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13 Vegetables That Magically Regrow Themselves

13 Vegetables That Magically Regrow Themselves
Growing vegetables from seeds is cool, but growing them from kitchen scraps is totally badass. Does it require some time? Yes. Is going to the grocery store easier? Definitely. But if you’re crazy enough to attempt these there are a lot of benefits. Growing scallions from their roots is arguably the easiest vegetable to regrow. Or you could just use the garlic clove. You don’t need to put romaine lettuce in soil, but if you do, the leaves will grow to twice the size. This looks like more of a fun experiment than something you’d actually want to eat. An endless supply of basil?! The bottom of a lemongrass stalk is too tough to use in cooking, so this is a nice way to avoid throwing out half the plant. How crazy does this look?! It seems strange that you could just chop off an onion bottom and plant it in soil and something magical happens. Very similar to growing celery. This will take some real estate. Yes, you can grow a pineapple indoors, but it will take up to three years.

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