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Monday, September 20, 2010

Back to the Lavender Fields

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Today, I feel like returning to the lavender field. (Only in my mind, of course.)

The one on Maui called Ali`i Kula Lavender or “AKL”. 

Nestled In the uplands of Maui, along the skirt of Haleakala  which means “House of the Sun”.

I can hear the trickling of water falling from the beautiful fountain while I take in the beautiful view of the Hawaiian coastline below.

I am enveloped in the scent of lavender.  I think I will stay here awhile learning about all the types of lavender one can grow.

“Lavandula x intermedia” is also known as “Dutch” Lavender. 

The x means it is a cross with two plants and the intermedia means that these crossed plants have the best qualities of both parents.

I am taking a deep breath and then exhaling slowly trying to remember to remind myself of “this place” during the stressful moments of this week.


La said...

Enjoy your visit back to Maui. Have a wonderful week! La

Susan said...

I love lavender, Mo. It's so soothing. Nice post. Susan

Tallulah's Antique Closet said...

Hi Mo, Thank You for stopping by for a visit. I luv the gardens in your post and also lavender on our dry slope area of our garden. Thanks for sharing. Julian