lavender

Fragrances and Views – Senses Overload!

A trip to Hood River Lavender Farm A day of perfect weather – sunny, not too warm, and not too windy.  A good day to open up the sunroof and turn on the tunes. A drive up the Gorge from Portland or Vancouver is always a pleasure, but even more… Read More

Where to Find Lavender Fields

The Pacific Northwest offers many options for photographing, u-pick, or otherwise enjoying summer’s favorite flower – lavender.  Head to one of these locations towards the last weeks of June and into early July to find a field of purple flowers buzzing  in the summer sun, the warmth sending the fragrance… Read More

It’s Lavender Season!

It’s Lavender Season!

Lavender fields are beginning to show their glory with fields of that heavenly aroma in the loveliest shades of purple. Find a field near you and buy a bundle to take home with you to enjoy or shop online for some of their fabulous organic products many growers create. Due… Read More

Helvetia Lavender Fields

Helvetia Lavender Fields

The beautiful fragrance of lavender fills the air on a warm summer’s day while at Helvetia Lavender Farm just west of Portland, Oregon. The rolling hills of the Tualatin Valley just outside their farm are so inviting for a weekend drive. Plan on getting out this summer and take home… Read More

Helvetia Lavender Farm

Helvetia Lavender Farm

The lavender was in full bloom, and the bees were busily humming away in the sunshine. I just spent a lovely afternoon at Helvetia Lavender Farm with my daughter having lunch and tea out on their deck overlooking a fabulous view of the valley around Hillsboro. Lunch was served with… Read More