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.
Food That Magically Regrows Itself
via Cooking Stoned
This Infographic from Cooking Stoned shows the variety you can regrow. Onions, Celery, Garlic, Ginger, Mushrooms, Tomatoes and more.
If you want to know what should be planted together, check out our Companion Planting post too. It takes all the guesswork out and has lots of helpful information.
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 ^
Self Cleaning Fish Tank
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). They are available on Amazon.
7 Herbs You Can Regrow In Water
via Homemade By Jade
Did you know that you can regrow the following herbs in water? Well according to Homemade by Jade the following will flourish.
10 Foods That Regrow In Water
via Don’t Waste The Crumbs
They outline 10 popular vegetables including carrot greens, leeks, lettuce, lemongrass, green onions, garlic, chives, fennel, cabbage, and bok choy. They have instructions and advice on what else you can regrow.
10 Foods That You Can Regrow
- lemon balm
- onions (white/yellow/red)
- sweet potatoes
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.
Grow Onions In Plastic Bottle
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.