Make classic apple pie with a rich buttery crust and red-fleshed apples. The vibrant crimson color of the apples takes ... Read More about Classic Apple Pie with a Homegrown Twist
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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Tips on how to plant bare roses including what they are, what to expect when the roses arrive from the grower, and when and ... Read More about How to plant Bare Root Roses
Ten of the best pumpkins to grow for eating including the type used to make Libby's pumpkin puree. Also, tips on the best ... Read More about The Best Pumpkins to grow for Eating
Recipe and instructions for how to make cold process peppermint soap with essential oil and peppermint leaves. It will make ... Read More about Cold Process Peppermint Soap Recipe + Instructions
Tips on how to create a wildflower cottage garden from seed, with perennials, or by cultivating wild plants. A planting style ... Read More about How to Create a Wildflower Cottage Garden
Tips for how to create an English cottage garden, including classic plants and flowers, planting methods, and money-saving ... Read More about How to Create an English Cottage Garden
Step-by-step instructions for how to propagate rosemary from stem cuttings. Includes when and how to take cuttings, ... Read More about How to Propagate Rosemary from Stem Cuttings
A printable Fall Gardening Checklist including autumn gardening tasks for plant care, soil care, garden tools, wildlife ... Read More about Fall Gardening Checklist (printable garden tasks to prepare for winter)
Soil that's too acidic or too alkaline can create a challenging environment for crops to grow. Here's the easiest way to test ... Read More about The Easiest Way to Test Soil pH and Amend it