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How to make herbal shampoo bars with goat milk, nettles, and essential oils using the cold-process soapmaking method. This is a recipe from the Herbal Academy and includes guidance on how to use shampoo bars without ruining your hair.
How to plant a winter vegetable garden with crops to harvest throughout the cold season. Includes tips on when to sow and plant winter crops, growing both outdoors and undercover,…
Step-by-step instructions for how to build a wood pallet potting bench. This is an inexpensive unit that you can stand at to do gardening jobs like sowing seeds and potting plants. The shelf underneath is also great for storing gardening materials. DIY video included #gardeningproject #pallet #palletproject
Instructions for how to make herb-infused oil using healing plants beneficial for your skin. Includes six different methods that take anywhere from an hour to several weeks to produce—also, tips on using herb-infused oil for skincare and salves.
Grow a fall vegetable garden by sowing seeds for these 16 vegetables in July and August. Includes root veggies, salad greens, Asian greens, and information on sowing times, and long-day vs short-day veg #vegetablegarden #gardeningtips
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Here on Lovely Greens, I share ways to grow a beautiful garden filled with useful plants that you can use to make handmade soap, delicious food, and to create a natural plant-based home. Have fun browsing ideas and you can learn more about my ethos here
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Here on Lovely Greens, you’ll find fresh ideas for growing useful plants and creatively using them in the home and garden. That includes growing flowers for handmade soap, vegetables for homemade meals, and herbs for health. You’ll also find creative gardening ideas here and ways to organically garden on a budget. I truly believe that we can improve our lives, our communities, and the environment through growing and making our own. It’s all about connection!