Let Paul and Robin, aka Two Dirty Boys, take you through the process of reusing items to grow plants from kitchen cuttings otherwise bound for the waste bin.
Vegetables have the extraordinary ability to regenerate themselves without fertilization - even your everyday kitchen scraps. With step-by-step illustrations, this guide shows you how to grow twenty vegetables that are every bit as delicious as their first incarnations.
Ranging from fruits and herbs that will sprout in a matter of days, to vegetables that will delight in later seasons, Regrown is an easy-to-follow guide to growing new plants, with a focus on repurposing produce found in any supermarket. The projects include everything from carrot tops and mushroom stalks to ginger, avocado and even pineapple, with tips on how to use them in the kitchen, too.
Grow new plants from your cooking scraps - all you need is a jar and a tapful of water... then just let nature do its thing.
Regrown is an easy-to-follow, beginner's guide on how to grow fruit, herbs and vegetables from kitchen scraps. What a brilliant, fun idea for spring. ― Daily Mail
About the Author
A professional in the arts by weekday, a passionate allotmenteer by weekend, Paul Anderton grows fruit and veg in his East London patch with friend Robin, and documents their trials and tribulations on the Instagram account @TwoDirtyBoys.