Monthly Archives: October 2010

24
Oct

An Exotic Lavender to look out for.

I’ve previously written about my favourite lavender here in our Jersey Lavender gardens, but since there are so many I have to mention another – and I know there will be more. If you are looking for something unusual for the garden … Continue reading

Published Date: 24th October 2010
Category: Gardening with Lavender, General
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19
Oct

Hot off the Press – New Lavender Book!

It’s not everyday that a book on lavender is published. Actually Lavender – Nature’s way to Relaxation and Health by Philippa Waring is a new, revised and expanded edition, but nevertheless, it’s still exciting! The book is paperback with 192 pages … Continue reading

Published Date: 19th October 2010
Category: General, Lavender Oil, Lavender Tips
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10
Oct

The Top Uses of Rosemary Oil

As well as the lavender, at Jersey Lavender we also grow and distil Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis). It’s easy to grow and can be harvested and distilled when we are not hectically processing the lavender. You’ve all heard of rosemary with your roast lamb, … Continue reading

Published Date: 10th October 2010
Category: Rosemary Oil
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10
Oct

Do you have a favourite lavender plant?

I’m often asked if I have a favourite lavender plant. There is a rather bewildering range – the traditional and popular “English” lavenders in colours from white (Arctic Snow), purple (Hidcote, Imperial Gem, Elizabeth), pink (Rosea, Miss Katherine) to lilac (Melissa … Continue reading

Published Date: 10th October 2010
Category: Gardening with Lavender, General
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10
Oct

Dried Lavender orders take off

I’m not sure what it is about this time of year but our dried lavender flower bud sales have gone bananas. Perhaps, as the nights get longer, people settle down to make fragrant lavender bags for a school fete, a Christmas … Continue reading

Published Date: 10th October 2010
Category: Dried lavender, General
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