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  • Can I visit the Farm?
    Yes!! We love visitors!! Please be aware that you are visiting a private residence and we ask that you treat it with respect. Well-behaved children are welcome and must be supervised at all times. We have a NO PET Policy. Only Service Dogs are allowed. Please visit our Admissions Page as well as our Farm Policies Page. Please also keep in mind that when we opened our farm to visitors it was, and still is, our intention to share the beauty and healing energy of the property in the hopes of bringing much-needed peace into the lives of our guests. It is our desire that when our guests leave, they do so a little happier than when they came in. It gives us great joy to see our guests enjoying themselves during their visits with us, whether it's taking selfies with family and friends, picnicking and making memories or just soaking in the sun and enjoying the peace and tranquility. So, while we do allow visitors, we hope that you support our ability to stay open by visiting the shop and purchasing some of the many handmade artisan lavender products or one-of-a-kind items made by local artisans. When you support us, you also support them. If you are not able to make a purchase, we would greatly appreciate a recommendation or a positive review. We are open from May through December on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Please check our website and social media for possible closings due to private events. No Smoking - No Vaping - No Pets Allowed Our Lavenders typically bloom in June and July. However, we are at the mercy of Mother Nature. She determines the bloom times as well as the duration of the blooms. Lavender Bloom is not guaranteed.
  • When is the Lavender in Bloom?
    That can be a tricky question to answer as we are at the Mercy of Mother Nature and She determines the bloom times as well as the duration of the blooms. We have different varieties that bloom at different times. Typically, our English Lavenders will start blooming in June. They will sometimes give us a second bloom in late summer. Our French Lavenders will typically start blooming in July. Depending on the weather, Lavender Season may last from June until August. We encourage you to subscribe to our Newsletter and be sure to follow us on Facebook & Instagram for updates on Purple Watch. You may also send us an email to find out what's blooming. monica@orchardviewlavenderfarm.com. No Smoking - No Vaping - No Pets Allowed Our Lavenders typically bloom in June and July. However, we are at the mercy of Mother Nature. She determines the bloom times as well as the duration of the blooms. Lavender Bloom is not guaranteed.
  • Is there a fee to get in?
    There is a $5 Admission Fee during Lavender Bloom Time. Admission Fee must be paid in Cash. Children 10 and under are free. Please visit our Admission Fee for more details as well as the Important Info Page for OVLF Rules & Policies. No Smoking - No Vaping - No Pets Allowed Our Lavenders typically bloom in June and July. However, we are at the mercy of Mother Nature. She determines the bloom times as well as the duration of the blooms. Lavender Bloom is not guaranteed.
  • Do I need an appointment to visit?
    Sometimes. Appointments are not necessary when visiting during normal operating hours: Fridays, Saturdays, & Sundays from 10 am - 5 pm from May - December. Groups of 8 or more must contact us prior to visiting. Please send your email to monica@orchardviewlavenderfarm.com. We sometimes have special events/activities which require appointments and/or tickets. These events/activities are posted on the Events Page. Please check our website and social media for possible closings due to private events. No Smoking - No Vaping - No Pets Allowed Our Lavenders typically bloom in June and July. However, we are at the mercy of Mother Nature. She determines the bloom times as well as the duration of the blooms. Lavender Bloom is not guaranteed.
  • Do you host private events including Weddings & Showers?
    Yes. When we started our little lavender farm we just wanted to grow lavender, share it with visitors and sell lavender products in our shop. We never imagined that the property would ever be considered for anything other than that. But, much to our surprise and delight, we’ve received so many requests from visitors who want to either get married here or host a private events. So, if you're interested in having a special function here, please visit our Weddings & Private Events Page and submit your Event Inquiry Form.
  • What is there to do at the Farm?
    The Farm is a very special place and is perfect when you need to escape the pressures of life. Visitors can bring a blanket and picnic basket and find a quiet spot on the property and read a good book or just come and enjoy the peace and tranquility. Please be aware that you are visiting a private residence and we ask that you treat it with respect. Well-behaved children are welcome and must be supervised at all times. You can stroll in the lavender field and walk around the property. Our property is the perfect place to meditate or do yoga or practice Tai Chi or Qigong. You can visit the Lavender Farm Stand and shop our many specialty handmade artisan lavender products including bath and body, household, culinary and teas. We also carry a beautiful line of aromatherapy jewelry and essential oil as well as unique home decor and accessories. We also host a number of events throughout the season. Please visit our Events Page, Facebook, Instagram and subscribe to our Newsletter for information on upcoming events. Please visit our Admissions Page as well as our Farm Policies Page. Please note that we sometimes close for private events so please check our website and social media accounts for possible closures. No Smoking - No Vaping - No Pets Allowed Our Lavenders typically bloom in June and July. However, we are at the mercy of Mother Nature. She determines the bloom times as well as the duration of the blooms. Lavender Bloom is not guaranteed.
  • What else is there to do in the area?
    Warren County is a beautiful place to visit. Here is a link to our Places To Visit page where you'll find lots of helpful information and links to some of our favorite locations.
  • What types of products will I find in the Lavender Farm Stand?
    We have a wonderful assortment of handmade artisan bath and body products, household products, culinary products, teas and tea accessories, aromatherapy jewelry and essential oils, home decor and accessories, yummy lavender baked goods and ice cream, our own honey and so much more. We’ve partnered with many local artisans to bring you one of a kind handmade items. When you support us you also support them. Some of our products are also available through our Online Shop. No Smoking - No Vaping - No Pets Allowed Our Lavenders typically bloom in June and July. However, we are at the mercy of Mother Nature. She determines the bloom times as well as the duration of the blooms. Lavender Bloom is not guaranteed.
  • Can I take pictures at the Farm?
    Yes!! We love it when our guests take pictures for their own personal use and to capture their experience while visiting us. We do request that you please tag Orchard View Lavender Farm when sharing your photos on social media. Please also keep in mind that when we opened our farm to visitors it was, and still is, our intention to share the beauty and healing energy of the property in the hopes of bringing much-needed peace into the lives of our guests. It is our desire that when our guests leave, they do so a little happier than when they came in. It gives us great joy to see our guests enjoying themselves during their visits with us, whether it's taking selfies with family and friends, picnicking and making memories or just soaking in the sun and enjoying the peace and tranquility. So, while we do allow photos to be taken for personal use, we hope that you support our ability to stay open by visiting the shop and purchasing some of the many handmade artisan lavender products or one-of-a-kind items made by local artisans. When you support us, you also support them. If you are not able to make a purchase, we would greatly appreciate a recommendation or a positive review. If you're a professional photographer or social media influencer, please visit our Professional Photoshoot & Social Media Influencer Page for additional information. We reserve the right to refuse any unscheduled photoshoots or shoots we deem as professional. No Smoking - No Vaping - No Pets Allowed Our Lavenders typically bloom in June and July. However, we are at the mercy of Mother Nature. She determines the bloom times as well as the duration of the blooms. Lavender Bloom is not guaranteed.
  • Do you have parking?
    Yes, we have a designated parking area and there is no fee for parking. If you have difficulty walking please drive up to the Lavender Farm Stand and park outside the shop or if you require special assistance please email us ahead of time to make special arrangements. monica@orchardviewlavenderfarm.com No Smoking - No Vaping - No Pets Allowed Our Lavenders typically bloom in June and July. However, we are at the mercy of Mother Nature. She determines the bloom times as well as the duration of the blooms. Lavender Bloom is not guaranteed.
  • Do You Have Bathrooms?
    Yes, we have gender neutral bathrooms. Again, please remember that you are visiting a private residence so please treat our property and bathrooms with respect. Please don't steal our toilet paper. No Smoking - No Vaping - No Pets Allowed Our Lavenders typically bloom in June and July. However, we are at the mercy of Mother Nature. She determines the bloom times as well as the duration of the blooms. Lavender Bloom is not guaranteed.
  • Can I bring my dog?
    NO. As much as we love our four-legged friends, due to negative experiences and irresponsible/inconsiderate pet owners, we were forced to impose a No Pet Policy. Services Dogs are permitted. Service Dogs walk beside their handler. They do not bark, sniff, jump, visit, urinate or defecate while working. They are not held in the arms of their handler. Please note NJ has a "fake service dog/animal" law: N. J. S. A. 10:5-29.5 Introduced in 2013: an offender shall be fined not less than $100 and not more than $500. Emotional Support Dogs (ESD) do not qualify as a Service Animal under the Americans With Disabilities Act. We reserve the right to refuse any pets whose function is not that of a service animal. No Smoking - No Vaping - No Pets Allowed Our Lavenders typically bloom in June and July. However, we are at the mercy of Mother Nature. She determines the bloom times as well as the duration of the blooms. Lavender Bloom is not guaranteed.
  • What is Lavender?
    The short answer is, Lavender is an herb belonging to the mint family. There are over 450 lavender varieties or cultivars with more being developed. There are many uses for lavender including culinary, landscaping, aromatherapy and crafting. It can take 3 - 5 years for lavender to be fully mature depending on the cultivar. No Smoking - No Vaping - No Pets Allowed Our Lavenders typically bloom in June and July. However, we are at the mercy of Mother Nature. She determines the bloom times as well as the duration of the blooms. Lavender Bloom is not guaranteed.
  • What types of Lavender do you grow?
    At this time we have both Lavandula Angustifolia (English Lavender) and Lavandula x intermedia (Lavandin or French Lavender). No Smoking - No Vaping - No Pets Allowed Our Lavenders typically bloom in June and July. However, we are at the mercy of Mother Nature. She determines the bloom times as well as the duration of the blooms. Lavender Bloom is not guaranteed.
  • Do you sell lavender plants?
    No, I'm sorry we do not sell lavender plants. However, you may visit our friends at Well Sweep Herb Farm and Fern Valley Farms which are only a couple of minutes away. They have a huge variety of herbs and perennials including lavender. Please call ahead to make sure they have what you're looking for. In addition, you may also visit our friends Cierech's Greenhouse which is about 30 minutes away but worth the trip. No Smoking - No Vaping - No Pets Allowed Our Lavenders typically bloom in June and July. However, we are at the mercy of Mother Nature. She determines the bloom times as well as the duration of the blooms. Lavender Bloom is not guaranteed.
  • Can I buy food or drinks at the farm?
    Depending on the time of year, you may find Lavender Ice Cream, Lavender Cookies, Lavender Cupcakes, Lavender Brownies and Lavender Chocolates for sale which are made exclusively for us using our lavender extract and gourmet sugars. We also sell bottled water. No Smoking - No Vaping - No Pets Allowed Our Lavenders typically bloom in June and July. However, we are at the mercy of Mother Nature. She determines the bloom times as well as the duration of the blooms. Lavender Bloom is not guaranteed.
  • Are there bees on the farm?
    Happily YES!! We currently have five honey bee hives on our property that are maintained by our good friends at Woodsedge Tree Farm. Not only do the bees give us delicious honey but they also pollinate our lavender as well as our gardens throughout the property. The field is always buzzing with bees when the lavender is in bloom. Honey bees and bumble bees are not agressive as long as you treat them with respect. If you are allergic to bees please be aware and plan accordingly. No Smoking - No Vaping - No Pets Allowed Our Lavenders typically bloom in June and July. However, we are at the mercy of Mother Nature. She determines the bloom times as well as the duration of the blooms. Lavender Bloom is not guaranteed.
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