Live Simply, Grow Your Own, Make Natural Things
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. I truly believe that we can improve our lives, our communities, and the environment through growing and making our own.
A simple guide on how to make cold process soap the easy way. Includes information on each soap making step, temperatures, bringing soap to ‘trace’, molding, and curing soap. This is part four in the Natural Soap Making for Beginners series. Making cold process soap is the most common way…
Make this Soleseife soap recipe with seawater to create smooth, hard, and easy to un-mold bars. Use water collected from the beach or a homemade salty brine to make natural seawater soap.
Six steps to organizing a cluttered garden and shed using the KonMari Method from Marie Kondo. Includes how to approach tidying the garden with categories ranging from garden tools to garden plants. The photo just below is of my small garden shed some years ago. No joke. Well, I did joke about it to myself…
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Lovely Greens is where I share ideas for growing a garden and then using harvests in handmade soap, wholesome food, and more. Have fun browsing ideas and learning to live simply, grow your own, and make useful things.