Category Archives: Dried lavender

03
Jan

Start Your New Year’s Detox With Lavender

The botanical name for lavender, ‘lavandula’, comes from the latin ‘lavare’, meaning ‘to wash’ as it was used in Roman Bath Houses to scent and purify the water. So with the oncoming New Year and the ubiquitous need for a detox after the somewhat over-indulgent festive period, maybe we should be taking guidance from our Roman

Published Date: 3rd January 2018
Category: Cooking with lavender, Dried lavender, Lavender Products

14
Dec

A Very Lavender Christmas To You

Lavender is often best associated with spring and summer, but the one of the many wonderful things about lavender is how well it dries, thus meaning that we can enjoy its wonders all year long. And what better time to enjoy lavender, than at Christmas! Have a look at some of the festive ideas below and add a little lavender to your Christmas

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

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

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

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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