Lavender Harvest In England
For over 300 years in Mayfield, near the English city of Sutton, in Surrey are engaged in the cultivation of lavender. Its mowing in late July: it is this Sunday at the lavender meadows, whose total area consists of 25 acres, began collecting fragrant and healing purple flowers. Unfortunately, photos can not convey flavor, but with a certain proportion of imagination, you can feel looking at today’s photos.
A girl walks on the field of lavender in Mayfield on July 26 near Sutton, England. Organic Lavender field, situated on 25 acres of land – the largest in the UK. Lavender grown here are collected in late July and are used to produce essential oils in cooking.
A bee sits on lavender flower on organic fields in Mayfield 26iyulya near Sutton, England. Lavandou in that area of Surrey grown from 17 century.
Annual cleaning of lavender in Mayfield on July 26.
The machine at the service of man during the harvest on organic lavender fields in Mayfield July 26.
Girl running through a meadow of lavender feld before harvesting. Lavender farm in Mayfield on July 26. Lavender belongs to the family Labiatae, which includes such herbs as basil, mint, rosemary, savory, marjoram and thyme.
English Lavender – the most popular lavender garden in North America, often called the “real”. Of all types of lavender, it is very hard and very well tolerate the cold climate.
The worker loads a car bundles of lavender during the next harvest in organic lavender fields in Mayfield on July 26. Lavender is sold as a hypnotic: sachet with dried lavender placed under a pillow or drip a few drops of essential oil on a handkerchief or napkin to put in the pillow, the smell of lavender as a calming effect and makes it easier to fall asleep.
At the organic farm, specialized harvesters to harvest lavender, lavender and then goes directly into the camera, where is spew oil with natural, steam-distillation process without the use of chemistry.
Bundles of lavender on organic fields in Mayfield on July 26.