Lavender harvest, underway

Tuesday, February 6th 2024
  • DISTILLATION time: Rob Cash distills lavender oil from locally grown crops. PHOTOS: Jan Illingworth.

    By KAREN FORMAN

    MONARO Country Lavender Cooperation growers have begun their harvest and distillation for 2024 and from all reports, it is looking like a good season.

    Cooperative spokesperson Karen Cash says with L.angustifolia harvesting from late December to early January and Lavandin from the middle of January to March, depending on the weather, the cooperative’s member growers have been or are about to get busy with harvesting.

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