How to Keep Lavender Plants Alive (For a Long Time)

March 8, 2018 Uncategorized 0

  Many people who visit Monte-Bellaria say that they’ve had problems growing lavender for the long run.  We’ve heard folks say that they’ve had beautiful growth for several years with large blooms, and then the plant seems to simply die.   The usual problem they describe is that the plant starts getting “bald spots,” and that is—in fact—usually a pre-cursor to early death (the plant dies from the inside out).  This is referred to as… Read more

Lavender Salt Bath Health Benefits

November 16, 2017 Uncategorized 0

            If you are looking for a quick, non-pharmaceutical solution for muscle and joint pain, many people are proponents of an Epsom salt soak.  Originally found in mineral spring waters in Epsom, England, these salts have been used for hundreds of years to ease a number of symptoms just by taking a nice hot bath augmented with the magnesium sulfate crystals.  Here a few possible remedies mentioned on WebMD: Arthritis… Read more

Lavender is an Ideal Freshening Fragrance: Strong then Gone

May 17, 2017 Lavender Uncategorized 0

An interesting characteristic of the lavender fragrance is that it can quickly freshen the home environment without producing a long-lasting overpowering scent.  You’ve probably been in a room where someone is using some type of freshener (room spray, plug-ins, candles, incense, etc.) that never quits.  (Think of the ubiquitous bayberry or vanilla candles around the holidays!) You smell it the minute you walk in and can smell it the entire time you’re in the room.  This… Read more