Let’s make… Basil Pesto

Let's Make... Basil Pasto You’ll need: 2 Cups Fresh Basil leaves packed tightly / 1 Cup Basil and 1 Cup Baby Spinach ½ Cup Freshly grated Parmesan ½ Cup Olive Oil 1/3 Cup Pine Nuts 2 Teaspoons FINELY chopped garlic ¼ Teaspoon Salt 1/8 Teaspoon freshly ground Black...

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Herb of the Month: Basil

Herb of the Month: Basil Basil is a warming restorative aromatic herb supporting the strengthening of nerve tissue increasing and improving memory. Drinking a cup of tea assists when struggling to study. In India Basil is taken as a beverage with honey for promoting...

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Let’s Cook… Lemon-Lavender Chicken

Let's Get Cooking... Lemon-Lavender Chicken Ingredients: 15ml Dried Lavender Zest and Juice of 1 Lemon 30ml Olive Oil 30ml Honey 4 Bone-in, Skin-on Chicken Breasts Method: Whisk all ingredients together well Pour over chicken and let stand overnight Bake at 180®C for...

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Let’s Bake… Lavender Rusks

Let's Bake: Lavender Rusks🌿. Rusk Ingredients: 1kg Self-Raising Flour 3 Sprigs (about 8cm each) of Lavender 250g Butter 200ml Sugar 320ml Buttermilk 10ml Baking Powder 2 Eggs 5ml Salt 25ml Oil. Method: Dry the fresh Lavender in the oven for about 20 min @ about 100®C...

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The story of Lavender Lane

The Story of Lavender Lane. Cultivated by man for more than 2500 years, Lavender is still a very popular herb. Used for perfume, bathing, cooking, repelling insects, stress relieve and more! Walking Lavender Lane at The Herb Farm will be an all-encompassing treatment...

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How to Grow Lavender

HOW TO GROW LAVENDER Planting in the garden All lavender varieties like full sun and soil that drains well. Plant compact varieties 45cm apart and larger varieties 90cm apart to allow air to circulate between the plants Planting in pots Use a potting mix that drains...

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