May 29, 2013

A Lavender Farm

Today I went to a lavender farm in Vancouver Washington. 
Although I don't believe this plant above is a lavender it was among
hundreds of other flowers.. The whole place run by a woman named Mary was so picturesque, bumble bees and hummingbirds throughout.  

Two Nubian goats, 20 beautiful hens and metal art (Jerry, take note) throughout the garden . And besides that, Mary makes all her own lavender products which she sells inside an adorable quaint white-washed building. I could be happy sleeping in there. !!
 In summer her sunflowers reach for the sky. 
I snapped some photos so here they are.. I could have spent hours there.. She was very knowledgeable and fun to talk to. 
I just wonder if she realizes she has the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. 
What a lovely day.    
     

A flower that looks like a Christmas decoration !
Marys' place can be found at www.scentedacreslavender.com 

  

13 comments:

  1. Yeah, but no bamboo! I am welding Barbra, keeping busy and out of trouble! Next week it is supposed to be 80 degrees! You will only think of Oregon as full of rain!

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  2. What a wonderful place, Barbra Joan! and the flower, amazing! I've never seen one like that!Thanks for sharing

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  3. Gorgeous flowers! I've never seen that last one either but it sure is stunning. I wish you safe travels my friend.

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  4. Oh my - that flower is amazing!!! You should paint it on your return! :0)

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  5. BJ - this sounds like a lovely place to visit. The smell of lavender is such a sweet scent. Bet you are ready for some of that Fla. sunshine. Travel home safe my friend.

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  6. Hello Barbra Joan:) I wish it was my garden!:) Lavender does smell so gorgeous. Beautiful photo's! Thank you en have fun in Tampa:)xx

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  7. This looks like a delightful place.

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  8. Thanks to you all for your comments.. Indeed it was a beautiful place. BJ

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  9. Some great shots here for painting Barbra

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  10. More great photo's BJ. Looks like a wonderful place to visit.

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  11. gorgeous place. sending you a big hug.love to you,Diana

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  12. Wow, what a beautiful place! Wish I was there! Painting subjects for you for sure~

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  13. Thanks Sherry , it sure was very inspiring.
    Thanks for the visit and joining my blog. BJ

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