Now that we are adults, we have become wiser and we go back to the thing that our parents say, and fully understand, that vegetables are very important and beneficial to our health.
Consuming vegetable gives many health benefits, but the bad thing is that they go bad very quickly. But you can solve this problem in a simple and cheap way.
You can also grow vegetables in your own home!
These 10 vegetables are very simple to grow and you can regrow them and always have them as much as you need:
You can regrow sprouts with garlic cloves, and you can get ten garlic cloves just with one little clove. Garlic has a bit milder taste and you can use it for many different meals like pasta and salads.
When the garlic sprouts, put them into a glass of water and place them on the windowsill or outside. When the sprouts became a couple of inches long you can replant them.
Plant them in fertile soil in a bigger pot, and they will grow the first leaves after a few days. When the leaves become brown and start to fall, then they are ready to be picked.
2. Bok Choy
Take some water and put the root ends of bok choy in it and place it in direct sunlight for a couple of weeks. After plant this Chinese cabbage into a pot with soil and it will grow a new head very quickly.
You can regrow new vegetables just with the roots of the scallions. Take a glass of water and put an inch of the scallions with its root in the water. Place it in the room where there is good light. After some time new scallions will grow and when they get 4-6 inches long you can pick them.
You can grow cilantro if you just put cilantro stems into a glass of water. And after plant them in pot with soil, when they get longer. Put the pot in a place with sufficient light. After a couple of months, the new plants will grow.
5. Globe artichoke
When the artichokes spread out fuzzy purple flowers then they are ready to be harvested. The artichokes need well-drained and moist soil and also a lot of light.
Plant the artichokes of 24-36 inches apart in rows and about 36 inches apart. The place has to get enough sunlight and into a well-drained soil. Put about 2 inches of compost to the soil before planting the artichokes.
Add high-nitrogen fertilizer every month to the soil. The artichokes are ready to be harvested in spring and again in the fall in the secondary peak. They should be harvested when the stalk is totally extended and the bud is still not opened.
Asparagus is an early spring plant, and it can be kept for more than 25 years or 2 year old crowns. The asparagus seeds take a few years to mature, but with the crowns you can get faster effects. Remember that the asparagus will rot if it is waterlogged.
You can grow your own carrots with the carrot tops. Just put them in some water and place them in a well-lit place, best on a window sill. Carrots have a little bit bitter taste, but if you combine them with garlic and vinegar it will make them sweeter and put them in salads.
8. Romaine lettuce
You can use the bottom of the lettuce head to grow new lettuce. Take a ½ inch of water and put the stumps, and after they grow leaves and roots, they are ready to be planted in a pot with soil or in the garden. The leaves of Romaine lettuce can grow up twice the size.
This method can also be used to grow cabbage.
Grow new celery vegetable just with the bottoms of it. First cut the base and put it in a saucer or shallow bowl in a well-lit place. You will see the first leaves in the middle of the base. Plant them in soil 3 days after the leaves appear.
To grow basil you take basil clippings with stems of 3-4 inches and place them into water. Put the glass of water in a place with direct sunlight. You can plant them into pots with soil, when the roots are 2 inches long. The basil needs to be watered often , not to get too slimy.