I found The Cutting Garden by chance, advertising their cut and dried lavender on Craigslist. Since then, I have had an extreme desire to visit.
The Cutting Garden is owned by Tom and Catherine Mix. It is a 20-acre flower farm sited in the rich soil of the Olympic Peninsula in Washington. An old farm house headquarters on-site weddings and parties and a cutting garden is open to guests who wish to choose and cut their own flowers from the fields.
In lieu of a visit, a small bit of the farm's charm is available through the online gift store where you can purchase organic dried lavender in bundles or in loose buds by the pound. Prices are extremely reasonable, making this a terrific resource for lovely lavendar for your home. I just wish I was close enough to cut my own! -Regina
Maxwell left teaching in 2001 to start Apartment Therapy as a design business helping people to make their homes more beautiful, organized AND healthy. The website started up in 2004 with the help of his brother, Oliver.
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