Nowadays people are more aware of the importance of vegetables for their overall health. Unfortunately, vegetables go bad fast and therefore we offer you a simple and cheap solution to this problem.
Here is a list of the vegetables you can grow at home and tips of how to re-grow them in endless supplies:
If you keep this early spring plant properly, it can produce up to 2 or 25-years old crowns every year. If you want faster effects you can use the crowns since the seeds need a few years to mature. You should also know that if you waterlog this vegetable it will rot.
You can re-grow sprouts by using garlic cloves. A small garlic clove can give you even more than ten garlic cloves. Their taste is milder so you can add them to various dishes, pasta, and salads.
When they sprout put them into a glass of water and keep the glass either outside or on the windowsill. When the sprouts reach a couple of inches, replant them in a larger pot. After a couple of days, you will notice the first leaves. When the leaves get brown or when they start to fall, you can pick the garlic.
You can re-grow carrots by using carrot tops. Put them into a dish with water and place it in a well-lit room or on a windowsill. Their taste may be bitter but in order to sweeten them mix the carrots with vinegar or garlic and add them to salads.
4. Bok Choy
Put the roots of this cabbage into water and place them in a well-lit room. Let them stay there for several weeks. Then, plant the vegetable in a pot with soil and soon you will notice the new lettuce head.
5. Romaine Lettuce
Use the bottom of a lettuce head to grow new lettuce. Put its stumps into a half-inch of water and as soon as you notice new leaves and roots, replant the vegetable in a pot with soil or in your garden. You can use the same method to grow cabbage as well.
Use scallion roots to re-grow new scallions. Place an inch of them into a glass of water and put it into a well-lit room. Soon you will notice the new scallions and you can pick them when they are about 5 inches long.
Celery bottoms can be used for re-growing new celery. Cut off its base and put it into a saucer or shallow bowl. It should be exposed to direct sunlight. Soon you will notice new leaves in the middle of the base. You can replant them in fertile soil after three days.
Place cilantro stems in a glass of water. As soon as they become longer plant them in a pot with soil and place it into a room with ample lighting. New plants will emerge in a couple of months.
Take basil clippings and put their 4 inches long stems into a glass of water. Expose the glass to direct sunlight and when the roots reach 2 inches replant them in a pot. Basil needs to be watered regularly otherwise it will become too slimy.
10. Globe Artichoke
You should harvest artichokes only if they have fuzzy purple flowers. In order to grow this plant, you need well-drained soil and a lot of sunlight.
Plant around 30 artichokes of 36 inches, separately in rows in well-drained soil and place them to direct sunlight. Make sure you have amended the soil with two inches of compost before planting the artichokes.
Use high-nitrogen to fertilize the soil every month. You can harvest this plant both in spring and fall. Make sure you harvest the flower buds only when the stalk is extended and the buds are not opened.
You will benefit a lot from growing these plants at home.