Aug 31, How to Prune Lavender. When pruning lavender, it’s important to start out with a sharp, clean set of pruning shears. Wipe down the blades of your pruning shears with rubbing alcohol or bleach to make sure all bacteria and potentially harmful germs are removed from the blades. The next step for trimming lavender is to prune one-third of the stumptrimmers.buzzg: Fredericksburg VA.
Prune 1/3 of the entire plant, reshaping into a nice mound shape.
For those"leggy" verities, you might need to pay more attention to keep them in a nice shape. Go heavier on an old plant but never cut down to the wood base.
Why you need to prune lavender? The lavender will develop a woody center and stop producing new stumptrimmers.buzzted Reading Time: 2 mins. If you are going to prune your lavender, the best time to do it (in frost prone areas) is summer - late January/early February to allow the new growth to harden off before winter.
Growth is rapid in summer. Prune again after flowering has finished in spring/early stumptrimmers.buzzg: Fredericksburg VA. Drive, Fredericksburg, Va. Please use a copy or facsimile of the Advance Registration Form provided on Page A11lunch reservations MUST be received by Tuesday, May 10, Directions to Blandy Farm Blandy Farm is on Route 50 near Boyce, Va.
Driving west on Route 50, the entrance is on your left about four miles beyond the Shenandoah.