16 Foods That�ll Re-Grow from Kitchen Scraps

JCTsai(8B - Jacksonville, FL)January 29, 2014

16 Foods That�ll Re-Grow from Kitchen Scraps


Leeks, Scallions, Spring Onions and Fennel, Lemongrass, Celery, Bok Choi, Romaine Lettuce & Cabbage, Ginger, Potatoes, Garlic, Onions, Sweet Potatoes, Mushroom, Pineapple

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Not mushroom, OK? Mushrooms are not plants, they are fruiting bodies of fungi. Their biology is totally different. You could cultivate a fungal mycelium from a piece of fruiting body but it requires a lab setting. And even then you would not be getting mushrooms - it requires further work. Also to grow garlic you need an actual garlic clove, not some scraps you would otherwise throw out.

    Bookmark   February 12, 2014 at 3:58PM
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You CAN regrow mushrooms IF the 'roots' are intact and the mushrooms have weathered well/are fresh. YouTube is full of videos of how to do this on coffee grounds, straw, cardboard, tea leaves or tea bags, jeans or old clothes....

    Bookmark   February 6, 2015 at 11:00PM
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beesneeds(zone 6)

I think the garlic is a maybe because you do need the whole clove. However, a lot of people toss out the tiny innermost cloves as too much bother to use, and those indeed can be grown out.

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