Lavender Wind Farm

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Lavender Wind Farm lives on Whidbey Island up in Washington state.  Both farms allow you to go in and wander about to your hearts content, no charge. I highly recommend both, just for the scents alone.

http://www.lavenderwind.com/

There are rolling fields of lavender.  There is a giant garden which boasts flowers of many types, and also some very shy sunflowers!  The garden has a lot of other herbs like dill and chives, so just a simple stroll through the grounds is a very aromatically pleasing experience.

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Someone was very artistic in their landscaping.  There is a pond full of lilies, whimsical little bridges  with metal fish ornaments, and even a purple water bath.   A closed gazebo/shed where you can see all of the lavender bunches drying.  But my most favorite thing was the lavender labyrinth.

I visited in the evening, with overcast skies and white lace clouds hovering over the mountains in the distance across from Ebey’s Landng.    I felt like I had fallen into an Ann of Green Gables book.

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Also.  Chickens!

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Bashful sunflower.

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A tale of quail.

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