Benefits of Lavender Soap

  When it comes to washing, it’s important that we use the right products. While normal soap will often be enough, you can make some changes to the soap that you use to ensure you also benefit in other ways. After all, spending time soaking in the bath at the end of a long day… Read more »

What’s The Difference Between Lavender And Lavandin?

There are thought to be 35 different species of lavender (all from the genus lavandula). Here on the Jersey Lavender Farm we grow 2 of them, lavandula angustifolia (often known as English Lavender) and lavandula x intermedia (Lavandin or hybrid lavender). There are numerous varieties of both English Lavender (such as Hidcote, Munstead, Peter Pan and Royal… 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 »

Lavender Essential For Skin

Can Lavender Essential Oil Be Applied Directly Onto The Skin? There has been much debate about whether essential oils can be applied directly onto the skin, or whether they should be diluted into a carrier oil, such as olive or sweet almond? It is an accepted fact that the majority of essential oils should not… 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 »

Fabulous Lavender Christmas Gifts – Order Early And Don`t Miss Out

  There is no end of wonderful things about living on the gorgeous Channel Island of Jersey; the stunning scenery, the wonderful people, the thoroughly pleasant climate, the charming mix of British and French features. However the speed of the postal service to the rest of the mainland UK is not always one of them, especially… 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… Read more »

Lavender Christmas Gift Guide For Her

Spoil a lucky lady this festive season with our unique range of gift ideas. Whether she’s your wife, girlfriend, sister, auntie or best friend, let our handy Christmas Gift Guide be your go-to list for inspiration, so you don’t have to worry about rushing around the shops on Christmas Eve this year. From gift sets… Read more »

Lavender Christmas Pudding

Now, we’re not always ones for messing with tradition, but let’s face it there are certain things about Christmas that some people just don’t like. No I’m not talking about those people who just can’t be doing with the blatant over-commercialisation of Christmas and instead of giving you a present, give you a massive lecture… 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 »