Let Us Share Our Passion With You!

Welcome to Leven K Lavender, relax and take a look around and see why we love Lavender.

Our Love of Lavender!

If nothing else the enjoyment from growing such a beautiful plant is reward enough on its own.

Here is the Farm Gate!

The best time to visit the farm is between November and February. Please phone ahead so we can give you the attention you deserve.

Lavender has it's uses!

The lavender grown on our farm is used both for culinary uses in cooking, & for craft & household purposes. The lavender is harvested by hand using a traditional sickle.

About

Leven K Lavender is located 11 km from the southern Queensland town of Inglewood. Our property is located on the Cunningham Highway between the major centres of Warwick and Goondiwindi. Our main income is lucerne production and our passion is lavender. Welcome to Leven K Lavender. Let us share our passion with you!

FACT

1In early times Romans used the lavender flower to scent their homes, in the bath, to ward off insects and even cook with.

FACT

2Queen Victoria used to require that her furniture be polished with a lavender-based solution, and she also sipped tea infused with lavender to settle her stomach and ease her headaches.

FACT

3The scent of lavender deters mice, flies, mosquitos and other pests. Lavendar also comes from the same family as mint and has been used for more than 2500 years.

FACT

4The name Lavender comes from the Latin verb, “lavare,” which means to wash. Back in the Elizabethan times, when baths weren’t common practice, lavender was used to perfume clothes and bed linen. 

Award Winning Lavender Oil

Inglewood Lavender producers Matthew and Kellie Oxenford from Leven K Lavender have once again attained FIRST place at the 20th annual Australian Lavender Growers Association Inc. (TALGA) for two different lavender essential oils. The 20th Annual Conference was held in Ballarat VIC on the 15th & 16th April 2015. The competition is held annually to encourage members to achieve proficiency in both scientific and olfactory analysis. The awards encourage best practice approach to the management of the raw product. TALGA, Australia’s premier, not for profit lavender association continues to promote a Best Practices concept that covers everything from farm business techniques, label design, oil distillation practices and product presentation. Matthew & Kellie are absolutely delighted to once again receive this recognition for their Lavender oils. Previously winning the award for their angustifolia oils in 2005, 2007, 2008 & once again in 2015 has confirmed the place of Leven K Lavender as a top quality lavender oil producing business in Australia.

1st prize for Lavandula angustifolia ‘Maillette’ – Lavandula angustifolia oils are considered as ‘perfume’ grade oils, with low camphor and a sweet honey like perfume.
1st prize for Lavandula intermedia ‘Riverina Thomas’ (medium camphor)

 

 

Our shed shop is open to the public by appointment only.  Of course it is always better to visit when the Lavender is flowering at its peak between November and February. We love to have GROUPS VISIT and we are able to organise lavender morning teas AND lunches for large groups for a reasonable price.