Growing plants is such a rewarding pastime, even more so when you can eat the product afterward. This infographic offers some great tips on how to grow your own produce from the offcuts of the fruit and vegetables that you’ve used and would usually throw away.
You can grow cabbage, lettuce, or Bok Choy from leftover leaves. Ginger, so good in curries and soups, but so expensive is easy to grow from a small piece. It doesn’t need a lot of sunlight and you can grow it in a pot, so it makes a perfect choice if you don’t have much of a garden.
Do you love mushrooms? Eat the caps and regrow the stalks. You’ll soon have a whole new batch of mushrooms.
Recycling your food off-cuts is a smart way to save money and ensures that you always have fresh herbs and vegetables ready to harvest and add to your meals. Most vegetables need at least 6 hours of sunlight a day. They also need good soil and plenty of water.
Once you start to grow your own vegetables from offcuts, you’ll probably want to try your hand at growing from seeds too. There are plenty of easy choices like tomatoes, peppers, and chilies whose seeds you can harvest from your prep table too.