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Bloom Updates

July 25th, 2021:

The French Lavender bloom has officially come to an end. We are now harvesting the remainder of the fields. We will continue to be open 7-days a week, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. in both East Marion and Calverton locations.

July 2nd, 2021:

The French lavender is in bloom and looking beautiful!!  Please note, as the bloom progresses the fields get smaller as we cut the flowers for fresh and dried lavender.

June 25th, 2021:

We're excited to announce that as our English lavender bloom comes to an end, our French Lavender is BEGINNING to bloom! Tickets to see the French Lavender are $12 per person ages 5+.

June 12th, 2021:

We're excited to announce the start of our English lavender bloom! Our English lavender blooms first, typically in mid-June. This year, the bloom arrived early. The English bloom is significantly smaller than our French bloom.  We currently have approximately 4 acres in bloom  In order to ensure social distancing and help control traffic flow, tickets will be sold in advance.  Each time slot is 90 minutes.  

Although the English is smaller, there is a wonderful variety of lavender plants. Did you know lavender comes in many different colors? We grow over 20 varieties in all types of color such as white, pale blue, pink, purple, light purple, dark purple. Some English lavenders grow to about 1-2 feet tall but some varieties are even taller and they all have varying traits. At its peak bloom, we harvest it for fresh and dried bunches.

May 5th, 2020:

The Best Time to Visit the Farm

July 26th, 2020:

The bloom has come to an end. Thanks to all who visited us this summer.  The farms will remain open through August, 7-days a week. Thanks to all who visited!!

July 29th, 2019

 We are sad to say that our Lavender bloom is officially over. Thank you to all of our visitors! While there is no more lavender in the fields, please do stay tuned for our lavender honey announcement! The farm will remain open 7 days a week for all your lavender goodie needs.

July 25th, 2019:

We have left one acre, out of our 17, in bloom for this weekend. Please note this is just a small section of blooming lavender. If you are on the Northfork, stop on by. Reduced entry fee.  We will be cutting everything after the weekend.

July 15th, 2019:

We are in the tail end of our lavender bloom. For the next week we will have approximately 4 acres of lavender still in bloom (1/4 of our fields). After the weekend we will finish harvesting the remaining flowers. If you have made it out, thank you for visiting! If you haven’t made it out yet and you need your lavender fix, stop on by. As a thank you to our North Fork community, we give $1 of every weekend entry fee to a local charity/organization.

July 8th, 2019:

The French Lavender is in full bloom! We have started our harvest of fresh and dried bunches. The fields are getting smaller in size, so don't miss out on the bloom.  Please know there is an entry fee. Please be respectful of the community when visiting.

 July 4th, 2019:

Happy 4th of July. Both our locations are open today 9-5 and are in full bloom. Please be safe and respect each other! 

 June 27th, 2019:

Our French lavender has started to bloom and show its purple color. Hooray!! Please know there is an entry fee and July 4th. Please be respectful of the community when visiting.

June 19th, 2019:

We have a small area of English lavender in bloom. Unfortunately, due to the wet winter and spring we experienced a substantial loss of lavender, some varieties survived some didn’t.  We hope our French lavender will be in bloom next weekend, stay tuned. During the French bloom their will be a fee to enter the fields. 

June 16th, 2019:
The farm is open 7 days a week, 9-5PM. Our small section of English lavender is starting to show colors. Our French lavender will bloom in the next few weeks. Follow us for real time bloom updates as we are in mother nature's hands. There is entry fee during the bloom.

May 31, 2019:

We’re excited to announce our new farm in Calverton, NY! Located diagonally across from Splish Splash off Route 25 on Manor road, now open on Sat-Sun from 10-5pm. We’ve got lavender and other herbs planted and expect a very small bloom in the coming weeks. Come see a bit of Lavender by the Bay and shop your fave lavender goodies. Stay tuned for further updates!

March 29th, 2019:

The farm is officially open for the 2019 Season!!  Friday - Sunday 10 AM -5 PM.

February 26th, 2019:

Our lavender fields are currently dormant. They're taking a hard-earned rest on these beautiful misty winter days!

Dormant fields
July 18th, 2018:
We're sad to announce that this year’s French lavender full bloom is over. All of our lavender has been harvested and prepared for dried bunches, essential oil and other lavender products. 
Our most recent bloom was a beautiful time on the farm and we thank you all for visiting! We are expecting a second, smaller English bloom at the end of summer/beginning of fall. We anticipate our lavender honey to be available at the farm store only in mid-August. Stay tuned for updates! The farm will remain open 7 days a week from 9-5 throughout the summer. Thank you for being a lavender lover!
July 15th, 2018:
We are starting to harvest all of our lavender fields. As our fields are large so it will take some time to cut everything. Monday and Tuesday should still be enjoyable for viewing.
lavender field

July 11th, 2018:

Our French lavender is still in full bloom! We’ve started cutting it back for fresh and dried bunches so the fields are getting progressively smaller. The full bloom will last thru the weekend. Come now so you don’t miss your chance to see our lovely lavender fields! We’ve completely cut all of the English lavender back. We’re hoping to see a small second English bloom later on at the end of summer. 

July 6th, 2018:

We are very happy to announce that our French lavender has begun blooming! Our French lavender fields have a fragrant, floral aroma. Come see (and smell!) for yourself. Please note, we start to cut our lavender when the flowers reach their peak for fresh and dried bunches, so, expect the fields to get progressively smaller during this bloom time. We’ll continue to post updates as the bloom progresses. Most of our English lavender has been cut and we hope to see a small second English bloom at the end of the summer. Keep in mind the below reminders while visiting our farm!

Farm reminders:
As the bloom progresses we cut the lavender for fresh and dried bunches so the blooming fields get smaller and smaller. Picture taking is always welcome. Please note that professional and extensive photo shoots will require a reservation and a site fee. Please contact us to make photo shoot arrangements. We are a no drone zone!! As always, please remember to tag us on Facebook and Instagram with hashtag #lavenderbythebay. Spring honey should be available in July. Lavender honey hopefully by mid-August. We're pet friendly, but as we have chickens who free range in our fields, we ask that you ensure your dogs are leashed at all times and that you clean up after them. In order to maintain the beauty of the fields, food and picnics are not permitted on our property. NO BUSES PLEASE Take a look at our Visit, Directions, and FAQ pages for more information.
June 27, 2018:
The French lavender is starting to show color but still not blooming yet. Hopefully it will be blooming in a week! Stay tuned as the French bloom progresses. Meanwhile, the English lavender is in bloom in our south field and we’ve started cutting for fresh and dried bunches. The field is getting smaller but there is still plenty to see. 
french lavender by the bay
June 20, 2018:
The bloom is here! We are happy to announce that our beautiful English lavender is in bloom and is blooming in our south field. The English lavender is our smaller bloom, however, this beautiful bloom shows a variety of colors from blue to pink, white, and of course, purple. Come out to see the stunning diversity of colors of our English lavender.  Different sections of our farm bloom at different times and the French lavender will soon begin to flower. We start cutting the lavender back at its peak to ensure beautiful fresh and dried bunches, therefore, the fields get smaller overtime. Don’t forget, the farm is open 7 days a week from 9-5 PM with the fields closing at 4:30 PM. There is a farm entry fee during the bloom. $1 of the weekend farm fee goes to support local North Fork charities. Learn more about visiting our farm here. 
June 18, 2018:
We’ve been busy on the farm preparing for the upcoming bloom! Unfortunately, we lost some sections of our lavender plants due to the weather this past winter. We’ve been busy replanting that section and nurturing the new plants. The rest of the farm is showing signs of blooming any day now! Our English lavender should be in bloom by the weekend. Our French lavender is sending shoots but has yet to show purple blooms.  While planning your trip to the farm, keep in mind following reminders. Please don’t forget to follow us on Facebook and Instagram for Lavender by the Bay updates.
lavender by the bay farm

May 2018:

The lavender has started to wake up! The plants are now turning from grey to green. They are getting water when the soil is dry, however, we’ve seen quite a bit of rain on the North Fork so Mother Nature has been taking care of the watering for us. We planted an area of new lavender plants this year which are soaking up the water for growth. It is now just a waiting game until the lavender buds start to bloom! By the looks of it, we are on schedule to expect the bloom in mid-June. Stay tuned for more updates.

lavender farm north fork

April 2018:

Spring has officially sprung on the lavender farm! We’re preparing for the upcoming season and are anxiously awaiting the bloom as we know you are too.  Currently the lavender is dormant and should be waking up soon. We are expecting the first Lavender bloom in mid-June. However, the exact timing is in the hands of Mother Nature. Last year we saw our first English Bloom on June 15th, our French bloom on June 30th, and a second, smaller English bloom on September 1st. Each bloom typically lasts 2-2.5 weeks but in order for us to cut the lavender when the flowers are ready for bunches we start cutting to harvest after the first week. As you prepare for your summer trips out to our North Fork Lavender farm this summer keep in mind the below reminders and stay tuned here for updates on the bloom!

spring lavender by the bay

December 26th, 2017:

The farm is officially closed for the winter.  See you in the Spring!!

September 19th, 2017:

The 2017 lavender bloom is unfortunately over. The farm will be open through the Fall.  The countdown to the 2018 lavender bloom begins!

September 1st, 2017:

We have 15 small rows of English lavender blooming in the southern most section of the farm for your enjoyment. 

July 10th, 2017:

As all beautiful things must come to an end, the French lavender bloom is over. Thank you to all who visited us! In case you missed the bloom, there will be a second, much smaller English lavender bloom at the end of summer/ early fall. Stay tuned for Spring honey and Lavender honey announcements. 🐝🍯 Happy Summer!

July 7th, 2017:

Our French lavender bloom has been progressing nicely and we have been cutting the flowers for dried and fresh bunches. The bloom will continue through the weekend (July 8th and 9th). Expect the fields to get smaller during this time. We expect to be busy through the weekend. Buses are prohibited. Please respect our local community and enjoy your time on the North Fork. Field entry is $5 on weekdays and $8 on weekends. We are open from 9am- 5pm. Field entry closes at 4:30pm. We look forward to your visit!

June 30th, 2017:

We are very excited to announce that our French lavender has begun blooming. The bloom will last approx 7-10 days. Please note that we cut our lavender when the flowers are ready for fresh bunches, so expect the fields to get progressively smaller during this bloom time. We are open seven days a week from 9- 5, including July 4th. We expect to be busy throughout the holiday week. Buses are prohibited. Please respect our local community and enjoy your time on the North Fork.  

June 22th, 2017:

We have begun harvesting our English Lavender for fresh/dried bunches. Don't worry, we will leave some rows for the bees and picture taking. Our French lavender should bloom within the week, fingers crossed.

June 15th, 2017:

We are delighted to announce that our 2017 Lavender bloom has begun! 

Currently, we have our beautiful English Lavender in bloom (south field). As the season progresses, our French varietals will begin their flowering. As you may know, different sections of our 17 acreage bloom at different times. We cut the flowers once they are ready to be harvested and made in bunches. However, there is still time to admire (and inhale) the lavender before it's cut.


We can't wait to welcome you back, we hope you enjoy the view!

See you soon,
Your friends at Lavender by the Bay

Farm reminders:

Picture taking is always welcome. Please note that professional and extensive photo shoots will require a reservation and a site fee. Please contact us to make photo shoot arrangements. We are a no drone zone!!

As always, please remember to tag us on Facebook and Instagram with hashtag #lavenderbythebay.

Spring honey should be available in July. Lavender honey hopefully by mid-August.

We're pet friendly, but as we have chickens who free range in our fields, we ask that you ensure your dogs are leashed at all times and that you clean up after them.

In order to maintain the beauty of the fields, food and picnics are not permitted on our property.

NO BUSES PLEASE

Take a look at our Visit, Directions, and FAQ pages for more information.