The Top Uses of Eucalyptus Oil

Eucalyptus (Eucalyptus globulus) originates from Australia where it has been distilled since the mid 1800s. The first work on the special antiseptic and antibacterial properties of the oil were first published in the 1870s. Historically it has been prescribed for respiratory system conditions such as bronchitis, flu, asthma and coughs. Here are our top suggestions for the… Read more »

Lavender Christmas Gift Guide For Her

Spoil a lucky lady this festive season with our unique range of gift ideas. Whether she’s your wife, girlfriend, sister, auntie or best friend, let our handy Christmas Gift Guide be your go-to list for inspiration, so you don’t have to worry about rushing around the shops on Christmas Eve this year. From gift sets… Read more »

Lavender Christmas Gift Guide For Him

With Christmas fast approaching, it’s time to find gifts to show just how much you care about that special someone. Be it your husband, boyfriend, brother or uncle, our Christmas Gift Guide offers inspiring ideas, from cologne and cooking ingredients to our popular farm tour. We’ve got something to suit everyone, so finding the right… Read more »

Wonderful Ways To Use Tea Lights At Christmas

It seems like nearly everybody loves tea lights, these cute little candles can be purchased relatively inexpensively and can seem like they have a million different uses. They are wonderful when used to light up your garden (or your Jersey Lavender Farm for that matter!) in summer, but we think that when they really come… Read more »

The Top Uses of Rosemary Oil

Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis) is a Mediterranean herb, which, like lavender, has been used for centuries for a wide range of physical and physiological conditions. Historically, it has mainly been associated with the strengthening of the memory and is thus a popular emblem of fidelity, constancy and remembrance throughout the ages. As well as the lavender,… Read more »

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).

Homemade Lavender Christmas Decorations

It may only be November, and yes, it definitely is too early to start playing Christmas songs, but it’s definitely not too early to start thinking about Christmas. Getting a head start on your Christmas shopping can mean that you get to avoid the last minute rush (and get to feel delightfully smug when all… Read more »

A Very Lavender Christmas To You

Lavender is often best associated with spring and summer, but the one of the many wonderful things about lavender is how well it dries, thus meaning that we can enjoy its wonders all year long. And what better time to enjoy lavender, than at Christmas! Have a look at some of the festive ideas below… Read more »

Let Lavender Lighten Your Christmas Table

Here at our lovely Jersey Lavender Farm, we are HUGE fans of Christmas, not in the least because it is one of the quieter times on the farm as the hectic summer rush of harvesting, drying and distilling is over! We love everything about Christmas; the decorations, the time spent with friends and family and… Read more »