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Lovely Greens · 1d ago

Annatto Seed Soap Recipe

Vivid orange soap using all natural ingredients Though there are a lot of dyes that you can use to colour soap, it’s often roots, herbs, and seeds that create the most beautiful shades. Alka...
Lovely Greens · 6d ago

Frugal Gardening Idea: Create Wood Chip Garden Paths

A solution for keeping weeds down between raised beds Six years ago I watched as a fellow allotment gardener laid down chipped wood paths between their raised beds. I thought at the time tha...
Lovely Greens · 1W ago

DIY Pallet Wood Potting Bench

Use a wood pallet to create a potting bench If you’re frugally minded then pallet wood, and pallets themselves, can be a versatile and useful material. I’ve used them to make strawberry plan...
Lovely Greens · 1W ago

Growing tiny Red & Yellow Currant Tomatoes

Hundreds of Marble and Pearl sized tomatoes If you’ve not yet heard of ‘Red Currant‘ and ‘Yellow Currant‘ tomatoes then you’re in for a treat. These unusual heirloom plants are the ancestors...
Lovely Greens · 2W ago

DIY Garden Edging using Pruned Raspberry Canes

Create attractive garden edging with free materials Did you know that if you google ‘use raspberry canes’ or even ‘raspberry canes diy’ that absolutely no ideas come up? Every gardener who g...
Lovely Greens · 2W ago

Recipe for Natural Rose Geranium Soap coloured with Alkanet Root

Naturally coloured purple with Alkanet Root In this rose-geranium soap recipe you’ll use the natural colouring properties of Alkanet root, scent from my favourite essential oil, and dried ro...
Lovely Greens · 3W ago

Organic Gardening: How to use Black Plastic to Kill Weeds

Black plastic laid on the ground will kill weeds Once the excitement of starting a new garden wears off for beginner gardeners, the questions begin. One of the most common is ‘What’s the fir...
Lovely Greens · 3W ago

Honey & Lavender Soap Recipe + Instructions

Scented with lavender oil & caramelized honey When it comes to making handmade soap I like to keep it simple. Natural colors, real flowers and herbs, and plant-dervived scents. This recipe f...
Lovely Greens · 3W ago

101 Organic Gardening Hacks + Giveaway

A tome of clever ideas for the crafty & frugal gardener As an organic gardener I’m always trying to learn new ways to grow a nutritious and beautiful garden on the cheap. Gardening is one of...
Lovely Greens · 4W ago

Late January in the Allotment Garden

January is when your allotment looks like a building site At least, that’s the case with mine. The earth is bare, the two raised beds are dug and I have a pile of wood and black plastic cove...