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August 13, 2019

 So I don't know where this year has gone and what a year it has been .. memorable for all the loveliest of reasons... our second child was born in April. This meant of course that towards the end of last summer there was no going near the lavender for me (dangerous to...

July 9, 2018

So despite a fierce winter that has wiped out quite a few plants in our more mature area of the field, this newer section of our field is coming along nicely.  With our first open days (with donations on the days towards some very deserving charities) happening this Au...

June 11, 2018

We have been very lucky with the nice sunny weather this last month or so but over the winter we have lost a number of plants to the dreaded frost.  Can't really complain since we are up here in Scotland.  But those plants that have survived in the mature patch are loo...

September 14, 2017

So we have the wonderful fun of a crawling 1 year old in our house at the moment and along with this comes teething and a head cold! Joy of joys if it doesn't rain it pours. And talking of pours... i turned my back for one second and found her emptying a can of juice o...

July 16, 2017

Planting continues at our field whilst last years plants grow stronger and are beginning to flower.

May 29, 2017

It's been a very dry Spring and now that the rains have finally arrived our lavender field is breathing a wee sigh of relief... as are we!  Less evenings walking the newly planted rows with a watering can!  However, where there is rain there are WEEDS.  The dreaded pes...

May 12, 2017

Lothian Lavender is currently the only lavender grower in Scotland. My family farm is a haven for wildlife with hares, deer, barn owls and bats a regular site around the woods, farm steading and fields.  

Two years ago when my husband decided it was time...

May 12, 2017

Lothian Lavender is currently the only lavender grower in Scotland. Throughout 2016 and 2017, approximately 1000 lavender plants will be planted in total across a small paddock on the family farm.  

The original lavender field supporting the business was locat...

May 12, 2017

Lothian Lavender is currently the only lavender grower in Scotland. My family farm is nestled at the foot of the Lammermuir Hills in East Lothian, just outside the conservation village of Gifford. Known as the 'Garden of Scotland', East Lothian has proven itself to be...

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