Vegetables are expensive!
They are expensive when you buy them at the grocery store, but they are delicious! They are too important for a healthy and balanced diet. Except that it becomes more and more difficult for you to pay these expensive vegetables?
Did you know that it is possible to grow vegetables from the vegetables you bought at the supermarket?
Just follow specific rules and you can eat the beautiful and good vegetables that you have grown.
Grow your vegetables at home from organic vegetables, you will get better quality!
The following 10 vegetables are really easy to grow and here's how to get unlimited quantities:
-They prefer dry, sandy soils and do not like wetlands.
-Respect a distance of 50 to 60 cm between each plant
-Asparagus should be grown early in the spring. But the asparagus can't be harvested the first year, so you should get a plant that is already 2 years old.
-Otherwise, the first year make a trench 2 to 3 cm deep to plant the asparagus in the soil
-The 2nd year, cover the asparagus with 15 to 20 cm of dirt.
-Then, you can grow your asparagus for 15 years!
-Cut the lettuce and put the stems in a ½ inch of water, change the water every 2 to 3 days.
-When you see new roots and leaves on the lettuce,transplant the lettuce into soil.
-The leaves can reach twice their size.
-The same method can be used for re-growing cabbage.
- Same principle as romaine lettuce, only after having seen roots and leaves on the celery, wait 3 days before transplanting it to soil.
-You can use one garlic clove to grow others. Only 1 garlic clove can produce 10 other garlic cloves.
-Place the garlic clove in a glass of water next to a window and change the water every 2-3 days
-When the sprout sreach a few cm, transplant in the soi
-Use the top of carrots to grow new sprouts.
-Before serving or cooking carrots, cut the top of the carrots and put them in a dish with little water, and place the dish on windowsill and change the water every 2-3 days
-Plant in the soil during the spring.
-If carrots have a bitter taste, grate the carrots and mix them with white vinegar and garlic to make a salad.
-Cut the white part of the spring onions and soak them in a glass of water and place the glass on windowsill.
-Change the water every 2-3 days.
-Transplant in the soil when new roots will have grown.
-Put the coriander stems in a glass of water on windowsill and change the water every 2-3 days, until new stems grow .
-Once there are long stems, transplant in a flowerpot or in the kitchen garden.
-In a few months you will have new plants of cilantro.
-Cut the basil stemsin a glass of water, and place this glass on windowsill and change the water every 2-3 days, until the stems reach 5 cm (2 ").
-Place them in a flowerpot or in the kitchen garden.
-Water regularly, but not too much.
The bok choy:
-If you like bok choy, you'll be happy to know that you can put the roots of this Chinese cabbage in a little water, and place it on windowsill for a few weeks to make new shoots .
-You can then put it into a flowerpot or in the kitchen garden.
-To grow the artichoke, you need moist soil, well drained and a sunny place. The artichoke should be harvested only when it there are purple flowers.
-Plant artichoke sprouts every (24 to 36 ") between rows, you can add 5 cm (2") of compost.
-Add a fertilizer rich in nitrogen each month.
Artichokes can be harvested in spring and autumn. They can be harvested when the buds are not open, but the stems are fully extended.