25
Oct

When To Harvest Lavender For Oil

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Choosing the exact moment to harvest our wonderful Jersey lavender is one of the mostimportant parts of our work here on our lovely Jersey Lavender Farm. Harvest too early and the lavender will not be fully mature enough to…

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Published Date: 25th October 2017
Category: Dried lavender, General, Lavender Farm, Lavender Oil, Lavender Products

18
Oct

An Exotic Lavender to look out for.

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I’ve previously written about my favourite lavender here in our Jersey Lavender gardens, but since there are so many I have to mention another – and I know there will be more. If you are looking for something unusual for…

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Published Date: 18th October 2017
Category: Gardening with Lavender, General
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11
Oct

The Surprising Joy Of Lavender Jelly!

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Apparently a firm favourite of Queen Elizabeth 1st, Lavender Jelly or Conserve wouldprobably prove to be a bit of a table top talking piece these days. However just because you may not always see it nestling in…

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Published Date: 11th October 2017
Category: Cooking with lavender, General
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04
Oct

What is Lavender Oil made from? – Part 2

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The earlier post – What is Lavender Oil Made From? – Part 1 - was about how lavender oil is often analysed using a process called gas chromatography and mass spectroscopy. The results of this shows that lavender oil is pretty complicated; containing up to a hundred different components. This post…

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Published Date: 4th October 2017
Category: General, Lavender Oil
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27
Sep

What is Lavender Oil made from? – Part 1

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So much has been written about the amazing properties of lavender oil – its ability to calm the nerves, aid relaxation, help give you a good night’s sleep, as well as its healing benefits. Well I thought I’d do my best to write something about what is

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Published Date: 27th September 2017
Category: General, Lavender Oil
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