Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Lavender farm in Utah

In Southern Utah, not too far from Provo, we have a gorgeous Lavender farm. They have the only Lavender farm American own in Southern France too. In Simiane-La- rontonde. SEE HERE
This is one of my favorite place here in Utah. Well, they have a 5 k in July. HEEEEEEK.
Running is so hard for me and i REALLY want to do this. So this is my goal. Training for it.
My friend Cami (She is a pro and so encouraging, thank you my friend:) ) gave me this link to train. This is what i will use. Changing it a little bit. SEE HERE


I am very exited. I love goals, they make me happy! This 5 K is one of my dreams.
I'll see you there!!!

29 comments:

~*~ saskia ~*~ said...

Wow Frenchy, I really LOVE this picture! Lavender is one of my favorites... in a vase or dried... Love the color! Hmm, practice, practice, practice is my advice. Too gorgeous not to attend to! Enjoy training!
Saskia
xo

Tracy said...

I've been by that lavender farm in Utah!!

WOW!! Good luck with the training!! I have to say, you've very ambitious!!

Kiki said...

Fabulous..I am a lavender fantatic,,just gorgeous Frenchy!
Can't wait to hear all about it! yay! Great news for you!
Kiki~

Monique Boucher said...

Oh this is beautiful. I once read an article about a woman who packed up her city life to farm lavender. It’s been a little dream of mine since, even though I know very about growing lavender. Well it’s good to have dreams : ) All the best with your 5k!

Russ said...

I am running it with you. Can't wait!

Frenchy chick said...

Tracy, yes! you can see it from the Highway!
Saskia, Kiki, LOVE Lavender!
Monique. That would be so wonderful. French gardens always have Lavender. It's super fun to integrate in your garden.
Russ...Let's motivate each other! :)

Frenchy chick said...

Thank you all for your encouragements! :)
XOXO

Castles Crowns and Cottages said...

Bon courage mon amie! You will enjoy the journey of training as much as the destiny: La vie n'est pas une destination, c'est un trajet. - Albert Camus!

I love lavender, it is my favorite flower of all time, and the fields in France are like no other!

Bisous, Anita

Room Service ~ Decorating 101 said...

Love this! I can smell it ... wonderful.

Mariel Torres said...

i have heard sooo much about these lavender fields but i have yet to see one. it looks beautiful!

BonjourRomance said...

Bonjour Frenchy,
How beautful lavender is, can't wait for the summer when we head down to Provence. I just know you will do so well in this 5k - all your blogger friends are cheering for you!
Bonne soirée!

The Writing Instinct said...

Pictures do not get much prettier than this! I just love lavender.

Good luck with your 5km run. I am working my way up to running with lots of walking. My physio tells me it will be 3 months before I get there but hey, who doesn't like a challenge! ;)
Mervat
xo

Meghan said...

What a beautiful place to run a 5K! Good luck! You can totally do it!

Celeste said...

this is so beautiful. i think i would travel all the way to utah just for this.

Dani M said...

Good for you!!!
Keep us posted on your progress!

The Tablescaper said...

What an amazing place!!! I can't imagine what it smells like when you're there. It must me such a sensory experience.

- The Tablescaper

Me....bunny said...

I love lavender so much that I planted tons of it in my front yard. Because I planted different types, I have it year round...and the color matches my house. Yes, I plant things to match my house...doesn't everyone?...lol

Nice pics and good luck with your training....We're rooting for you!

Julie Harward said...

I have been there...Lavender is my most favorite smell, I use it everyday! Good luck with the race...you can do it! My husband has done 5 marathons...not me...I walk instead! :D

Frenchy chick said...

Bunny. Yes you should match your house and style :) Planting for all season is so smart!
Thank you all :)
The smell is incredible. They say that Utah has the perfect setting for Lavender....Want to plant some now.

~The Robin's Nest~ said...

I just got a free moment so I came over to visit you! I love your blog and am putting you in my Google Reader.
BTW: I found out that the New Editor cuts off X-large pictures unless you are using a "stretch" template on your blog. Most people have their blogs on Minima. I'm surprised Blogger doesn't tell us this in the instructions for the New editor.

I love the Lavender pictures-My husband and I went to the Olympic Peninsula last weekend in search of waterfalls and passed a Lavender farm in the town of Sequim-Yours are prettier there in Utah.
When I was 30 years old I decided I wanted to start running. I trained to run a 8k race-(using Hal Higdon's chart-So good!) After training for and running it I decided to run a marathon (yes, that is how my mind works) My husband jumped on the running band wagon and we ran a few marathons and 1/2 marys then started doing triathlons-Now we just climb mountains-But I've been missing running. Starting up is the hardest part-But once you get it down you will love it!

Have fun!

Robin~♥

Branny! said...

The Lavender field looks so pretty! I've heard that Lavender Honey is really good, have you ever tried it? : ) Have a lovely day!

Frenchy chick said...

Robin...Yes, my pictures are on Large. Thank you. Your experience is fascinating. Make sure to come back and tell me more. WOW Marathons... LOVE your profile picture.
Branny. Yes! Lavender honey is delicious!!! We sure have it in France...Have seen it here yet.

{ Persis Shah } said...

this picture is sooo gorgeous...inspires calmness withing me. thanks for sharing.

~persis.
http://onestylemile.blogspot.com/

CL, said...

ooh i love lavendar! thanks for the lovely comment :)
x

janet said...

Is their anything more aromatic and beguiling than Lavender?

Susu Paris Chic said...

Lavenders are sooo French. I like their beautiful looks as they embrace fields after another. Not such a big fan of the scent though... so I admire from afar.

I'm a huge jogger chick. It is truly the best way for me to let off some steam after a long day at work. Once you get the hang of it, get out there... you'll do fine.

Nicole Ducleroir said...

Bonjour! I found your wonderful blog by way of Roxy's site. We have a
lot in common, sort of :) I'm an American married to un francais. We
lived in France for the first five years of our marriage, but moved to
the States in 2000. I know what living in another country is like, all
the good sides and those more challenging, as well.

Also, I'm a runner. Best of luck while training for the 5K. You'll be
so full of adrenaline, you'll finish with no problem!!

I look forward to following you!
A la prochaine!
Nicole

Marnie said...

What a great picture. I love lavender! I like to put it in my tub teas and soaps. The smell is just wonderful.

Great blog btw. I'm now following.

All the best,
Marnie

Its So Very Cheri said...

I got a message that the last message I left on your blog went to an invalid e-mail. You were the winner of one of the prizes--did you see the post LAST WEEKS WINNER?

Cheri

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