Category Archives: Lavender Tips

07
Dec

Homemade Lavender Christmas Gifts

Lavender makes a wonderful gift at Christmas time as it’s so versatile and if you want to present your family and friends with heartfelt homemade gifts, a little bit of lavender can be a wonderful way of doing so. Below are four great homemade lavender gifts you can make this Christmas time. Lavender Hearts Simple but heartfelt these lavender

Published Date: 7th December 2017
Category: Dried lavender, Lavender Oil, Lavender Tips

05
Dec

Let Lavender Lighten Your Christmas Table

Here at our lovely Jersey Lavender Farm, we are HUGE fans of Christmas, not in the least because it is one of the quieter times on the farm as the hectic summer rush of harvesting, drying and distilling is over! We love everything about Christmas; the decorations, the time spent with friends and family and not in the least the food! However

Published Date: 5th December 2017
Category: General, Lavender Tips

27
Jul

Lavender vs. Lavandin

Over the years I’ve come across all sorts of unjustified statements comparing these two species of lavender – Lavandula angustifolia (sometimes called “English” or “true” lavender) and Lavandula x intermedia (conveniently shortened to lavandin). Continue reading

Published Date: 27th July 2017
Category: Gardening with Lavender, General, Lavender Tips, lavender book
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17
Jul

Can Lavender Essential Oil Be Applied Directly Onto The Skin?

There has been much debate about whether essential oils can be applied directly onto the skin, or whether they should be diluted into a carrier oil, such as olive or sweet almond? It is accepted fact that the majority of essential oils should not be applied directly to the skin and you should never apply essential oils to broken skin, such as

Published Date: 17th July 2017
Category: Lavender Oil, Lavender Products, Lavender Tips

28
Jun

How To Make Rosemary Shampoo

Homemade shampoo is a great way of ensuring you only put natural and fresh ingredients on your hair. Rosemary has many hair and scalp enriching properties which makes it a great choice for shampoo, and it also smells fantastic and blends with ease with other ingredients. Making your own rosemary shampoo isn’t too difficult at all. The

Published Date: 28th June 2017
Category: General, Lavender Farm, Lavender Oil, Lavender Tips, Rosemary Oil