Category Archives: Dried lavender

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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23
May

Uses of Lavender Water – And How To Make Your Own!

Lavender water has got to be one of the oldest and simplest toiletries around, but thiscertainly doesn’t mean that you should discard it in favour of a bottle of some mass produced, chemically synthesised wonder product instead. In fact, if you are trying to get back to nature and reduce your carbon footprint too, then making and using your

Published Date: 23rd May 2017
Category: Cooking with lavender, Dried lavender, General

07
Apr

Add A Little Lavender To Your Wedding

It’s official: the hour has changed, the daffodils are nearly over and there’s even been somesunshine – yes, spring has definitely sprung and summer is on its way. Along with the promise of balmy summer days, comes the onset of wedding season! Barely a Saturday can go by in summer without there being the peal of church bells and a

Published Date: 7th April 2017
Category: Dried lavender, General

19
Jul

Flea Control With Essential Oils

If you, or someone that you know, has pets it is likely that at some point or another youwill have come into contact with fleas. These nasty little parasites love to live on the skin of our furry friends sucking their blood and if given the chance will also do the same to us humans too. There are numerous flea control remedies on the market, but

Published Date: 19th July 2016
Category: Dried lavender, Eucalyptus Oil, Lavender Oil

04
Feb

Can Lavender Bring You Love?

It is well known that lavender can induce a calming and soothing sensation and canpromote a deep and restful night’s sleep (this is due to its effect of slowing the central nervous system). However is it also possible that lavender can bring you love? Lavender has been used for centuries for its soothing and healing properties, but it has also

Published Date: 4th February 2016
Category: Dried lavender, General