Monthly Archives: November 2013

29
Nov

‘Grosso’ Lavender Oil

For those of you not intimately acquainted with different species of lavender (and let’s face it, unless you own a lavender farm, why would you be?!), ‘Grosso’ is a Lavandin. This is hybrid lavender which is the result of crossing … Continue reading

Published Date: 29th November 2013
Category: General, Lavender Oil

22
Nov

Lavender In Art

So it’s no surprise that we all love lavender in our homes. We love the fragrance of lavender wafting from our lavender bags and oil burners. We love a bunch of fresh lavender sitting pretty in a vase on the … Continue reading

Published Date: 22nd November 2013
Category: General, Lavender Products, Lavender plants

15
Nov

Use Lavender In Your Clothes Storage

The clocks went back recently, so it’s time to start thinking about getting ready for winter, and yes that means the annual tidy away of your summer clothes to make room for an influx of Christmas jumpers! What, however, can … Continue reading

Published Date: 15th November 2013
Category: Dried lavender, General, Lavender Products

08
Nov

Rosemary For Remembrance

As Shakespeare’s Ophelia said to Laertes; “There’s rosemary, that’s for remembrance; pray, love, remember” (Hamlet, Act 4, Scene V). Throughout traditional folklore, rosemary has long been associated with remembrance, perhaps because of the belief in its ability to improve the … Continue reading

Published Date: 8th November 2013
Category: General

01
Nov

Winter Warmer: Lavender And Beef Stew

Well the nights are drawing in, the annual ‘is it too early to put the central heating on?’ debate looms and this year’s lavender harvest has been completed. Also let’s not forget, it’s now the month before the month before … Continue reading

Published Date: 1st November 2013
Category: Cooking with lavender, Dried lavender, General