Sunsets at the Farm

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Feb 272015
 

The wind blows down the Strait of Juan de Fuca and hits Whidbey Island right where our farm lies. Aside from lovely image of a gentle lavender breeze, we named it Lavender Wind due to the sometimes ferocious winds that come barreling onto the property.Strait to Whidbey

The good news is that the view to the west, up the Strait of Juan de Fuca and overlooking the Olympic Mountains allows for stunning nature’s art in the form of sunsets.

Here are some sunset pictures for you to enjoy

Even when the lavender isn’t blooming there is plenty of amazing color at the farm.

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New Patio Tea Room

New Patio Tea Room

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Meditating with Lavender Wind's Labyrinth

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Debra Prinzing interviews two lavender growers

Debra Prinzing interviews two lavender growers

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Planting lavender all year?

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Lavender Wind Festival - 2014

Lavender Wind Festival – 2014

Our 11th annual Lavender Festival is bringing back wine and music for your enjoyment. Relax walking the lavender fields, then sit back and sip some local wines and listen to music. Want to learn how to make a lavender wreath or a lavender wand? This year we have booths with lavender craft activities, a children’s [read more…]