Lavender Recipes

A member of the mint family and related to rosemary, sage, and thyme, it’s perhaps not surprising that lavender has been used in cooking for thousands of years. Used by the Romans to flavour fish and Medieval monks to add a floral touch to sweet puddings, over the course of the last century, the use… 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 matured enough to produce the perfect highest quality, but harvest too late and the plant will have begun… 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 »

Let Lavender Lighten Your Christmas Table

  Here at our lovely Jersey Lavender Farm, we are HUGE fans of Christmas, not in the least because it is one of the quieter times on the farm as the hectic summer rush of harvesting, drying and distilling is over!  We love everything about Christmas – the decorations, the time spent with friends and… Read more »

Give The Gift Of Jersey Lavender This Christmas

  Now that holiday season is upon us, it’s definitely time to be thinking about how you are going to be treating your loved ones with a lovely gift wrapped up under the tree on Christmas Day. Sometimes there seems to be an endless variety of gift ideas, but choosing the right one for the… Read more »

Get Ahead With Your Christmas Shopping

You can’t have failed to notice that Christmas is just around the corner. The shops are already heaving with everything Christmas (and many have been since September!), the Christmas adverts are already on the telly (have you seen the John Lewis one with the man in the moon?) and for many people there is only one… Read more »

Lavender Christmas Gift Guide For Him

With Christmas fast approaching, it’s time to find gifts to show just how much you care about that special someone. Be it your husband, boyfriend, brother or uncle, our Christmas Gift Guide offers inspiring ideas, from cologne and cooking ingredients to our popular farm tour. We’ve got something to suit everyone, so finding the right… Read more »

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 »

Homemade Lavender Christmas Decorations

It may only be November, and yes, it definitely is too early to start playing Christmas songs, but it’s definitely not too early to start thinking about Christmas. Getting a head start on your Christmas shopping can mean that you get to avoid the last minute rush (and get to feel delightfully smug when all… Read more »

Wonderful Ways To Use Tea Lights At Christmas

It seems like nearly everybody loves tea lights, these cute little candles can be purchased relatively inexpensively and can seem like they have a million different uses. They are wonderful when used to light up your garden (or your Jersey Lavender Farm for that matter!) in summer, but we think that when they really come… Read more »