Monday, July 6, 2009

Lavender lovers, pick your own at ACHS from July 6-17

The ACHS botanical garden is brimming with fresh lavender. Starting July 6, stop by the campus to pick your own fresh lavender, tour the garden, and learn a bit about the health properties and applications of lavender.

Lavender U-Pick runs July 6-17, Monday-Friday, 8:30 am-5:30 pm. But if you can't participate during business hours, ACHS also offers the Honor Code U-Pick. Participants are welcome to harvest their lavender after hours or on the weekend, but are asked to pay for their bunches via PayPal. Send payment to

ACHS is located at 5940 SW Hood Ave. in John's Landing. For questions, call (503) 244-0726, visit, or email

To read more about the history of the ACHS Lavender U-Pick, check out this article by The Oregonian.

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