppliers, wholesale/private label/retail.

Hands on classes: Lotion bars and balms, bath bombs/shower steamers. Take home all recipes and your goodies.

Lodging can be arranged, alternate activities for non-attending spouses available.

Contact: Ellen Reynolds, email: [email protected], phone: 276-621-4511