7 Vegetables and Fruits You Can Grow Indoors From Scraps
If you started to compost your waste in your garden, then you are already part of the recycling club. In this article you will learn that you can grow more plants from their residues.
The following 7 plants are the most popular that you can re-grow by their residues.
Both kinds the white and the sweet potatoes can be grown. Grab some sprouted potatoes and keep them on a room temperature easily dehydrated. If you sprouted potato is larger than you can cut it on 2-3 parts in order to enable every part to sprout.
Use a shallow container for planting them, or you can plant them outside in your garden. Once the roots are grown, you can put another layer of soil. The sweet potatoes are requiring to be planted deeper in the soil.
Grab a sprouted onion and plant it in the soil about 1 cm deep. Put it in a sunny area. Water it if needed. Make sure you are not watering it too much because the root will decay. You will notice new shots emerging fast. Once it starts to form cocksfoot the watering should be decreased.
The garlic found in the markets comes from Chine and is exposed to many chemicals. If you want natural and organic garlic you can grown it yourself.
It is safer for you and will save your money.
You can plant your garlic anytime you want, but the best time will be autumn. You can place a nylon or straw cover in order to maintain the moisture of the soil.
The garlic can make easier the growth of many plants, including tomatoes, lettuce, strawberries, raspberries, roses and beets. You shouldn’t plant it near beans or peas.
When it comes to planting you should make whole using your finger around 5 cm deep. Place the clove with the root faced down. Very soon you will have new shoots emerged.
Place the lettuce in container with water, together with its root. Change the water every single day and sprinkle the leaves from time to time. The lettuce requires a sunny area. You will be amazed when you will see that within 2 days you will have new leaves.
Cut out the top and take off everything rest of the fruit. You should leave around 2.5 cm from the leaves around the base. Put it in a warm area with proper and often watering, or you can simply place it in a glass or jar with water.
Once your plant is undertakes you can irrigate it once in a week. You need to be patient with your pineapple and you will have results in 2-3 years.
Like you did with the lettuce, cut the celery around 2-3 cm above its root and place it in a container with water. Expose it on a sun light and you will have new leaves shooting out. Sprinkle it with water in the next 1-2 weeks.
Together with the root, put the cabbage in a bowl filled with water. Make sure the leaves are not touching the water because they will decay. You should change the water every day and sprinkle the cabbage with water 1-2 times weekly. Find a sunny area and keep your cabbage there.