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I'm Tanya, organic gardener, soap maker, beekeeper, and green living enthusiast.
Here on Lovely Greens you'll find fresh ideas for growing useful plants and creatively using them in the home. It could be growing flowers for handmade soap, vegetables for homemade meals, or herbs for health. I also share how you can connect with others, whether it's by growing in an allotment garden, sharing the harvest, or organizing a seed swap.
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