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The Snowbirds and Lavender

Notice:  St Thomas Air Show is happening June 18-19. The best way to avoid the air show traffic is to take Hwy #4 south towards Port Stanley if coming from London and turn left onto Sparta Line, continue until you see our signs. If coming...

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Lavender Starting

A Hint of Blue

While taking a stroll in the lavender today, we were able to see a hint of blue.  Although Mother Nature makes it is very difficult to predict when the lavender will be in full bloom, certainly in the next couple of weeks we should continue...

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Steed and Company Lavender bees

Another Lavender Season Begins…

As we work like busy bees to prepare for our Season Opening this Mother's Day, May 8th there is lots of activity here at the farm.  Our lavender did very well over the winter and is greening up nicely.  As the winter was not very...

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Pruning lavender at Steed and Company Lavender

Its Time to Prune!

Finally, now that it is starting to feel like Spring, this is the best time to get out there and prune your lavender plants! This needs to be done every year. It is really important to prune lavender in the spring before it starts to...

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Pruning lavender at Steed and Company Lavender

Inspiration on Another Cold Day

Although we have had a very up and down winter, today seemed particularly cold!  To experience a little warmth and inspiration for spring, I decided to look through some lavender pictures and this was one of my favourites.  I love the rich colour of the this...

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Gift Collection Steed and Company Lavender

Our Lavender Christmas Open House

We woke up this morning to a light dusting of snow all over the lavender.  It was bound to come at sometime!  This weekend Nov 28, 10am-5pm and Nov 29, noon-4pm, join us for a bit of holiday cheer and some lavender treats.  We have...

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Christmas show at Steed and Company

Stratford Arts and Craft Christmas Show

Join us this weekend at the Stratford Arts and Craft Christmas Show. Located at the Stratford Rotary Complex, just a few minutes from the centre of town, the Rotary Arts & Craft Show features over 100 juried vendors offering some of the best in unique,...

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Fall Path at Steed and Company Lavender

Late Fall at the Farm

We have had a lovely week and this may be the last gorgeous fall weather we get.  Early morning at the farm is so tranquil and beautiful.  You still have some time to get any lavender you have in pots, in the ground before winter.  It...

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Enchanted Forest at Steed and Company Lavender

Enchanted Fairy Forest

The Lavender Fairy--laundress of the fairy land--has been hanging her dainty laundry in the enchanted forest at Steed and Co. Using lavender soap, she washes the beautiful dresses of the fairies. Her butterfly helpers carry the freshly washed clothing to the lavender fields, to dry...

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Lavender Ice Cream

Ice Cream is In!

Come to Steed and Co. to beat the heat with our delicious Lavender Ice Cream Bars!  The delicate flavour of lavender ice cream between two home-made organic ,gluten-free chocolate cookies is a tasty way to keep cool during the dog days of summer!...

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