Lavender and Lavandin
The harvest of the Lavender and the Lavandin is made beginning of July with in mid-August.
Harvest is done in three stages:
The hardly hatched flowers, the producer begins the harvest of Blue Lavender or Blue Lavandin for the bouquets.
Harvest is done with the sickle.
Then, harvest comes from Fleur de Lavande or Lavandin.
The producers collects this Fleur with the machine.
Thereafter, there will be drying, the beating and the cleaning of the Fleur.
It is this Fleur whom you find in the sachets and objects of decoration.
Lastly, it is harvest for essential Oils of Lavender and Lavandin.
This harvest is completely mechanized.
Essential Oils are extracted from the plant by distillation.