Tag Archives: lavender oil

12
Sep

Distillation of Lavender Oil

The Distillation of Jersey Lavender Oil All our Jersey lavender oil is distilled from our own plants grown on the Jersey Lavender Farm. The process is a fairly straightforward one, though many seem pretty mystified by it. In many respects distillation hasn’t changed … Continue reading

Published Date: 12th September 2017
Category: General, Lavender Farm, Lavender Oil
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01
Sep

Harvesting of Lavender

I’m often asked by prospective lavender farmers about harvesting lavender, 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 … Continue reading

Published Date: 1st September 2017
Category: Dried lavender, General, Lavender Farm
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27
Jul

Lavender vs. Lavandin

Over the years I’ve come across all sorts of unjustified statements comparing these two species of lavender – Lavandula angustifolia (sometimes called “English” or “true” lavender) and Lavandula x intermedia (conveniently shortened to lavandin). Continue reading

Published Date: 27th July 2017
Category: Gardening with Lavender, General, Lavender Tips, lavender book
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14
Jun

Lavender Oil – The Secret To Success (At Bridge!)

Now then, if you’re an aficionado of bridge (not the river spanning structures, but the card game beloved by mind game players the world over) you will recently have been dancing about and engaging in all sorts of bridge-related revelry, … Continue reading

Published Date: 14th June 2013
Category: General, Lavender Oil
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19
Apr

Food and lavender @ Jersey Lavender

Lavender is of course an ingredient in a good number of dishes in the Jersey Lavender cafe (known locally as Sprigs Cafe) and also various edible products sold in our farm shop and online. It often surprises people that lavender can be … Continue reading

Published Date: 19th April 2013
Category: Cooking with lavender, Dried lavender, General, Lavender Oil
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