An Exotic Lavender to look out for.

I’ve previously written about my favourite lavender here in our Jersey Lavender gardens, but since there are so many I have to mention another – and I know there will be more. If you are looking for something unusual for the garden then Lavandula x christiana, otherwise called feathered lavender, is one for you. It really is a real… Read more »

Pruning Lavender

If there is one thing we get asked most about at Jersey Lavender, it has to be pruning lavender. For some reason people seem to think that there is some mysterious wizardry to it. There really is not. It is all pretty straight forward. The issues are when and how hard, or not, to cut… Read more »

Great Lavender Plants From The Lavender Specialists

Here at our idyllic Lavender Farm on the wonderful Channel Island of Jersey, not only do we grow lavender for use in many of our delightful lavender products and essential oils, but we have also started cultivating lavender plants that you can buy and plant in your own garden. Giving you the opportunity to have… Read more »

The mysterious Spanish lavender

I received a question from a customer, which again posed another question. The question and the answer – not that there is a clear one – illustrates some of the confusion with naming lavender. The question from a customer was….. I used Lavender oil a great deal as it helps with my Fibromyalgia. I have always… Read more »

UK Lavender Plants

Those of you who live other than in the UK must forgive this one, but I can only write based on my local experience. This post is about what types of lavender you are likely to come across in the UK and some of their pros and cons for our UK climate. The first one… Read more »

Types Of Lavender In UK Garden Centres

There are hundreds of different varieties of Lavender, each displaying that classic lavender scent, but which of these varieties are commonly available, and which should you choose for your garden? The most common species of lavender found in UK garden centres is English Lavender or Lavandula Angustifolia. Not only is it well suited to our… Read more »