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Regrow Your Vegetables
« on: March 15, 2013, 08:39:47 PM »

I've done this before but with root vegetables.  I might like lettuce better.


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Re: Regrow Your Vegetables
« Reply #1 on: March 16, 2013, 11:42:36 AM »
My mother in law is currently trying this with celery and has had very little growth in the month that it has been on the window sill. However, I don't think she's been disciplined enough to change the water on a regular basis.  I may give it a shot over the summer (no good sunny spot in my current apartment).
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Re: Regrow Your Vegetables
« Reply #2 on: March 18, 2013, 06:57:51 AM »
Works very very well with green onions.  I bought more green onions that I could use on sale one time about six years ago, and planted them in a little pot on the windowsill.  We clipped the tops off and used them in our cooking for about two years until they started to look kinda raggedy and needed repotting . . . at which point I stuck them in our garden.  Long story short, the onions went to seed, and we have had a very hardy green onion patch in one end of our garden for several years now.  Actually, they've spread into some areas of our lawn . . . which makes for some odd onion-y smells while mowing, but otherwise looks nice and green!


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Re: Regrow Your Vegetables
« Reply #3 on: March 18, 2013, 08:38:42 AM »
You can accelerate root growth by mashing up a little new growth (bright yellow thin part) from a willow branch into the water you use. Willows have a bunch of natural root growth hormone in them (which is why it's so easy to grow new willows from cuttings).