A Lavender Garden in Provence, France

We’re taking a step away from our own garden in the West Country to share some images of my Dad’s house and lavender garden, situated in the heart of Provence in France. I LOVE lavender, as readers of this blog will know… it looks beautiful, it smells incredible, it’s great for wildlife, it’s practical andContinue reading “A Lavender Garden in Provence, France”

Quick & Easy Lavender Play Dough

When we were on holiday in the South of France recently, the last thing I expected to be doing was googling and pinteresting ideas for indoor activities… but due to a heatwave with unprecedented temperatures of up to 44 degrees, we suddenly found ourselves having to restrict the boys’ outdoor time and come up withContinue reading “Quick & Easy Lavender Play Dough”

Yorkshire Lavender

I’ve been writing a series of posts about kitchen gardens that are open to the public, and whilst this venue doesn’t exactly fall into this category, I think it can be classed as culinary so I’m going to include it here! Yorkshire Lavender is a family run business set in beautiful countryside on the outskirtsContinue reading “Yorkshire Lavender”

Lavender Recipes

Apart from growing fruit and vegetables, I’m also a little bit obsessed with lavender! It looks beautiful, smells divine, can be dried easily and you can also cook with it! Here are a couple of my favourite lavender recipes that go very well together for an alternative Afternoon Tea!