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    Use herbs, flowers, and plant extracts to make handmade and natural beauty products #beauty

    Natural Beauty Products using Herbs, Flowers, and Plant Extracts

    Koeksisters Recipe - a traditional South African donut made with a simple dough and sweet, spiced syrup #donut

    Koeksisters Recipe – a Traditional South African Donut

    Dark Chocolate Bacon Truffles Recipe - sweet, salty, nutty and surprisingly divine! #bacon

    Dark Chocolate Bacon Truffles Recipe…that’s right, BACON

    Tips for growing the Edible Garden - planning, sowing, growing, and harvesting from your Kitchen Garden #kitchengarden

    Let’s Get Sowing! Tips for Growing the Edible Garden

    A Visit to Isle of Man Goats | Lovely Greens

    A Visit to Isle of Man Goats

    Use rose petals to make your own natural Rose Water. As a facial toner it soothes inflammation, tightens pores, and smells amazing #beauty

    Making Wild Rose Water

    Hedgerow Jelly Recipe ~ a versatile preserve that you can make using your choice of Blackberries, Raspberries, Elderberries, Damsons, Rose-hips and more #jelly

    Hedgerow Jelly Recipe

    Natural Soapmaking Series - part 1: ingredients

    Natural Soapmaking for Beginners – Ingredients

    Recipe for Elderberry Syrup - can be used as a delicious dessert topping or as a natural anti-flu medicine #berries

    Elderberry Syrup Recipe

    How to make Natural Soap Series: Part 2 of 4 - Equipment and Safety. You can make handmade soap in the comfort of your kitchen but will need a few pieces of kit before you start. This post outlines the equipment and safety aspects of cold-process soap making and also provides links as to where you can purchase items online #lovelygreens #soap

    Natural Soapmaking for Beginners – Equipment & Safety

    17 Creative Decor Ideas & Recipes for Celebrating Autumn - fun, festive, and delicious! #holidays

    Festive Autumn ~ 17 Creative Ideas & Recipes for Celebrating the Season

    Rum Shrub Recipe - a British rum liqueur infused with citrus and spices. It's delicious on its own or in mixed drinks! #liqueur

    Shrub Recipe ~ Rum Infused with Autumn Spices

    Classic Pecan Pie Recipe - Tips and Recipe for the Perfect Pie from Lovely Greens #pie

    Pecan Pie Recipe – Tips and Recipe for the Perfect Pie

    In Britain it's more traditional to carve turnips than pumpkins for Halloween! Here's how to carve one of your own into a glowing candle votive...just perfect for Autumn parties

    Carving Turnips for Hop tu Naa

    Sourdough pancakes are tangy, sweet, and a delicious twist to a Sunday morning staple #breakfast

    Sourdough Pancake Recipe

    Gardening on Budget - tips on how to save money and increase yields of homegrown veggies #gardening

    DIY Homesteading: Gardening on a Budget
    • The Green Lady
      The Green Lady

      Hi Tanya, you have so many great posts. I google edible wildflowers in images the other day and your montage came up. It's all such a great help with my community development gardening work! x

    • Tanya @ Lovely Greens
      Tanya @ Lovely Greens

      Thank you so much for your message! It's really made my day knowing that I've helped you out and that you're so pleased with my posts that you've left feedback. Have a fantastic day Green Lady :) x

    Have you ever wondered if you could live a comfortable and modern life without paying an electricity bill? Dani from Eco Footprint ~ South Africa shares how she and her family do it using power from solar ovens, solar panels, and hand-powered tools.

    DIY Homesteading: Off-Grid Living

    Build your own hen house with these tips on what is needed: roosts, ventilation, entries, nesting boxes, and more #chickens

    Building a Permanent Chicken Coop

    Recipe for Elderflower and Vanilla Jelly - a delicate topping for toast, cakes, and desserts #jelly

    Elderflower & Vanilla Jelly Recipe

    Keeping Goats on a Self-Sufficient Homestead - tips on breeds, care, and personal experience from a goat farmer

    DIY Homesteading: Self-Sufficient Goat Keeping

    Swedish Meatballs recipe - an easy and comforting dish that will please the whole family #comfortfood

    Swedish Meatballs Recipe

    Delicious and moist gluten-free Chocolate Cupcakes...with a secret ingredient! #glutenfree

    Gluten-free Chocolate Cupcakes…with a Secret Ingredient

    Extracting natural blue pigment from the leaves of the Woad plant. The pigment has traditionally been used to dye wool but it can also be used in naturally colouring soap.

    Extracting Woad…a Natural Blue Pigment

    Use fresh rhubarb to make sweet muffins perfect with a dollop of yoghurt and strawberry jam #muffins

    Strawberry & Rhubarb Muffin Recipe

    Create new plants by taking cuttings and encouraging them to grow roots. This how-to shows you how to propagate Soft Fruit including Raspberries, Thornless Blackberries, Redcurrants, Blackcurrants, and more!!

    How to Propagate Soft Fruit