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Old 03-05-2014, 12:57 AM   #1
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16 Foods That'll Re-Grow from Kitchen Scraps...

I was skeptical, but I have celery growing and bok choy from the "butts" of the same.

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I was skeptical, but I have celery growing and bok choy from the "butts" of the same.

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Sounds good. A friend just posted about regrowing stuff from the "butts" of stuff, but it was a different article. They regrew everything in water and the comments indicated that regrowing lettuce and other stuff in just water produced tasteless stuff. This sounds much better.
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In my college days, I grew all of these except for lemongrass. I had hundreds of plants, everything I could save from cuttings, seeds, and bulbs, I grew.
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One should be aware that there are lots of vegetables that are treated with anti-sprouting chemicals to keep them from restarting, especially in the store.
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Mom and Dad should sell their Compost Melons, except we don't know what they are grown from and some taste fantastic, others not so much. I was pretty sure they ended up with a butternut squash - cantaloupe hybrid one year, that was a yucky one.

I should try the celery re-grow.
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In my college days, I grew all of these except for lemongrass. I had hundreds of plants, everything I could save from cuttings, seeds, and bulbs, I grew.
That is what I was thinking.

In the 70's everybody I knew, including me, had a sweet potato vine, an avacado tree or a lemon tree grown from garbage and a mason jar of mung beans sprouting under the kitchen sink!
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When I was little I can remember Mum and I growing carrot tops in saucers of water for fun. We planted an avocado stone once. It only ever had one leaf at a time on it but it's stem wandered all round the kitchen
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That is what I was thinking.

In the 70's everybody I knew, including me, had a sweet potato vine, an avacado tree or a lemon tree grown from garbage and a mason jar of mung beans sprouting under the kitchen sink!
I certainly had the jar of mung beans sprouting under the sink. I used old, clean pantyhose as a screen.
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When I was little I can remember Mum and I growing carrot tops in saucers of water for fun. We planted an avocado stone once. It only ever had one leaf at a time on it but it's stem wandered all round the kitchen
I remember doing the carrot tops. I remember lots of times there was an avocado pit suspended in a glass with three toothpicks sticking out of the sides. Most of them would grow roots. Some grew the beginnings of a stem. My mum didn't have much luck with those avocado pits.
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Our avocado tree, from seed, grew too large for our home. It wouldn't have survived outside.

This year, I don't think it would have survived on this planet. It's been cold everywhere.

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Mom and Dad should sell their Compost Melons, except we don't know what they are grown from and some taste fantastic, others not so much. I was pretty sure they ended up with a butternut squash - cantaloupe hybrid one year, that was a yucky one.

I should try the celery re-grow.
Those melons that didn't taste good were probably cross-pollinated with cucumbers! Yuck!
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I certainly had the jar of mung beans sprouting under the sink. I used old, clean pantyhose as a screen.

I remember doing the carrot tops. I remember lots of times there was an avocado pit suspended in a glass with three toothpicks sticking out of the sides. Most of them would grow roots. Some grew the beginnings of a stem. My mum didn't have much luck with those avocado pits.
I still grow sprouts in jars. I use window screen for the screen...and I have radish, pea, and broccoli sprouts in a big pot that I've been using for salads all winter.
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Thanks! I love that site. My celery butt is now sitting in water.
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Thanks! I love that site. My celery butt is now sitting in water.
I wonder why I can't get my chocolate butt to grow by sitting it in water.
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I wonder why I can't get my chocolate butt to grow by sitting it in water.
My chocolate butt doesn't need to grow!
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I wonder why I can't get my chocolate butt to grow by sitting it in water.
All you have to do is add more chocolate...
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All you have to do is add more chocolate...
Ahhh!!! Thanks for the tip! Adding more chocolate.
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Ahhh!!! Thanks for the tip! Adding more chocolate.
You're a bad girl. Remember; "...If you eat too much, oh, oh, you'll awake with a tummy-ache. On the goo-ood ship, Loley-Pop..."

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You're a bad girl. Remember; "...If you eat too much, oh, oh, you'll awake with a tummy-ache. On the goo-ood ship, Loley-Pop..."

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You love bad girls...we never miss a chance for a pun or fun. Maybe I should have given up puns for Lent... That wold keep me quiet and in the corner for a while.
I'm sure you meant would, but I did laugh as I pictured you as a rolling, unforested bit of land in a corner...To bring this back on topic, the Romaine lettuce butts are sprouting.
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I love typos...glad it brought you merriment!

As much spinach and cabbage as I have been eating lately, I should start growing it...but I don;t have a garden plot and the spot I have outside for a container garden just bakes in the sun.
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