Grow Your Own Vegetable Garden From Leftover Scraps

You can grow leeks, scallions, and pineapple from leftovers. Say what?

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Starting your own vegetable garden may sound like a daunting task, but it can be as simple as saving the scraps from last night’s dinner.

Click here to see the Grow Your Own Vegetable Garden From Leftover Scraps Slideshow

Scraps? Really? Yup! Many vegetables and some fruits can grow again from the leftovers that you planned to throw away (or hopefully compost!), and oftentimes it's much easier to grow than expected.

Here are some common vegetables and fruits that will grow from scraps, plus instructions on how to get your very own vegetable garden started, from produce from the supermarket instead of packets of seeds. Who knew starting a garden could be as easy as eating a pineapple? Click through our slideshow to see what sorts of vegetables and fruits you can grow from scraps.

— Jennifer Dome, HellaWella

 

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