Category Archives: General

21
Mar

Is Lavender At The Forefront of Medical Science?

The amazing medicinal and healing effects of lavender have been exploited for millennia, but it is only recently that scientists and medical researchers have been seriously testing some of the ways in which lavender could help to protect us from several ailments. In almost all cases, further study would need to be undertaken before we know

Published Date: 21st March 2017
Category: General

07
Mar

How To Grow Lavender In Bad Soil

Well, first and foremost, we feel that we have to address the title of this post, which does seems a bit silly since we wrote it! Anyway, there is no such thing as ‘bad soil’, just soil to which some plants are less well suited. If you happen to have the type of soil that is poorly suited to the plants that you wish to grow then don’t

Published Date: 7th March 2017
Category: General

23
Feb

How To Beat Stress With Lavender Essential Oil

Mental health issues, including stress, anxiety and depression, are the reason for one-in-five visits to UK GP’s. But what exactly is stress, what causes it and what can we do to beat it? Put simply, stress is the feeling of being put under too much pressure, whether it is emotional or metal. When the pressure builds up too much and you feel

Published Date: 23rd February 2017
Category: General, Lavender Oil

14
Feb

Lavender Cheese

During a recent trip to Amsterdam we were delighted to discover that the wonderful Dutch have a great love for three things; cake, waffles and cheese! Obviously this sent them heading straight to the top of our list of favourite nations, especially when in one gorgeous cheese shop we discovered a Gouda style cheese that had been flavoured with

Published Date: 14th February 2017
Category: Cooking with lavender, General

07
Feb

Lavender For Valentine’s Day

The 14th February, or Valentine’s Day, is fast approaching and, for many of us, whenthinking about a Valentine’s gift for our loved ones, our minds will immediately turn to red roses. However, trying to get hold of a bouquet of fresh red roses around the middle of February can be nigh on impossible, and even if you do manage to find one,

Published Date: 7th February 2017
Category: General