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Summertime Snacks with a Touch of Lavender

Posted on Thursday, 31 July

Summer is one of the most wonderful times of year, especially when the sun makes an appearance.  During this time of year keeping the children entertained throughout the Summer holidays can seem like you have a mountain to climb, however this does not have to be the case. There are hundreds of free activities that you and your children can enjoy, but then there is the added cost of eating out.  We have compiled some of our favourite summertime snacks that are quick, simple and above all wallet friendly, so if you’re taking a trip with the kids, or even… read more »

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How to Create a Foolproof Summer Menu With a Lavender Twist

Posted on Tuesday, 29 July

With July being one of the warmest months on record, it is time to crack out the BBQ. With this glorious sunshine there really isn’t a better time to get out in the garden.  If you have friends round or even if you’re having a simply family meal, preparing a menu that isn’t time consuming and is obviously delicious can seem impossible, however with our simply 3 course foolproof menu you can’t go wrong!  Our menu can be prepared and served with a minimum of fuss, leaving you plenty of time to enjoy spending time in the garden with your… read more »

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Going Green with Essential Oils at Home

Posted on Thursday, 24 July

Photo courtesy of shalommama(CC Attribution) For decades essential oils have been used for their medicinal, healing properties. They are one of the oldest and most powerful remedies which are used all over the world everyday. Traditionally essential oils were used by professionals who would create heavenly blends to soothe and ease any ailments, however, essential oils are no longer a luxury purely for the experts. Whether you have been using essential oils for years or even if you have never picked up an essential oil in your life, there really is a great deal that can be done with these… read more »

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Decades Worth of Lavender Growing Experience in 3 Simple Steps

Posted on Friday, 18 July

Here at LavenderWorld, we’re lucky to have our lavender shipped out to all kinds of great gardeners throughout the country. Good lavender adds both beauty and fragrance to any garden. Yet, despite the plants hardiness, we know that not everyone has success in planting and successfully growing lavender long term.   Our nursery employees have heard a number of stories from a few gardeners across the UK who tell us all about their “lavender” frustrations. Ironically, we’ve discovered that the most common reason for a lack of success with your lavender is actually too much love… lavender doesn’t like too much attention.… read more »

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Lavender & Coconut Cookie Bites, The Perfect Delicate Sweet Treat

Posted on Monday, 7 July

Using Lavender in the kitchen is becoming increasingly popular, it can be found in the kitchens of all the top chefs and for very good reason! Lavender is known for its beautiful scent and colour and when lavender is added to a few simple ingredients magic can happen in your kitchen. From traditional lavender shortbread to the more elaborate Lavender & Chocolate Tart with raspberries, there is most certainly a recipe that can match your skills. One of our favourite recipes is the delightful Lavender and Coconut cookie bites. The lavender adds a delicate flavour, which works perfectly with the… read more »