15 Vegetables & Herbs You Can Buy Once And Regrow Forever

15 Vegetables & Herbs You Can Buy Once And Regrow Forever

We all know about the normal ways to grow plants – from seeds. But, did you know that there are many plants that you can grow from leftovers and scraps? Water, a container, and some sunshine is all you need to grow organic fresh herbs and vegetables at home. Here are 15 vegetables and herbs you can buy once and regrow forever.

1. Carrot Tops

Carrot tops

Carrot greens can be regrown from carrot tops. Just put the carrot tops in a dish with little water in it and put it in a room that is well-lit or on a window sill.

2. Garlic Sprouts

Garlic Sprouts

You can regrow garlic sprouts from a single garlic clove. Just place the garlic cloves in a small cup with a little water and let it grow. The garlic sprouts have gentle flavor than garlic and can be added to pasta, salads and other dishes.

3. Green Onion

Green Onion

Green onions are the easiest vegetables to regrow. Just cut them in about an inch from the roots and place them in a glass of water.

4. Leeks

Leeks

Regrowing leeks is similar to regrowing green onions. Just cut them in about 2 inch from the roots and place them in a bowl of water.

5. Grow Onions Vertically

Grow Onions Vertically On The Windowsill

Cut some holes in the bottle with the scissors and then fill it with potting soil and onion sprouts and watch your harvest grow!

6. Celery

Celery

Use the celery base to re-grow a new bunch of celery. Just put the celery base in the dish with water for three days and then plant it in soil.

7. Basil

You can grow new basil from basil cuttings

You can grow new basil from basil cuttings. Make sure to change the water daily so the plant doesn’t get slimy.

8. Lemongrass

Lemongrass

To regrow lemongrass, place the root ends in a glass of water, and leave it in a sunny spot. After about three weeks you should begin to see roots. Then you need to transfer them into a pot of soil.

9. Romaine Lettuce

Romaine Lettuce

Romaine lettuce can be grown from the bottom of a lettuce head. Just put the romaine lettuce stumps in half inch of water. Few days after, transfer the plant into soil once new leaves begin to appear.

10. Sweet Potato

Sweet Potato

You can regrow sweet potato by placing it in a jar of water in direct sunlight. You’ll see new shoots begin to emerge within several days.

11. Ginger

ginger

To regrow ginger, take a fresh root and plant it partially submerged in soil.

12. Bok Choy

Bok Choy

Simply place the Bok Choy’s root ends in water. Give them 2 weeks then transfer them to a pot of soil. It will grow a new full head.

13. Cilantro

Cilantro

To regrow cilantro just take the scraps and put the stems in a glass of water. When they grow and become longer, transplant them to a pot that has soil.

14. Scallions

Scallions

In just a 5 days, you can completely regrow a full scallion from the scraps. Leave about an inch of the stem attached to the roots and place them in a small glass with a little water in a well-lit area.

15. Rosemary

Rosemary

Regrow rosemary by cutting about 2-3 inch from the tops of the rosemary stalks and place them in a glass of water. This popular herb can be used in cooking to flavour all kinds of dishes so you won’t be short of ideas of what to use it for.

Sweet Potato

You can regrow sweet potato by placing it in a jar of water in direct sunlight. You’ll see new shoots begin to emerge within several days.