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The health benefits of lavender

While lavender and dried lavender is generally used for decoration, it’s fragrance, and even in cooking, it can also be used for medicinal purposes. It is believed that lavender oil can have antiseptic and anti-inflammatory effects, which help to speed up the healing process of burns and bites. Research also shows that it can be used for treating anxiety, insomnia,…

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6 great uses for your dried lavender

One of the great things about dried lavender is there possibilities on what you can do with it, are endless. If you have an abundance of dried lavender left over after your purchase, here are 6 uses for your dried lavender. Lavender Bags Do you have an empty fabric bag lying around that you never thought you would have a…

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Make delicious meals with Lavender

Believe it or not, lavender is actually world renowned as a great cooking herb. That being said, it is also one of the most difficult seasonings to cook with, as it can easily overpower any dish if used too much. Are you looking for lavender buds for sale to try your culinary hand? Below are some tips and tricks you…

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How to use lavender at your wedding

Are you looking to stay away from all the cliché wedding flowers you see on Pinterest and the gram? If you want to do something a little different, why not look to fresh or dried lavender for some creative inspiration. Lavender is the perfect flower for any modern wedding. Lavender is recognized around the world as a symbol of love…

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How to preserve your dried lavender

Preserving your dried lavender is actually quite a simple process. Light exposure will eventually de-colorize your dried lavender after about 1 year, but here are some tips on how you can preserve that amazing scent for as long as possible. I’ve had a bunch of lavender since my wedding back in 2007 and I can still get hints of the…

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How to care for your fresh cut lavender

Here at McKinley Lavender Farm we believe the possibilities to what you can do with fresh cut lavender are endless. But the first thing you need to know is how to care for your lavender. We have included a quick list to ensure your freshly cut lavender from our Kelowna lavender farm lasts. Remember – when you are done with…

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Ten Ways to use Lavender :: Winter Edition

When winter hits (at least here in Canada) it’s easy to forget that you could have ever spent most of your recent days living and enjoying the outdoors.  The dark, cold, wet and often snowy climate can leave most of us dreaming of longer hotter days. If you’re like most of us and you want to reminisce about warmer weather…