We normally tend to throw away fruits and vegetables steam seeds and butts in the trash. But ever thought of giving them a new life by re-growing at home into plants? Here are some tips to help you get started.
Try not to waste those food scraps, they can easily develop into new living. The stems, butts, and seeds from numerous bought vegetables can be transformed into a new yield with soil, water, and daylight just with little ability. Here are 5 store-bought vegetables to grow organically at home.
Ginger is typically used for cooking, healthy drinks, and tea. Antioxidant and other stimulating properties in ginger help treat inflammation, reduce pain, and prevent different types of infection. If you have bought a big chunk of ginger and have used just enough for your recipe, instead of tossing it in the garbage, simply use the other half of your ginger to plant a new one. Start by soaking the ginger with warm water overnight, plant the soaked ginger 1-2 inches deep into a wide pot containing moist soil. Water lightly. Place the pot in a warm and bright room. After a month you will have small pieces of new ginger plants.
Potatoes are one of the easiest and quickest vegetables to grow at home. They are rich in nutrients and cheap to grow all year long. When we tend to buy potatoes at times, we end up getting an odd one out and getting rid of them. Instead of throwing them away, just take the tossed potatoes and plant them 2-3 feet apart, in covered soil. Ensure to water them and place them in sunlight.
Most herbs are incredibly simple to grow and growing them in a container or a jar is a direct undertaking as long as you give a lot of light and replace the water every 1-2 days. Whether you are growing basil, rosemary, parsley, or cilantro, first you will require a jar. Fill the jar with filter water. Cut or remove the leaves from the bottom of the stem and place the cut portion in the jar. After 2 weeks the roots will start to form and plant the rooted herb in the pot.
Celery is a great source of antioxidants, reduces inflammation, and is rich in vitamins and minerals. Simply cut 2-3 inches from the base of stalked celery. Put the chopped celery in the jar, fill it up with water, and place it under sunlight. Once the roots start to form, transfer the rooted celery to the pot with prepared soil. Keep the soil moist for quick results.
Who doesn’t love carrots? They are rich in minerals, vitamins, fibers and contain a variety of nutrients. Carrots are also extremely easy to grow and have a fast turnaround time. Cut the top and place the carrot in a small container with an inch of water. Place it under the sunlight and change the water every other day. Once the top of the carrot sprouts, plant the tops in the pot with prepared soil.
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Writer - Gargie Kejriwal www.fromylens.com