Category Archives: Lavender Farm

12
Sep

Distillation of Lavender Oil

The Distillation of Jersey Lavender Oil All our Jersey lavender oil is distilled from our own plants grown on the Jersey Lavender Farm. The process is a fairly straightforward one, though many seem pretty mystified by it. In many respects distillation hasn’t changed for centuries. It’s also not too different from the distillation of

Published Date: 12th September 2017
Category: General, Lavender Farm, Lavender Oil
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01
Sep

Harvesting of Lavender

I’m often asked by prospective lavender farmers about harvesting lavender, and how it’s done. The fact is there is no “right method”. A huge anount depends on the acerage of lavender that you have, how it is laid out in the fields and what you want to do with it. For us at the Jersey Lavender Farm, where we have nine

Published Date: 1st September 2017
Category: Dried lavender, General, Lavender Farm
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08
Aug

Companion Planting With Lavender

Not only does Lavender make a fantastic addition to your garden due to its striking architectural foliage, beautiful flowers and gorgeous scent, but it can also be beneficial to those plants around it. Companion Planting is nothing new, having been used for centuries before the invention of artificial pesticides, to keep plants healthy and

Published Date: 8th August 2017
Category: Gardening with Lavender, General, Lavender Farm, Lavender plants

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

14
Jun

Can Lavender Cure Your Hayfever?

Along with the onset of sunny weather, warm temperatures and lovely long light evenings (well here on the sun dappled Channel Island of Jersey at least!), for many summer also means the onset of hayfever. Hayfever is one of the most common allergic reactions, with an estimated 13 million people in the UK suffering from symptoms including;

Published Date: 14th June 2017
Category: General, Lavender Farm, Lavender plants