We're all guilty of overlooking a sprouting onion or a green eyed lonely potato lurking at the back of a cupboard. But did you ever consider their potential?
Some fruit and vegetables have an amazing ability to magically re-grow themselves. If you’re feeling frugal or green fingered have a go at growing your very own organic fruit and vegetables from scraps at home, with even just a small amount of space you can get started.
Here's a nice infographic explaining each of the 8 different techniques to use depending on the fruit or vegetable. Why not have a go next time you find a rogue garlic bulb or a lonely potato, or if you're in it for the long run you could even grow your own pineapple.
The keys to success is in having plenty of sunlight, plenty of fresh water and a little patience.
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