Winter Lavender, Hokkaido Japan

What to do in “Lavender Country” in winter? Smell the lavender!

Tomita Farms is spectacular at the height of summer lavender season with seas of the purple flowers swaying with the wind. In the thick of winter with the barren treescape when snow covers the fields outside and the meandering mountain slopes beyond…

img_1631…there remains a greenhouse where varieties of the most fragrant lavender bloom. Hmm hmm good!

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Lavender ice cream…

img_1647lavender in its popular medicinal forms, lavender in creative configurations to choose from can be found at the souvenir shop …

img_1646just one hallway away from the stunning indoor dried flower garden…

Lavender is said to help alleviate: depression, headaches, hair loss, nausea, skin problems.
Thank You Lord for this beautiful plant that has many benefits for us, not the least of which is the therapy from seeing its beauty.

 

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