A Woman’s Garden, Grow Beautiful Plants and Make Useful things

A Woman’s Garden, a new book from Tanya Anderson of Lovely Greens, covers seven categories of useful plants, over thirty-five plant-based projects and recipes, and features women gardeners and their growing spaces

I am incredibly excited to reveal that I’ve been working on a beautiful new book for you. A Woman’s Garden Grow Beautiful Plants and Make Useful Things infuses the grow-your-own philosophy with creative ways to use what you grow. Herbalism, skincare, natural dyeing, and beautiful food. It will truly get your creative plant-based juices flowing!

The heart of A Woman’s Garden is sharing inspiring ways to use the power of plants for home and health — with helpful growing advice and step-by-step instructions for creating over 35 inspiring projects and recipes from your garden. It also introduces you to eight women who specialize in growing a particular type of plant. You’ll meet a home herbalist from Germany, an edible flower farmer from England, and a natural textile artist who grows her own dye plants. They show the possibilities of growing and making your own and that you can do it too.

A Woman's Garden, a new book from Tanya Anderson of Lovely Greens, covers seven categories of useful plants, over thirty-five plant-based projects and recipes, and features women gardeners and their growing spaces #gardeningtips #diy
You’ll learn about growing plants for skincare, food, medicine, home, and natural dyeing

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A Woman’s Garden presents Creative Plant-based Makes

Gardens grow more than just pretty flowers. They grow well-being and a deeper connection with nature. Gardens can also produce plant material for creating homemade skincare, natural dyes, artisan crafts, delicious foods and beverages, and medicines–homegrown ways to create a wholesome lifestyle.

Making things with your hands and heart, and then sharing the fruits of your labors with friends and family, is both satisfying and soul-stirring. Learn how to grow dozens of plants and then transform them into gorgeous items to nurture yourself or gift to others, including:

A Woman's Garden, a new book from Tanya Anderson of Lovely Greens, covers seven categories of useful plants, over thirty-five plant-based projects and recipes, and features women gardeners and their growing spaces #gardeningtips #diy
A Woman’s Garden Table of Contents
  • Using onion skins to dye wool
  • Alkanet root and lavender soap
  • Soapwort multipurpose cleaner
  • Rose petal facial mist
  • Edible flower ice cubes
  • Healing calendula skin salve
  • Paper mache leaf lanterns
  • Chamomile tincture
  • Gardening projects, including a herb spiral, strawberry pallet planter, and more
How to make edible flower ice cubes to preserve pretty blossoms for summery drinks. From the book, A Woman's Garden by Tanya Anderson #edibleflowers #plantbased
In the edible flower chapter, you’ll learn simple tips on how to make edible flower ice cubes

Growing plants for home and health

In A Woman’s Garden, you’ll be introduced to seven categories of useful plants and ways to grow them in gardens large and small. Plus, meet inspiring women gardeners from around the globe who grow and use edibles, herbs, and flowers to create natural products you can make, too. Find inspiration, healing, health, and happiness right outside your own backdoor with A Woman’s Garden.

Projects in A Woman’s Garden include ways to use edible flowers, plant-based dyes, and natural beauty products