Before we start, I would like to ask you a simple question – have you ever dreamed of your own little urban or windowsill garden? That dream may be closer to reality than you think with the following tips that allow you to buy a vegetable from the store once, then start to regrow it right in your own home!
Note: and, before you try this simple, but effective method, you should know that you need to be sure that the scraps you are using are with good quality and they are organic kitchen scraps. You can just go to the local supermarket and buy some vegetables for growing, or you can wait until you have a need for them in cooking some of your favorite meal. In all these vegetables, you will use the end of the vegetable with the white roots. This method is very simple! You just have to follow the simple instructions. Here’s what you need to do:
- ROMAINE LETTUCE
Here’s what you need to do – you should use the bottom of the lettuce! Yes, and it can help you grow a new lettuce. It’s very simple – you just have to put the stems in ½ inch of water and you will notice new leaves and roots after coming out just after a few days. Then, you should transplant the lettuce into soil. This method can be used for re-growing cabbage as well. You should definitely try this simple, but effective trick! And you won’t buy lettuce – ever again!
- BOK CHOY
It’s very simple – you just have to put the root ends of the plant in water and place it in a light area. After that, you should leave it for up to 2 weeks and then move them into soil.
How to grow your own carrots – it’s very simple! Just put carrot tops in a dish with little water and place the dish near a window. Note: you should know that carrot greens are a bit bitter, but they are excellent salad combination with vinegar and garlic. This means that you should definitely try this simple method!
Here’s what you need to do – just put basil cuttings, the ones that have stems (3 to 4 inches long), in water and place them in a light area. So, when the roots grow 2 inches, you can transfer them into a pot. Make sure you water them frequently so that you avoid slimy basil plants.
This is also very useful method – you just have to put cilantro stems in a glass of water and when they become long enough, transplant them into soil. Place them in a light area.
How to grow your own supply of celery – it’s very simple! You just have to cut the base of the celery bottom and put it in a low bowl and put the bowl in the sun. After 3 days, transfer it into soil. Yes, that’s it!
Here’s what you need to do – when you notice that new sprouts begin to grow from the garlic clove, put them in a pot with little water and after several days, transfer them into soil. New garlic sprouts have a mild flavor and they are excellent addition to pasta, salads, etc.
Yes, did you know that you can use scallion’s roots to re-grow new ones? Well, of course you can and it’s very simple – you just have to put an inch-long scallion root in a cup with water and put the cup in a well-lit area. And, that’s it! We really hope you enjoyed this article and don’t forget to share it with your friends and family. Thank You and take care!