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Come experience lavender in Newport, Maine! Open to the public. Free to visit!! Sorry, no pets.

“Cut Your Own” is ready!!! WooHoo!!!

The lavender is in FULL bloom! 

We are slowly harvesting our lavender and it’s so weather dependent that it’s difficult to predict when each variety will be cut. But we always leave a couple rows for everyone to enjoy so come out and soak in the country air and gorgeous lavender.

Silverton food truck will be at our farm on Thursday, July 9.

Hours: Monday-Saturday, 10-5, closed on Sundays. Come social distance in the lavender field!! We have lots of cozy seating areas spread throughout our 7 acres. Bring a picnic lunch, a good book or just relax and enjoy the view! We have a corn hole game, walking path and a scavenger hunt for kids. Porta potty on premises. We still have lavender plants for sale and our lavender gift cottage is open. Directions to Moore Manor Lavender below.

Covid-19 Policy: We welcome all to come and socially distance in our lavender field. Our cottage is open for one family at a time. We have a contact-less checkout system, and hand sanitizer is provided. Please let us know if you’re taking extra precautions so that we can plan accordingly.

During the summer months (May – September): We are open to the public and welcome you to come visit, there is no admission fee.

The lavender usually starts blooming at the end of June and is generally at its peak the beginning of July, each year is a little different. In May we open and start selling lavender plants and the lavender cottage is open and full of unique gifts. Towards the end of July we are harvesting.

Come sit in the sunshine and enjoy the fresh country air at one of our many cozy seating areas. Enjoy the flower gardens, secret garden and fountain. Bring some friends and have a tea party or birthday party…we provide the tables or blankets for picnics and we have a pretty white tent for shade!

We also have a little cottage full of lavender products: soap, lavender mist, culinary lavender, dried lavender, lavender flax seed neck wraps and eye masks (provides soothing relief from aches and pains), and many other products and unique lavender gifts.

We have water, soda, juice, iced tea, ice cream, and frozen chocolate candy bars for sale! 🙂

Bring a lunch, a good book or a sketch pad and soak in the peacefulness and beauty. Our desire is that you leave our lavender farm feeling refreshed!

We have a new scavenger hunt for kids each year and we have a “corn hole” game. Porta Potty on premises. Handicap access to field is available.

Photographers with clients are welcome anytime (no fee charged during open hours), if you would like to do an evening session, you can access our “Photographer Guidelines”and scheduling here.

Tent Rental: Our white tent is available to rent….have your small event here!! We have our tent up for the summer!

During our open hours: a 2 hour block rental is $100 ($50 for each additional hour). Evening event blocks begin at 5:00 pm at $200 for a 2 hour block ($75 for each additional hour). That being said….you are welcome to have small events (showers, tea or birthday parties, classes, etc) here at the farm for free during our open hours….the tent rental is if you want exclusive use of the tent. 😊

The tent has 4 picnic tables that seat at least 24 people (and has sides if needed). There is no electricity available.

You are welcome to bring food. There is a porta potty on the premises. We have a walking path, flower gardens, corn hole game and lavender gift cottage.

Bonus…the tent faces the lavender field!!! 💜💜💜 To schedule a tent rental contact Peggy at 207-992-3070

Directions to Moore Manor Lavender…..

302 Stetson Road, Newport, Maine. Exit 161 off I-95, take left off ramp and go straight for about 2.5 miles (you will cross straight over Route 2). We are on the left, our farm is behind our beautiful brick home!

 

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Natural lavenderIn 2014 we started our lavender farm with 250 plants. To hear more about our story please read our “About” page.

Want to grow your own lavender??  It’s an easy plant to grow and care for, here are a few tips: lavender likes full sun and dry roots. We plant ours in a well drained gravely soil, it doesn’t need rich soil or compost. Not enough sun and over watering are the 2 majors reasons lavender plants die. Another thing to look out for when purchasing lavender from other sources, is making sure the variety is zoned for your area. We grow mainly English lavenders because they do well in our zone. We DO cover our plants in the winter, we use a white row cover – AGRIBON 50. We sell some here on the farm and we also sell lavender plants. We are excited to share any knowledge we have learned in order to help you grow your own beautiful lavender plants!

We’d love to chat with you about your experiences with lavender. Please like us on Facebook (we tend to post current happenings on the farm there), leave a note there or on Instagram or send us an email (mooremanorlavender@gmail.com).We’d also like to know how you like our products or if there’s any lavender product you’d like to see us carry, we love suggestions.

 

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  • Judy Swaim

    Just had a wonderful day at the Moore
    Manor Lavender garden in Newport, ME. A great day trip from Augusta.

  • Cindy J Worthley

    Loved smelling all the Lavender and taking pictures .Lovely place and people.

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