Vegetables are used daily and bring about a better appetite. Typically, you use edible parts such as stems, leaves and leave their remaining. But there are some vegetables you can regrow from the remaining. So instead of throwing them out, why don’t you replant them to use for the next time? With these ideas, you not only save your budget on buying them every day but also you will have tasty and organic vegetables for daily meals.
And in the post today, we are so glad to share the list of 10 vegetables that you only need to buy once, and can replant many times. It is awesome, right? Hopefully, after this article, instead of throwing them away, replant them and turning them into delicious dishes.
#1 Bok Choy
Cut off the bottom of the stalk and place in a small bowl of water. New growth begins from the center in 1-2 days with significant growth in less than a week!
Place the root end in a shallow bowl of water and watch it regrow from the center.
#3 Carrot Greens
You can’t regrow an actual carrot, but you can regrow the carrot tops! Place the cut-off end of a carrot in a shallow bowl of water. Harvest the greens as they grow and add to salads.
Cut off the bottom 2″ of the stalk and place in a small bowl of water. New growth begins from the center in 3-4 days. It might take awhile for a full stalk of celery to grow, but you’ll get great growth in the center for flavoring dishes.
Cut off the bottom 1″ of the base so that the roots are intact and place in a small bowl of water.
#6 Garlic Chives
Garlic chives are the green that grows from a clove of garlic and can be added to dishes that traditionally call for green onion chives like salads and baked potatoes. Place a garlic clove in a small cup and add water to the bottom without submerging. Roots will grow in a few days and shoots will grow shortly after!
#7 Green Onion
Keep the white part of the onion with any roots that are in still intact. Place in a glass with water and you’ll have a never-ending supply of fresh green onion.
Cut off the bottom 2-3″ of the stalk and place in a cup of water. New growth will come from the center of the plant.
Cut off 2-3″ from the bottom and place in a tall container with 1/2″ or so of water. New lemongrass shoots will grow from the center.
Cut off the bottom of the head of lettuce and place it in a small bowl of water. New growth begins from the center of the in about 3 days, and you’ll have a new half-head of lettuce in about 2 weeks.