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Lovely Lavender

  • 5441 Southeast Belmont Street Portland, OR, 97215 United States (map)

Lavender is one of the most beloved herbs in the garden - with its distinctive fragrance, wide range of colors, blossom shapes, and plant forms.  This perennial from the mint family has a rich history and a wide range of uses from aromatherapy to culinary flavoring. Come hear lavender expert Sarah Bader and earn interesting facts about the history of lavender, various uses for the herb, how to select the right plant for the right use, plus care and culinary tips.

Sarah Bader founded Lavender at Stonegate in West Linn, a renowned lavender farm, where she propagated and grew over 8O varieties of lavender.  She is a horticultural consultant and author of The Lavender Lover's Handbook, featuring the "100 Most Beautiful and Fragrant Varieties for Growing, Crafting and Cooking", Timber Press.