How To Regrow Your Kitchen Scraps

You will be surprised to learn ways that you can regrow food from kitchen scraps. Our post includes how to regrow herbs in water and a video tutorial. Get the details now.

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There’s little more in this world that beats growing something from scratch. There is a sense of pride in watching it grow!

If that sounds like you, you’ll be excited to learn that you can actually save a ton of money and do your bit for the planet by reusing your kitchen scraps to magically regrow endless food.This Infographic from Cooking Stoned is very comprehensive and shows the variety that you can regrow. Onions, Celery, Garlic, Ginger, Mushrooms, Tomatoes and more.

If you want to know what likes to be planted together, be sure that you check out our Companion Planting post too. It takes all the guesswork out and has lots of helpful information.

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Regrow Food Kitchen Scraps Video

We have found an excellent video on Youtube and you can see how you can grow your kitchen scraps. The Creator shows you the results from days to weeks to months down the track. It’s a great way to see how quickly they root. Click Play above ^

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Aqua Farm - Fish Farm -A fish tank and garden all in one! Grow your own herbs and vegetables with this clever aquaponic farm. As your fish produces natural waste, it becomes fertiliser for the plants above. This three-gallon tank is the perfect home for a fish and up to six plants (plus whatever aquatic plants you choose to add to the tank itself) – get yours ordered now!

A fish tank and garden all in one! Grow your own herbs and vegetables with this clever aquaponic farm. As your fish produces natural waste, it becomes fertilizer for the plants above.

This three-gallon tank is the perfect home for a fish and up to six plants (plus whatever aquatic plants you choose to add to the tank itself) – get yours ordered now and be sure you keep scrolling to see the 7 herbs that you can grow in water. They are avaiable on Amazon and you can get yours here
7 Herbs that will grow in water

Did you know that you can regrow the following herbs in water? Well according to Homemade by Jade, the following will flourish.

  • Oregano
  • Basil
  • Sage
  • Thyme
  • Rosemary
  • Stevia
  • Peppermint

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We were thrilled to come across this excellent and in depth article on don’t waste the crumbs where they explain how you can regrow all your favorite veggies in water.

They outline 10 popular vegetables including carrot greens, leeks, lettuce, lemongrass, green onions, garlic, chives, fennel, cabbage, and bok choy. They have instructions and also further advice on what else you can regrow.

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via don’t waste the crumbs

10 Foods That You Can Regrow

  • avocado
  • basil
  • beets
  • cilantro
  • ginger
  • lemon balm
  • mint
  • mushrooms
  • onions (white/yellow/red)
  • parsnips
  • pineapple
  • potatoes
  • rosemary
  • sweet potatoes
  • turnips

You can also save the seeds/pits from apples, cherries, lemons, nectarines, peaches, peppers (sweet and hot), plums, pumpkins, and tomatoes to grow your own new vegetables.

Vertical Onion Planter

via Aunty Dogmas

You can also have an endless supply of Onions by using a Plastic Bottle. Simply cut the neck off and then cut holes that will be bulb size all around the container. You will then layer the dirt and bulbs.

Aunty Dogmas suggests popping in a sunny spot on your windowsill. Apparently within days you will see some action. Want more? Learn how to grow Mushrooms here.

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