Those of you who live other than in the UK must forgive this one, but I can only write based on my local experience. This post is about what types of lavender you are likely to come across in the UK and some of their pros and cons for our UK climate.
The first one to start with of course is the favourite “English” lavender, as we
One of the first things that comes to most people’s minds when thinking about Lavender is it’s wonderful aroma, and so it’s no surprise that Lavender has been used for centuries to fragrance both ourselves and our homes. This tradition can be continued today, especially when thinking about using Lavender amongst your linen and in your
Published Date: 18th January 2013
Category: General, Lavender Tips
Tags: lavender uses
With shorter days, freezing temperatures and cold, dark mornings, it’s no wonder that Winter can sometimes leave us feeling a little tired and low. Grey skies and cold, rainy days without much sunshine can leave us all feeling the winter blues.
Winter blues describes feelings of low mood, lethargy and mild depression, which tend to strike
The daily demands of modern life can be very stressful. From the pressures of work, to the demands of family life, it is little wonder that more of us are suffering FROM stress and anxiety related illnesses.
The effects of stress should not be underestimated. Aside from adversely affecting personal relationships, stress can lead to fatigue,
Published Date: 4th January 2013
Category: Lavender Oil, Lavender Tips
Tags: lavender oil
I received the below message from a fellow lavender enthusiast. It seemed typical of the confusion that abounds when talking about lavender, so I thought that I’d answer it in a Jersey Lavender blog post…..
Hello. I have a problem. I am very confused about different lavender essential oils. I have tried a few from different