Elderberry jelly recipe with elderberries, lemon juice, sugar, and pectin. Makes an excellent preserve that can be served in ... Read More about Rich and Sweet Elderberry Jelly Recipe
I'm Tanya, organic gardener, soap maker, beekeeper, and green living enthusiast.
On Lovely Greens you'll find fresh ideas for growing useful plants and creatively using them in the home. Growing flowers for handmade soap, vegetables for homemade meals, or herbs for health. You'll find plenty of gardening DIY projects here too.
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Instructions for making a natural Castile soap recipe with the simplest of ingredients. Also includes tips on how to harden ... Read More about Simple Castile Soap Recipe: how to make olive oil soap with just three ingredients
Vintage sinks are ready-made planters that even have a built-in drain. They're great for growing vegetables, flowers, and ... Read More about Creative Vintage Sink Planter Ideas
For a long-lasting display of spring blooms, layer bulbs in large pots and containers to create a bulb lasagne. This is a ... Read More about Easy tips for Layering bulbs to make a Bulb Lasagne
How to make a raised garden bed including guidance on the best sizes, types of wood, and what to fill them with to grow ... Read More about Simple tips for How to make a Raised Garden Bed
How I started Lovely Greens Handmade and tips to help you take your soap making hobby to the next level. Includes my five ... Read More about Tips for Starting a Soap Making Business
Edible perennial gardening is a way to grow delicious crops while saving time, money, and effort. Plant any of these 70+ ... Read More about Edible Perennial Gardening: plant these 70+ edibles once and harvest for years
Tips and ideas to start your urban homestead, a tiny farm in the backyard. Lack of land does not have to stop you from living ... Read More about 5 Tips to Start your Urban Homestead
Creative ways to use plants in soap making, including those for scent, exfoliation, decoration, and natural color As a ... Read More about Ways to use Plants in Soap Making