10 Vegetables You Can Grow From Scraps

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Want to know what vegetables you can grow again? Forget the seeds, you won’t even need them with these options! Just stick them in the ground (or a cup) and watch them grow! Here’s the 101:

10 Vegetables You Can Grow From Scraps

You don’t always have to start from seeds when it comes to growing vegetables! In fact, quite a few of them can grow again – all you need is the stalk! Just check out the infographic and advice below!

10 Vegetables You Can Grow From Scraps

Thank you desima for this amazing infographic!

10 Veggies You Can Grow Again

All you’ll need is a part of these vegetables and you can start growing them again. Start with which level of difficulty you are most comfortable with!

Easy Vegetables To Regrow


Growing Garlic | 10 Vegetables You Can Grow From Scraps

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Use a budding clove or the whole bulb. Fill the cup so it just covers the bottom of the cloves.


Growing Lettuce | 10 Vegetables You Can Grow From Scraps

Take the lettuce base. Place it in water that is two fingers deep. Once the lettuce has some roots, you can plant it in soil.


Growing Carrots | 10 Vegetables You Can Grow From Scraps

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Cut off the top 2 inches from the crown of one carrots. Submerge the carrot top in water.


Cut Basil

Take 3 or 4 stems (10 cm in height) and place them in a glass of water. Once the roots are around 5 cm long, pot up individual stems into pots.

Medium Level Vegetables To Regrow

Lemon Grass

Growing Lemongrass | 10 Vegetables You Can Grow From Scraps

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Choose plants that look like they have some life left in them and cut the tops off. It should grow roots in 2-3 weeks. Change the water every couple of days.

Green Onions

How to Grow Green Onions

Green onions are very similar to lemongrass, all you need is water and light, and they’ll keep growing! Click here for the step by step.


Growing Celery

Cut off the celery basement. Submerge the basement in water for 3 days. After that, you can plant it in a pot.


Growing Onion | 10 Vegetables You Can Grow From Scraps

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Chop off the onion bottom with all the roots still intact. Allow to dry for a few hours in a well-ventilated area. Fill the starter pot with soil and create an indentation in the center to cradle the onion. Make sure it has good contact with the soil.

Hard Vegetables To Regrow


Growing Avocado | 10 Vegetables You Can Grow From Scraps

Pierce the pit with four toothpicks and place the avocado seed half submerged in a glass of water. When the stem is 6-7 inches long, cut it back to about 3 inches, this will encourage new growth. When it hits 6-7 inches again, pot it up.

Click here for step by step avocado growing details here.

Sweet Potato

Sweet Potato | 10 Vegetables You Can Grow From Scraps

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Cut the sweet potato in half and pierce it with four toothpicks. Place it in a glass of water. Plant each shoot, and you will have a lot of them from only one plant.


Growing Pineapple | 10 Vegetables You Can Grow From Scraps

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Extract the pineapple crown. Put it in a glass of water and change the water every few days. Once roots appear, plant the pineapple in a fast draining potting soil.

Does this make you want to check your fridge as to what vegetables you have? Let us know what you think in the comments below! :)

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