Dried lavender - schools
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Dried lavender for schools

dried lavenderDried lavender is becoming more and more popular and we have had many enquiries from schools.

If you are a school, you can order our dried lavender (or other products) against a County Council order posted to:


Daisy Gifts Ltd
1 Sutton Drove Cottages
Sutton Drove
Seaford
BN25 3NG
 (Don’t forget to add our 3.99 standard UK delivery charge, and please include the contact details of the individual placing the order in case of any queries.)

Or email it to sales@daisygifts.co.uk

Project ideas with dried lavender

We have dealt with many schools recently who were using dried lavender to make their own potpourri and lavender bags.

Dried lavender is often tied in with hands on history projects, particularly the medieval and Tudor periods. This is because in times past, it was not possible to keep homes and bodies quite as fresh as they are today, and many people used potpourri and lavender bags to improve their environment. They have been very popular right up to Victorian times, and are currently experiencing a resurgence as people become more interested in home crafts.

Simple projects for primary school children might involve cutting a circle of scrap fabric about 9” (25cm) diameter, filling with a handful of dried lavender (about 15-20g), and tying with a ribbon. This will provide a lovely fragrant gift which could tie in with Mothers Day, or history lessons or to sell for fundraising. If you use our fragrant dried lavender, no other ingredients are needed.

Older children may be able to sew their own drawstring bags. A rectangular bag 10x12cm will hold about 25g of dried lavender.

A simple traditional potpourri can be made using equal quantities of dried lavender and rose buds. Some people add a few drops of rose fragrance oil to balance the fragrance, but we recommend that this is omitted for primary school children, or perhaps this stage could be carried out by an adult. Please feel free to contact us for more guidance.

Older children could experiment with various other dried flowers & botanicals: cinnamon sticks for Christmas, orange slices for the kitchen, chamomile to soothe.
 

Buy dried lavender online

Dried lavender is available loose, and the more you buy, the better the price.
Our larger (1Kg+) pack sizes are available at a wholesale price to all.

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More dried lavender pages

Links to related products....

Culinary lavender for cooking projects   |   Dried lavender loose

Dried flowers & botanicals overview

A wide choice of hand-filled lavender bags

Lavender bunches

Dried rose buds
Red, pink and burgundy available in a selection of weights. (Mix with dried lavender for a simple potpourri)

Cornflower mix with lavender and rose petals.

Dried cornflower petals

A wide selection of ready made pot pourri including lavender fragrance.

Good prices on lavender oil in 10ml and 50ml sizes

Dried rose petals
A selection of weights and colours.

To buy our dried lavender online

To buy our loose dried lavender, just click on an enter shop links above which take you to our online shop (www.DaisyShop.co.uk) with secure card payment.
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“Thank you - my package arrived safely today smelling gorgeous :-) ”
S.R., Swansea


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Top 3 dried lavender uses in schools

1. Make into lavender bags for fundraising.
2. Mothers Day projects.
3. Key Stage 2 Tudors project - nosegays and strewing herbs.

Check out Ruth’s
Dried Flower Craft blog
for lots of makes using dried lavender including this no sew, no tie lavender bag using elasticated bracelets
no sew no tie lavender bag

Dried lavender ebook
1.53 with recipes & makes

Dried lavender craft

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