Category Archives: General

20
Nov

Get Ahead With Your Christmas Shopping

You can’t have failed to notice that Christmas is just around the corner. The shopsare already heaving with everything Christmas (and many have been since September!), the Christmas adverts are already on the telly (have you seen the John Lewis one with the man in the moon?) and for many people there is only one more payday before the big day

Published Date: 20th November 2017
Category: General

09
Nov

Lavender for men!

Contrary to popular assumption, lavender is not just for the ladies. In actual fact, men use lavender much more than they realise, and probably on a daily basis. Lavender is, in fact, (as you will discover in our article “Is your man wearing lavender?”)  a key ingredient in some of the most popular men’s fragrances and skincare products

Published Date: 9th November 2017
Category: General, Gentleman's Fragrance, Lavender Oil
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25
Oct

When To Harvest Lavender For Oil

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 produce the perfect highest quality lavender essential oil, but harvest too late and the plant will have begun to wither

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

18
Oct

An Exotic Lavender to look out for.

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 the garden then Lavandula x christiana, otherwise called feathered lavender, is one for you. It really is a

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

The Surprising Joy Of Lavender Jelly!

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 next to the mint sauce and redcurrant jelly, it doesn’t mean that it isn’t a surprisingly delightful little condiment. Now don’t

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