Category Archives: Lavender Farm

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

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 Lavender Plants

I’m often asked by prospective lavender farmers about harvesting lavender plants, 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

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