Some vegetables are very expensive and cannot find through the entire year and they not even healthy. So, it was really good to start growing your own food.
Here are 10 vegetables that are really easy to grow and this is how to regrow them:
This is one of the most well-known and most covered early spring vegetables. This vegetable keeps producing up to 25 years. If you want to grow this faster, you have to use the crowns as this seed needs a few years to mature. It has a high tendency to rot, so don’t waterlog it.
You can regrow sprouts with garlic cloves and a little clove can produce you more than 10 garlic cloves. With garlic cloves, you can add milder taste to your salads, pasta, and other dishes.
Take one of the cloves and without peeling it wait for it to sprout and once they sprout put them in a cup of water and keep the cup on the windowsill or outside. They’ll extent to a couple of inches and then replant these sprouts. You can see its leaves in just a few days if you use a larger pot and a fertile soil. Once can pick the garlic once the leaves turn to brown and started to fall.
In case of regrowing them, use the tops of carrots and leave it with a dish of water and keep it on a window sill or in a well-lit room.
Even though it brings little bit bitter taste, you can make them sweet with the help of vinegar and garlic which can be added to salads.
- Bok Choy
Take the root ends of the Chinese cabbage and put it into a water dish and leave it in a well-lit room for couple of weeks. Then transfer the vegetable into a soil pot to grow a new head of lettuce. If you and regrow them in a cycle, your family can have a steady ready bok choy to harvest weekly.
- Romaine Lettuce
By using the bottom part of a lettuce head, you can produce a new lettuce. First put stumps of it in a half inch of water. Transfer it to the garden or in a pot with a healthy soil when you notice the first new roots and leaves. Its leaves could grow up to twice than its usual size. You can use the same method to regrow cabbages.
You can grow a new plant to harvest later with the roots of scallions. Just put an inch of scallion with its root in a cup of water and keep it in a well-lit room. Once the new scallions appear and turned to 4-6 inches long you can pick them.
Since antiquity celery is a marshland plant in the family Apiaceae that has been cultivated as a vegetable. To regrow new vegetables you have to take the bottom of the celer. You will soonly notice the leaves when you cut off the base part and put it in a shallow bowl or saucer underneath the sun and in the middle of base. Leave it for 3 day and replant them in a healthy soil and put them under little sunlight.
The new vegetables will grow soon when you place the roots of it in a glass of water. Transfer them into a pot with healthy soil and place the pot in a well-lit room when they have turned and become longer. This will take months to grow but it’s really worth to wait.
Take basil clippings with stems of 3 to 4 inches and put them in a glass of water. In order to grow the glass should be exposed to direct rays of the sun. And as soon as the roots turned to 2 inches long, plant it into a pot with a soil and water them regularly to make not too slim.
- Globe Artichoke
Once this plant will unfurl to expose some fuzzy purple flowers, then only artichokes could be harvested. You will need a moist, well-drained soil and a sunny to plant this. Plant about 24-36 inches of artichokes in a row and about 36 inches apart from each other in a well-drained soil and expose it directly to the sun. The soil should be earlier amended with 2 inches of fertilizer and it should be fertilized the soil with a high-nitrogen fertilizer on a monthly basis. Even though they can be harvested during spring it will fall in their secondary peak. When it is not yet opened you have to harvest the flower buds but make sure that stalk is completely extended.
Try these at home to give a break to your pocket.