How to grow fruits and vegetables from the remains of your table

Do not rush to throw vegetable and fruit peelings! Of them it is possible to grow new fruits you have on the windowsill.

Як виростити урожай овочів і фруктів із залишків вашого столу

In winter and early spring diet of the inhabitants suffers from a shortage of fresh herbs as a natural source of vitamins, minerals, fiber and other nutrients, informs Rus.Media.

To solve this problem, grow vegetables, fruits and herbs at home. And you don’t even need to buy seeds or seedlings! To grow crops entirely for free, quickly and without much effort, using cleaning and bones, store-bought fruit and vegetables that you usually throw away.

Celery and Chinese cabbage

Cut the stems or leaves so as to leave intact the base of the Bush or cob height of about 2.5 inches. Place it in a Cup of pure water so that the liquid was only basal part of the crop. Now change the water in the tank every two days.

Already after a week of plant harvesting should be green shoots with young leaves. When this happens, plant the celery in the prepared soil so that the surface was only green shoots.


To get this tree at home, you need to be patient, because lemons grow quite slowly. As the soil is better to use ready ground for citrus, which is sold in specialized stores.

First, on the bottom of the pot or wide and not very deep plastic container with drainage holes is placed a shallow layer of clay with a height of 2 centimeters. On top of it is poured to the prepared soil.

Extracted from the fruit the seeds are washed with warm water and placed in moist soil on a two-centimeter depth. It is very important to prevent the drying of seeds! The sooner they are planted, the more chances to obtain viable seedlings.

At first, seedlings are particularly sensitive and require a moist and warm environment. To support the desired mode, cover the container with plastic wrap. After the first 3-4 true leaves, you can remove the tape and seat of the fledgling seedlings in individual pots. To avoid damage to the root system of a lemon is transferred together with a clod of earth.

During the first year, the plants are transplanted twice, picking up a bigger tank. In the next two years, the lemons move into a new pot once every 12 months. After the age of the tree is an adult and it will be enough to replant every three years.

In the process of tree growth is necessary to achieve uniform formation of the crown. For this you need to periodically rotate the plant so that it is uniformly illuminated by the sun, and to pinch back long shoots and twigs.


To obtain the juicy green shoots are suitable for both fresh and slightly wilted garlic cloves. In the first phase, the unused food garlic should be divided into individual cloves and put them in the bag. In five to seven days will appear green sprouts and young roots. Then safely planted the cloves in loose soil, sawdust or sand to a depth of 2-3 cm Distance between adjacent teeth should be within 1-2 cm.


Basil is propagated by cuttings, so the beginning of a new plant may give a small cut of a stem with leaves. First, a few cuttings should be placed in a container of water so that the leaves remained outside in the air.

Within 7-14 days the stems will release a thin root sprouts, after which the plant can be planted in a pot or box for plants. Greens ready to drink after an average of 40-50 days. One Bush can regularly provide you with fresh leaves for 3-4 months.

Hot pepper

Hot pepper is a relatively undemanding plant that bears fruit in the open ground at home in a regular flower pot. It can be grown from seeds collected from the pods.

The first step is preparation of the seed by etching in a solution of manganese (1%) for 20 minutes. After disinfection, the seeds should be thoroughly washed with water, lay between the two lines a damp cotton cloth and place in a warm dark place until the first shoots emerge. Do not forget to dampen the cloth to prevent it drying out.

Planting peppers in soil occurs in two stages. First, the sprouted seeds are placed in small grooves or pits, and lightly sprinkled with ground. Keep container in a warm place, periodically sprinkling the ground with water. When plants have two fully formed leaves, you can proceed to the second stage – picks.

Ready seedlings, but rather the most robust seedlings are transplanted into individual pots with a capacity of 2-4 liters each. Since pepper is very photophilous plant, it is extremely important to place containers on the Sunny side of the room, near the window.

Homemade mini vegetable garden will allow you to enrich the diet of plant food, which is guaranteed there are no poisonous components that are used on large farms.