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 »

How To Use Dried Lavender

Lavender is a plant that offers several uses and is well-known as a scent that can help relax the senses and reduce the feeling of anxiousness. When dried, lavender maintains its soothing aroma and can be used for all kinds of home remedies, crafts, beauty products and even in food. At Jersey Lavender, we dry… Read more »

Flea Control With Essential Oils

If you, or someone that you know, has pets it is likely that at some point or another you will have come into contact with fleas. These nasty little parasites love to live on the skin of our furry friends sucking their blood and if given the chance will also do the same to us… Read more »

Homemade Lavender Christmas Gifts

Lavender makes a wonderful gift at Christmas time as it’s so versatile and if you want to present your family and friends with heartfelt homemade gifts, a little bit of lavender can be a wonderful way of doing so. Below are four great homemade lavender gifts you can make this Christmas time. Lavender Hearts Simple… Read more »

When To Harvest Lavender For Oil

Choosing the exact moment to harvest our wonderful Jersey lavender is one of the most important parts of our work here on our lovely Jersey Lavender Farm. Harvest too early and the lavender will not be fully mature enough to produce the perfect highest quality, but harvest too late and the plant will have begun… Read more »

Harvesting Lavender Plants

I’m often asked by prospective lavender farmers about harvesting lavender plants, 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 the fields and what you want to do with it. For us at the Jersey… Read more »

Uses of Lavender Water – And How To Make Your Own!

Lavender water has got to be one of the oldest and simplest toiletries around, but this certainly doesn’t mean that you should discard it in favour of a bottle of some mass produced, chemically synthesised wonder product instead. In fact, if you are trying to get back to nature and reduce your carbon footprint too,… Read more »

Add A Little Lavender To Your Wedding

It’s official: the hour has changed, the daffodils are nearly over and there’s even been some sunshine – yes, spring has definitely sprung and summer is on its way. Along with the promise of balmy summer days, comes the onset of wedding season! Barely a Saturday can go by in summer without there being the… Read more »

Can Lavender Bring You Love?

It is well known that lavender can induce a calming and soothing sensation and can promote a deep and restful night’s sleep (this is due to its effect of slowing the central nervous system). However is it also possible that lavender can bring you love? Lavender has been used for centuries for its soothing and… Read more »

How To Get Your Man Wearing Lavender

As much as we are terribly fond of our utterly beloved other halves, many people out there admit to getting a little tired of their man’s style. Has he worn the same aftershave since high school? Does he have one ‘signature dish’ that he has trotted out for every dinner party since time immemorial? Does… Read more »