Favorite fruits can be grown at home
Re-growing Fruits and Vegetables Using Leftover Foods
Bills, bills, bills. People always spend time and money on grocery bills. Fruits and vegetables are getting more and more expensive. Did you know that you can re-grow fruits and vegetables using the food scraps from your kitchen? The answer is a big Yes!
And did you also know that regrowing those can help you save a lot of money and even help protect our environment? Double purpose, right?
Let’s list some fruits you can regrow that you usually find in your kitchen.
You can plant in your own backyard
Some fruits and vegetables didn't last long even if you put them in the fridge. Vegetables like lettuce, asparagus, broccoli, cabbages; and fruits like tomatoes, strawberry, avocados, pineapple, so on and so forth only last for how a few days and ends up in the trash bin.
Only a few people know how to re-plant and re-grow them and be turned into a fresh, edible food.
Avocado: a good source of Fiber.
Avocados are good sources of Fiber. It provides essential nutrients, including potassium, Vitamin E, B-vitamins, and folic acid. And here are the steps on how to re-grow this fruit.
Slice and remove the avocado in half, rinse, let it dry. Poke the seeds in three sides using a toothpick. Place the seed in a glass container and water once a week. The roots should form in about 2-3 weeks. And once it reached 2-3 inches long, transfer to the soil.
Strawberries are an excellent source of vitamins C and K
Strawberries are an excellent source of vitamins C and K. It also provides doses of folic acid, manganese, fiber, and potassium. Here’s how to re-grow this fruit.
Remove seeds from the strawberry using a toothpick. Then rinse the seeds off and let them dry off completely. Fill a container using all-purpose, seed-starting soil. After which, cover the seeds with ¼ inch of soil. Spray water on seeds and repeat every other day, then leave the seeds and watch the sprouts grow.
Pineapple is an excellent source of vitamin C
Here are the steps on how to re-grow pineapple in your backyard. Slice pineapple crown off. Leave pineapple head to dry for two to seven days. Then place the seed in a glass of water, use toothpicks to hold it. Change water, and you will notice that the roots will form in about two to three weeks. Then transfer to soil once the roots reached about 2-3 inches long.
Tomatoes good sources of Vitamin C and vitamin K.
For the tomatoes, slice into thirds horizontally. Place it in a jar and filled ¾ of the way with all-purpose soil. Then cover the last fourth with soil. The moisten the soil and leave in direct sunlight; then spray and repeat every other day. Then watch the seeds to grow!
Lemons contains vitamin C
Lemons contains vitamin C, citric acid, B-complex vitamins, potassium, fiber, and iron. Slice lemon in half and then remove and rinse the seeds. Fill container ¾ with all-purpose, seed-starting soil. Rinse and let seeds dry off completely. Leave the seeds in a warm place, then spray water. Repeat every other day and just watch for the seeds to grow.
As you can see, re-growing your leftover fruits or vegetables from your kitchen is very easy.
So what are you waiting for - start checking your fridge and start re-growing fruits and vegetables in your garden! For detailed instructions watch the below video and Happy Re-Growing!!!!
“You don't have to cook fancy or complicated masterpieces - just good food from fresh ingredients.”
- Julia Child