Happy Valley Lavender and Herbs

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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!


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Vancouver Island Garden and Community Links

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!

Kids Guide To Planting A Flower Garden
A useful article that includes a long list of kids gardening links.

Farm Fresh

Metchosin Farmers' Market - May - October (and a Christmas Market the first Sunday in December)
Sundays 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Metchosin Municipal Grounds at 4450 Happy Valley Road

The Island Farm Fresh online/print guide to farms, farm fresh products and markets on Southern Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands.
Brought to you by the South Vancouver Island Direct Farm Marketing Association.

Victoria Gardening & Agricultural Events

Metchosin Day - September 11, 2022
8:00 am - 6:30 pm     Free Admission
Metchosin Municipal Grounds at 4450 Happy Valley Road

Seedy Saturday Victoria - February
10:00 am - 4:00 pm     Victoria Conference Centre, 720 Douglas Street

Seedy Saturday Sooke - February
10:00 am - 3:00 pm at the Sooke Community Hall
2037 Shields Road, opposite the Legion on Eustace Road

Useful Suppliers - ***Do check for individual store hours or locations

Borden Mercantile - 3960 Borden Avenue - 250-479-2084

Buckerfield's - 104-975 Langford Parkway, Langford - 250-940-4499
Other Vancouver Island locations in Saanich, Duncan, Nanaimo and Parksville as well as mainland BC locations

Classic Cedar Garden Furniture and Gazebos - 4559 Morland Road, Metchosin - 250-474-7611

Elk Lake Garden Center - 5450 Pat Bay Highway 250-658-8812
... Year round instant colour

Gardenworks Colwood - 1859 Island Highway - 250-478-2078
Gardenworks Saanich - 4290 Blenkinsop Road - 250-721-2140

Green Valley Aromatherapy - 505 Duncan Avenue, Courtney - 250-334-4836

Integrity Sales and Distributors - 2180 Keating Cross Road, Saanichton - 250-544-2072
... Specializing in organic supplies

Metchosin Farm - 542 Wootton Road
Hundreds of locally grown & adapted, organic, open-pollinated seeds available online & at various locations
Seasonal selection of local products at the farm stand open 8:00 am - 8:00 pm 7 days a week, all year round

Patio Gardens Nursery - 6536 West Saanich Road, Saanichton - 250-652-8338

West Coast Seeds - there are many local places stocking these seeds

Wildwood Outdoor Living Center - 4660 Elk Lake Drive, Victoria - 250-658-5415
WOW! A huge selection of seeds

Last but not least: here is where you can order literally hundreds of Lavender starts:
Paridon Horticulture - Vancouver - 1-604-596-3422
... BC sales rep is Claude Chalifour
For your bulk Lavender plug supplier when you are dreaming of acres of Lavender like in Provence!

Miscellaneous

Jesse Roper - Not only a famous Metchosin musician but also host of What's In My Garden, Man?

MetchosinWeb.ca

 

 

Happy Valley Lavender
& Herbs

Victoria, Vancouver Island
BC, Canada

 

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