Monthly Archives: January 2014

31
Jan

A Lavender Great Read

As the long winter months drag on, what better way to spend those long cold nights, than to curl up with a good book? And why not make that a great lavender read? There are of course loads of fantastic … Continue reading

Published Date: 31st January 2014
Category: General

24
Jan

Lavender Panna Cotta

Spring may not have quite sprung, but here on the lovely island of Jersey there are a few tentative signs that winter is beginning to recede; the first green shoots are beginning to break through the not-quite-so-frozen ground and the … Continue reading

Published Date: 24th January 2014
Category: Cooking with lavender, Dried lavender

17
Jan

Are You A Lavender?

Obviously we’re not asking if you are actually a lavender plant, but you may be (or know) a Lavender in name – surname that is. If you aren’t a Lavender yourself, you may have heard of one of a number … Continue reading

Published Date: 17th January 2014
Category: General

10
Jan

Lavender’s Biblical Roots

Lavender is up there with some of the world’s most ancient documented plants, for example hieroglyphic texts from Ancient Egypt detail the use of lavender in embalming and cosmetics. And further to this when the tomb of Tutankhamen was opened, … Continue reading

Published Date: 10th January 2014
Category: General, Types of 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 … Continue reading

Published Date: 3rd January 2014
Category: Cooking with lavender, Dried lavender, Lavender Products