Instead of being a slave to supermarkets, why not try your hand at re-growing some of the following vegetables easily in your own home?
Vegetables are such an important part of a balanced diet, and a great and preventing illness, but many people complain of the expensive cost of buying fresh all of the time.
With this simple guide, you can easily grow your own vegetables at home and never have to worry about the cost again.
Re-plant your asparagus crowns in moist, but not overly watered soil and they can continue producing shoots for up to 25 years.
Garlic is absolutely full of important compounds for a healthy body, you really can’t get enough of it. Having a ready supply is something every household needs. To re-plant garlic, wait for it to sprout and place in a glass of water on a windowsill. Once the sprout has grown to a few inches long, re-plant in soil. Plant in a fertilised pot with plenty of room and pick the garlic just as the leaves begin to fall off.
Use the tops of the carrots with the sprouts attached to regrow. Place in a dish of water (enough to cover the carrots) and place on a well-lit windowsill.
Use the roots of bok choy placed in a dish or glass covered with water and keep in a well lit room.
Once the roots have started to re-grow, transfer into soil where a new head of lettuce will begin grow.
Place the bottom stump of the lettuce in water and wait for it to sprout. Once sprouted, re-plant in soil where a new lettuce will form.
Use the hard bottom part of the celery to re-grow. Place in a shallow dish of water in the sun or somewhere hot where it should spout, then transfer to soil.
Place the root of the scallions in a glass of water in a well lit room where they can be picked when the roots are several inches long.
Use the unused roots of the cilantro in a glass of water in a well lit room to allow them to sprout. Once sprouted they can be transferred to soil to complete the re-growth.
Chop around 4 inches of stem off the bottom of the basil plant and place in a glass of water. The roots will grow and they can be transferred into a plant pot.
Use the stone of the avocado, suspended by a piece of string or skewers a couple of inches over a glass of water. It should be placed somewhere hot ideally in the sun. After a week it should sprout where it can be transferred to soil to complete the growth.
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