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LaraBaker360
Apr 5, 2017 9:10 AM CST
Dave and Trish, I just completed the Master Gardeners course in Cherokee county. Dave, your presentation on permaculture was fascinating and motivating. I learned quite a bit. And this site is phenomenal!

I am volunteering at the set up Friday for the Master Gardeners plant sale and then the sale on Saturday. As a newbie, I don't know how this works but I have been told you will have plants for sale as well. I am looking for some lavender plants. Is this something you will have? If not, do you know the best place to get lavender that grows here in east Texas?

Thank you for sharing your knowledge! Lara
Name: Sandy B.
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Weedwhacker
Apr 5, 2017 10:42 AM CST
Welcome to NGA, @LaraBaker360 .

I'm going to give @Dave a shout-out so he doesn't miss your post... Smiling
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Name: Dave Whitinger
Jacksonville, Texas (Zone 8b)
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dave
Apr 5, 2017 12:18 PM CST

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Hi Lara,

Thanks for the kind words. I always enjoy giving the permaculture class each year. As for the lavender, we won't sell any. I will say we've had the best luck growing spanish lavender but even that can be a challenge to grow here. I don't know of any sources locally. We got ours by ordering it online.

See you Saturday!
Name: Rj
Just S of the twin cities of M (Zone 4b)
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crawgarden
Apr 5, 2017 1:02 PM CST
Dave,
Curious if you have tried this lavender? Lavandula x intermedia Phenomenal

Thanks
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Name: Dave Whitinger
Jacksonville, Texas (Zone 8b)
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dave
Apr 5, 2017 1:25 PM CST

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Never heard of it before today. It looks fairly popular. Lavender (Lavandula x intermedia Phenomenalâ„¢)

If I get a chance to get it in the future I will try it out!
Name: Jude
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obliqua
Apr 5, 2017 1:32 PM CST

Here is an article on growing lavender in Texas:

http://www.dallasnews.com/life...

LaraBaker360
Apr 16, 2017 12:23 PM CST
Weedwhacker said:Welcome to NGA, @LaraBaker360 .

I'm going to give @Dave a shout-out so he doesn't miss your post... Smiling


Thanks Weedwhacker. Still navigating through all the incredible content provided by like-minded nature and garden lovers. Thank You!

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plantmanager
Apr 16, 2017 12:25 PM CST
Welcome! Lara, stick around and you'll love it here!
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