Pruning lavender isn't hard, but it’s important to know what you’re doing before you start cutting back lavender plants in order to avoid over pruning. In this post, I will tell you when to cut back lavender plants, give you tons of lavender pruning tips, and show you exactly how to prune lavender step-by-step.
Clean Your lavender up.... Once your lavender plant has had one year to establish itself, you will need to prune your lavender once a year. The best time to prune lavender is in the spring...prune off 1/3 of the plant. This will force the lavender to create new and more growth, which will not only keep the lavender bush from going woody, but will also help to increase the amount of lavender available for harvest later in the season. gardengatenotes.com
I just taught myself how to harvest Lavender the easy way! I didn’t follow any expert instructions, but it still worked. Now I have three mason jars full of dried Lavender ready for DIY projects! Here’s how I did it… Last Summer, our Lavender in our front gardens was growing quite nicely and at the end [...]