Use Lavender In Your Clothes Storage

The clocks went back recently, so it’s time to start thinking about getting ready for winter, and yes that means the annual tidy away of your summer clothes to make room for an influx of Christmas jumpers! What, however, can you do to ensure that your lovely summer clothes don’t end up with that awful… Read more »

Rosemary For Remembrance

As Shakespeare’s Ophelia said to Laertes; “There’s rosemary, that’s for remembrance; pray, love, remember” (Hamlet, Act 4, Scene V). Throughout traditional folklore, rosemary has long been associated with remembrance, perhaps because of the belief in its ability to improve the memory. This attribute is now coming to scientific significance. Scientists at the University of Northumbria… Read more »

Winter Warmer: Lavender And Beef Stew

Well the nights are drawing in, the annual ‘is it too early to put the central heating on?’ debate looms and this year’s lavender harvest has been completed. Also let’s not forget, it’s now the month before Christmas! So what do we need to herald this time of year? A spot more lavender inspired culinary… Read more »