Uses of dried lavender
Our dried lavender and other dried flowers are becoming more and more popular and we have had many enquiries from a range of different individuals and companies.
See our Facebook and Twitter pages to see the gossip!
We are also on Pinterest and Instagram.
Customers include Disney (live action Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin and Nutcracker).
We recently sold lots of dried flower bunches and confetti petals to Mamma Mia 2.
TV production companies including The Durrells, Call the Midwife, Home Fires, Escape to the Chateau, Mr Selfridge
Country Living magazine buy bits and bobs for photo shoots.
We have even sold our loose dried lavender to a lady who fills tights to use as a shoe freshener. She also buys cotton lavender pouches and uses them to scent her own hand-stitched cushions which she sells.
Cath Kidston Ltd has bought loose lavender from us in bulk, to make into bags made with vintage fabrics, and we have sold to various mail order catalogues including Toast.
Schools and guides buy our lavender for making Mothers Day and Christmas fundraising gifts. Schools are also buying dried rose buds and rose petals for use in potpourri making to tie in with medieval history.
We recently collaborated with a company developing botanical sachets for hotels in South Korea.
There is a wedding organiser in Rhodes that is happy to throw it (or rose petals) out of a microlite aircraft as confetti.
There are a vintage clothes shops and a quality woollen carpet shop that use our lavender bags as a natural moth repellant.
Another business uses our lavender bags as a natural fragrancer for hotwater bottles.
We have sold lavender bags to the Courtauld Gallery and Royal Yacht Britannia.
One large homewares designer buys our loose dried lavender by the sackload, and another buys our large cotton pouches by the hundred to sell via their catalogue.
Our mini organza lavender bags make popular laundry favours. Another lady with an ironing company gives them out as a free gift.
Our culinary lavender (dried) has become very popular for making a relaxing bedtime drink.
Talking of relaxing bedtimes there is a London bed company that uses our lavender to put in bags as a free gift to promote their range.
We have sold thousands of lavender bags large and small to two international banks who have used them as staff gifts and garden party favours.
We have many ladies who are buying our dried lavender to fill their own beautiful handmade bags to sell at markets and fundraisers.
We sell lavender bags by the hundred as wedding favours, and lavender bunches to make wedding decorations. We are sometimes asked to fill our empty organza bags with rose buds or petals for such occasions.
What will you use yours for?