Tami Johnson of Mukilteo strolls down a path between rows of lavender at Lavender Connection northwest of Sequim, a participating farm with Lavender Weekend. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Tami Johnson of Mukilteo strolls down a path between rows of lavender at Lavender Connection northwest of Sequim, a participating farm with Lavender Weekend. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Lavender Weekend blooms in Sequim

Sequim-area lavender farms scented the air while visitors swarmed over the blooming plants this weekend. Events continue today and throughout the rest of the summer at many of the farms. For more about Sequim lavender farms, visit sequimlavenderweekend.com.

Rex Kelso, owner of Rainshadow Lavender, conducts a workshop on lavender distilling at his farm off Kitchen-Dick Road. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Rex Kelso, owner of Rainshadow Lavender, conducts a workshop on lavender distilling at his farm off Kitchen-Dick Road. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

A bee pays a visit to a lavender plant at B & B Family Lavender Farm. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

A bee pays a visit to a lavender plant at B & B Family Lavender Farm. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

John Hershfield of Maple Valley-based Gustoblene presents a sample of lavender-flavored balsamic vinegar to Patty Reid of Bremerton at Washington Lavender east of Port Angeles. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

John Hershfield of Maple Valley-based Gustoblene presents a sample of lavender-flavored balsamic vinegar to Patty Reid of Bremerton at Washington Lavender east of Port Angeles. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Taze Linden, 7, of Sequim attempts to catch a bee in a row of lavender at Washington Lavender. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Taze Linden, 7, of Sequim attempts to catch a bee in a row of lavender at Washington Lavender. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Jennifer Duckworth of Tulsa, Okla., picks lavender at B & B Family Farm on Old Olympic Highway on the first day of Lavender Weekend. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Jennifer Duckworth of Tulsa, Okla., picks lavender at B & B Family Farm on Old Olympic Highway on the first day of Lavender Weekend. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

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