Happy Valley Lavender and Herb Farm

Lavender has become the farm's signature since our first block of 500 Munstead Lavender planted in 1987. Our first harvest was in 1988 and filled two wheelbarrows! We currently specialize in cultivating Sweet Lavender varieties (Lavandula angustifolia) for its scent and taste. Late blooming Lavender includes the True Spike Lavender (L. latifolia) and the new hybrid Lavadins (L. x intermedias). Each July we watch the emerging hues of blue, mauve and purple as Lavender Harvest time approaches once more. And the fragrance ~ Lavender Lovers come explore our site!

Vancouver Island Garden and Community Links

Gardening : Farm Fresh : Living Green : Parks & Gardens : Events : Garden Supplies & Services

We live in a wonderful community, with experienced gardeners, and socially minded individuals, committed to growing plants in an ecologically safe environment. (links will open in new window)

Victoria Gardening

For information about gardening, you may want to see the Compost Education Centre's website, a grassroots organization that offers workshops, and gets you composting. They even sell worms!

Farm Fresh

Island Farm Fresh Guide


The Island Farm Fresh online/print guide to farms and farm fresh products in Greater Victoria and the Gulf Islands, the Cowichan Valley, Ladysmith, Cedar, and Oceanside (Nanoose Bay, Coombs, Qualicum, Parksville).
Brought to you by the South Vancouver Island Direct Farm Marketing Association.
Robert Thompson - 250-544-0941

WestShore Harvest is a great resource for local food, growing, recipes, news, events and more.

Living Green

TLC Conservation PartnerConservation Partners Program
The Conservation Partners Program is an initiative of The Land Conservancy. The Program supports good land stewardship for the benefit of both agriculture and conservation. By providing recognition, incentives, and assistance, TLC helps farmers and ranchers protect, enhance or restore natural systems.

Green Langford

Vancouver Island Public Parks & Gardens

Abkhazi Garden

If you are thinking of garden tours when you visit Greater Victoria, then Butchart Gardens is the marquee place to go. An international destination, they have 55 acres of floral display, and a snazzy website!
1-866-652-4422 Toll Free or locally 250-652-4422
A wide range of admission fees depending on the season.

Another must-see are the Italian, Japanese, and Rose gardens at Hatley Park Historic Site Gardens at Royal Roads University. This park has been designated a National Historic Site. This is also the home of Hatley Castle.

Bucket Farmer at the Gardens at Horticulture Centre of the Pacific


Gardens at Horticulture Centre of the Pacific - Most recently known as "Glendale Gardens", nine acres of spectacular gardens showcase over 10,000 varieties of plants. Private tours, group tours and guided school tours will happily be arranged.
505 Quayle Road ~ 250-479-6162
***Look for MY Lectures & Hands-on classes taught at HCP!
**Michael created the Bucket Farmer working at HCP shown right (click it for big pic),
more of our Garden Whimsy.

Lavender Festivals & Victoria Events

Metchosin Day - September 7, 2014
Look for the Happy Valley Lavender & Herb Booth there ~ We will bring all our Lavender goodies!
11 am - 6 pm     No Admission
Metchosin Municipal Grounds at 4450 Happy Valley Road

Luxton Fair - September, 2014

Seedy Saturday Victoria - February, 2015
Seedy Saturday is Victoria’s annual seed and garden show with commerce, education and networking opportunities for all gardening enthusiasts. Here is where you can buy open-pollinated, non-GMO flower, herb and vegetable seeds direct from the growers who can advise you about the best choices for your specific growing conditions.
10 am - 4 pm     Victoria Conference Centre, 720 Douglas Street

Seedy Saturday Sooke - February, 2015

Garden Supplies & Services

Classic Cedar Garden Furniture and Gazebos

Green Valley Aromatherapy

West Coast Seeds



Happy Valley Lavender
& Herb Farm

Victoria, Vancouver Island
BC, Canada


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