What You Expect to See At Our Farm
Visiting The Farm
You can visit during farm hours, see below or the bottom of every website page for our hours. Tour available starting Saturday June 17th through July and August at 11 am on Saturdays (see dates on eventbrite link for tickets). You will learn about our farm, how to grow lavender and when to harvest. You also meet the famous donkeys of the farm. Taste of lavender at end of tour. $5, a ticket is needed for farm tour only.
We share our lavender fields and gardens with nature enthusiasts during business hours. Please do not visit our farm outside of business hours. For everyone’s safety please respect the closed signs and do not drive up driveway without permission. Please keep your pets at home. Thank you.
Bloom information: English Lavender typically blooms middle of June into July. The best time to see the French Lavender in color/full bloom mid-summer (July) . We harvest our English lavender for culinary. Dry and distill our French lavender for dried flower bouquets and our lavender essential oil which we use in our products that can be found in our Farm Store. As the season progresses there is less lavender flowers on the plants due to harvesting before the flowers dry on the plants. We typically have lavender flowers on the plant somewhere on the farm during the summer season. Our 2023 Lavender crop is harvested as of July 31, 2023. We still have lavender to see and other pollinator plants that help feed our bees are popping up every day.
We are a Certified Pennsylvania Pollinator Garden. This help feed our bees and keeps bloom interest throughout the flowering season on our farm.
Our farm store showcases many of the wonderful products we make with our lavender. At our shop, you’ll find all of our handcrafted lavender based products, as well as items created by local artisans, all proudly made in the USA. Many of the artists that have attended our lavender festivals in the past have their crafts available for sale in our farm store, also. We concentrate on our farm store and the beautiful items we can offer our customers year round no longer holding a one day lavender festival.
We are centrally located to Harrisburg, Allentown, Wilkes-Barre, and Lancaster. You can use Google Map to obtain directions to our farm. Check out Schuylkill.org to find other things to do in our area.
Photos on this website are from Hope Hill Lavender Farm but not updated daily. See our Facebook & Instagram page for current photos.
“Farming is a profession of hope” Brian Brett
Farm Tour-Learn what we do here at Hope Hill Lavender Farm. Learn about the lavender, pollinator plants and the animals on the farm.
Saturdays at 11 am June, July, and August. To participate in farm tour sign up online at Eventbrite link below to secure your ticket for the farm tour. Farm tour limited to 20 people per Saturday tour. Upon arrival at farm, check in at farm store counter. Farm tour starts at our pavillion with ~30 minute discussion of growing lavender, types of lavender we grow and their uses and pruning. Benches are provided for sitting during the discussion. Participants can choose to join in on the walking part of the tour; see the plants, drying shed, and donkeys, too. Overall tour can last 60 minutes, questions allowed, of course.
Fee $5.00 Saturdays at 11am, see available dates and times and purchase tickets at this link:
Self Guided (free) – you are able to walk our farm during business hours. Please visit farm store upon arrival so you know what areas to visit on the farm. Farm store has a map posted for you to view to assist you in seeing the things you can do here at Hope Hill Lavender Farm. Here are some of the things you can see, the lavender fields, lavender drying shed, pollinator plants, bees and our big purple chair.
-ABSOLUTELY NO SMOKING OR VAPING ANYWHERE ON OUR PROPERTY
-NO LITTERING INCLUDING CIGARETTE BUTTS, garbage can in farm store
-NO OUTSIDE FOOD OR PICNICS BROUGHT TO FARM WITHOUT SCHEDULING WITH FARM BY CALLING 570-617-0851-NO WALKING ON PLANTS OR THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF GARDEN BEDS
-OUR PAVILLION IS USED FOR TOURS AND SCHEDULED CLASSES RESPECT THE PRIVACY OF GROUPS USING THE PAVILLION
-PLEASE NO PETS BROUGHT TO THE FARM
-PHOTOGRAPHERS MUST SCHEDULE WITH OWNERS BEFORE ARRIVING TO DO PHOTO SHOOTS AFTER HOURS AND DURING HOURS OF OPERATION BY CALLING 570-617-0851
Remember it’s a farm you need to wear appropriate footwear ground is uneven in places. The grounds of our farm are not handicap accessible.
Please consider patronizing our farm store while you visit Hope Hill Lavender Farm. Your patronage is what keeps the farm beautiful and in operation.
Photo Policy: Photography by our customers is welcome during our regular hours. We have professional photographers doing photo sessions in July, see our event page. Links will be posted as soon as they are available. Professional photography with your photogrpaher requires arrangement by making an appointment with Wendy at 570-617-0851 please no Facebook messaging or texting to make appointments. There is a liability form to be signed and a deposit needed to schedule a date. Hope Hill Lavender Farm has two photographers that do sessions here at the farm for 2023.
Pavilion Policy: Our pavilion is for farm tours and all our visitors. We use it for special tours and classes.
No smoking, vaping or littering anywhere on our property please!!!!
HOURS UPDATED AND CURRENT AS OF 09/01/2023
*Lavender is 100% harvested as of 08-01-2023. Lavender plants are perennial, still in fields. We have pretty pollinator plants which are dormant in the winter months, herbs and our beautiful farm store to see.*
April 8th – 10am-3pm (for the folks visiting home for Easter weekend)
May Every Saturday & Sunday – 10am – 3pm, start selling plants May 6th
June Every Saturday & Sunday – 10am – 3pm, also open Thursday June 22nd, Friday June 23rd, Thursday June 29th, Friday June 30th
July Every Thursday, Friday, Saturday, & Sunday – 10am – 3pm
August Every Saturday & Sunday – 10am – 3pm
September 2nd & 9th – 10am – 3pm
October 14th & 28th – 10am – 3pm
November 11th & 25th, – 10am – 3pm Small Business Saturday Nov. 25th
December 2nd, 3rd, 9th, 10th, 16th, 17th, 23rd – 10am – 3pm Holiday Open House Dec. 2nd
12th Annual Holiday Open House December 2nd – 10am – 3pm
Quality products from Hope Hill Lavender Farm produced with our essential oil distilled on our farm. Unique products from local artists, Made in the USA products, and culinary items – including vinegar & oil sampling.
Timeline of what to see when on our farm.
Farm store hours found above and at bottom of every page which gives you access to all our products and local artist’s products when we are open to the public. Shop local with us. Timeline gives brief overview of what blooms when on our farm, typically.
May- Lavender plants available for sale.
June-Lavender plants available for sale. English lavender starts blooming mid-month.
July-Early July French lavender in full bloom. Typically, the time fresh bouquets available for purchase. Mid July start distilling for essential oil. End of July typically we have harvested our fields for culinary lavender, dried bouquets, sachets, and essential oil. We make our lavender harvest into other great lavender items we can have available year-round.
August-Our pollinator field becomes an attraction for the bees and visitors to see the color pops in this two-acre seed planted perennial field, over 20 different varieties of perennials to keep our bees happy. Typically, we have our honey available in our farm store.
September/October- Fall colors start showing around the farm accenting the pretty view.
November/December-We have our products and gift ideas available to make your holiday shopping relaxing. Shop local
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