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10 Vegetables That Regrow Using Only Water

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Do you have a garden? Did you know that some vegetables will regenerate on their own? Using only water?! How cool is that?!

Instead of throwing them away, throw them in a glass of water and set them on the counter or in the window sill.

Everyday Vegetables That Regrow Using Only Water

Everyday Vegetables That Regrow Using Only Water

Paul and I have always used and re-used green onions, just cut off what you need and let the rest continue to grow. The regenerated vegetable will be slightly smaller than the original, but you are easily getting 2-3 times the produce from just one plant!

These are my green onions after just THREE days! Awesome!

10 Vegetables That Regrow Using Only Water

Some of the the most common vegetables that regrow: 

  • celery
  • lettuce
  • green onions
  • garlic cloves (yummy!)
  • romaine lettuce
  • cabbage
  • basil
  • carrots
  • onion (plant the root in soil for best outcome)
  • even pineapple!

Yes! Those are two pineapple tops that I transplanted to planters this weekend. My girlfriend has been fostering them in water for me, and I finally got my babies planted. Aren’t they adorbs?!

Everyday Vegetables That REGROW Using Only Water

Placing the vegetables in soil will help to maintain the original flavor of the vegetables. They do need nutrients to survive, but even placing them in a shallow bowl with water will do the trick. If you like, transplant when they are larger.

Keep the seeds from pumpkins, tomatoes, apples, peppers etc and plant those as well!

Not only is your garden saving you money now, but by using and reusing those vegetables, you’re getting even more harvest for your work.

You get more bang for your buck! AND you know exactly where your produce has been, what has {NOT} been sprayed on it, and you can use it over and over again.

Some of the the most common vegetables that regrow - celery, lettuce, green onions, even pineapple! 

There is only ONE DAY difference between the celery stalk on the left, and the celery stalk in the middle. And, check out day 16!! WOW!

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  1. If I am growing my scraps in water. Do I have to transplant them into soil? I am doing this for the greens. I love salad and green leafy is my favorite and most of my salad ingredients. this is new and fascinating. I have bits and pieces in anything I can get hold of just to see what happens. so again do i have to put in soil or can I keep going with water only and get my greens? Thank you, Georgeanne