Greer, South Carolina
Contact Us

The Story

U-pick Lavender ~ June 4th

NOTE:  We ask for your patience and kindness as we hold this event – it’s supposed to be hot and well attended.  It’s possible all of the lavender will be u-picked!  With a large expected attendance and people coming from hours away, we are introducing a limit of 3 of our largest bundles per person.  The measurers will be clearly visible, but that’s still 7.5 inches of lavender – that’s

Keep reading...

USLGA’s LIFT Award

USLGA’s LIFT Award

I’m very excited to announce that I’ve been presented with the 2015 LIFT Award from the United States Lavender Growers Association! 😀 Here’s the initial announcement and when I receive the award, I’ll post pictures! At the Annual USLGA meeting on January 13, 2016, Mary Tate Bergstrom was presented the 2015 LIFT (Lavender Ideas for Tomorrow) Award. Her knowledge of computer technology and exceptional organizational skills were key to the

Keep reading...

To prune or not to prune?

To prune or not to prune?

Pruning – what is it? When you cut all the blooms off of the lavender plants, that’s harvesting.  Pruning is something different.  Pruning is necessary to keep the lavender plants in producing shape.  A lavender plant doesn’t have to be pruned to live, but pruning is extremely beneficial. Lavender is a woody perennial, so as it grows, the old growth turns hard and woody.  The new growth is green wood

Keep reading...

Footprints

Footprints

We have many different types of critters here….and they all leave footprints (or tracks!).  Can you guess what they are?

Keep reading...

Greer Farmers’ Market

Greer Farmers’ Market

SHL gets to be part of the first ever Greer Farmers Market!  The market is located in the parking lot of Greer Florist & Specialties at the corner of Main and Poinsett street in downtown Greer.  The market is every Thursday until October 29th, 4-7pm.  Here are some pictures of our booth!

Keep reading...