Lavender VS Lavandin

There are as many as 39 different species of Lavender, the most common being Lavandula angustifolia (sometimes called ‘English’ or ‘true’ lavender) and Lavandula x intermedia (often shortened to lavandin). Lavandin is a is a sterile hybrid between Lavandula angustifolia and Lavandula latifolia (Spike lavender), as indicated by the ‘x’ in its botanical name, the… Read more »

Lavender Desserts For Valentine’s Day

Happy Valentine’s Day from the Jersey Lavender Farm! So how are you going to treat your loved one this Valentine’s Day? A hugely expensive bunch of second rate roses? An inflated price meal in a jam packed restaurant? Or how about a lovely home cooked meal finished off with a gorgeous lavender dessert? Simply reach… Read more »

Lavender To Ease Your Cold And Flu Symptoms

With the continuing cold, wet and dreary weather (even here on the usually sun drenched island of Jersey!), it seems that those nasty cold and flu viruses are sticking around a bit longer than normal. Even though there is little that conventional medicine can do for your colds and flu (remember that antibiotics will not… Read more »