Great Lavender Plants From The Lavender Specialists

Here at our idyllic 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 your own little bit of Jersey Lavender heaven right there in Litchfield… Read more »

Rosemary Oil – Keeps You And Your Hair Awake!

In classical times, rosemary was seen as a sacred plant and was used in and around temples. It was also used during wedding ceremonies, food preparation, cosmetic care, and medicinal herbal care. The rosemary plant and its extract were also used by the ancient Egyptian civilization as incense. Also during the middle ages, rosemary was used… Read more »

Uses Of Bay Laurel Oil

Bay Laurel was used to crown the head of winners in the ancient Pythian games of classical Greece, and the wreath of bay laurel was one of the identifying symbols of the god Apollo, in whose honour the games were held. According to ancient myth, the nymph Daphne metamorphosed herself into a bay laurel bush… Read more »

Lavender Across The World

It is believed that lavender initially originated in Persia and the Spanish Canary islands that face Morocco, but it has been cultivated across the world since ancient times, when it was widely used by the Greeks and Romans (as we know the word ‘lavender’ actually comes from the Latin verb ‘lavare’, which means ‘to wash’,… Read more »

Labouring With Lavender

Has anyone else been watching BBC1’s fantastic ‘The White Queen’? Well we have, and we love it! Not only are we completely fascinated by the details of the life and politics of the medieval court, but also there are also some fantastic snippets information about domestic and especially female medieval life, which we just don’t… Read more »