Dozens of new Basil plants for cheap Keep pots of basil alive by planting the strongest plants into their own pots. Grow ... Read More about Clever gardening hack: How to grow Supermarket Basil
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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Grow your own sweetly scented sweet peas They're deeply fragrant, easy to grow, and make beautiful cut flowers. Here's six ... Read More about 6 Easy Tips for growing Sweet Peas
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