Monthly Archives: February 2007

Rose Absolute

The new rose scent is almost ready for testing. One ingredient is Bulgarian rose absolute from the variety of Rosa damascena called Kazanlak; the city of Kazanlak is located in the famous Rose Valley of Bulgaria where these fragrant deep … Continue reading

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New site format

The new site format is up but not all the scents are up yet and the cart is not accepting payments yet.  You might need to save the new link under your favorites if you have it there because the … Continue reading

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Spring Fever

It was 80 degrees here yesterday and 78 the day before. Beautiful! The daffodils are opening up.  The weather will turn cold again soon, but we always have a spring teaser like this in February. Worked on the rose yesterday. Gave it … Continue reading

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this ‘n that

I’m about halfway through the website re-format.  Still working on the rose and sandalwood scents. Just finally took a few minutes to plant sweet pea seeds.  We usually do it in fall but I’m hoping they’ll still be ok doing it … Continue reading

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Winter Garden

Most of the garden looks soggy and bedraggled this time of year, but we still have a few flowers: winter iris, cyclamen, violas, and lots of lovely camellias.  The stalks of dried grasses were nice too, but we just cut them down … Continue reading

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Rose, Sandalwood, and Programming

Just a quick update.  Working on the rose scent a bit more today, especially the balance in the rose accord between the deep rich notes and the brighter notes.  Want this to be feminine but not overly powdery.  Also working … Continue reading

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Fun EO Site

Here’s a fun site with interesting info on natural perfumery ingredients and their chemical constituents. This link has been given a few times before on various boards, but if you’ve not caught it before you might enjoy a peek. http://bojensen.net/EssentialOilsEng/EssentialOils.htm

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