14 Foods You Can Grow From Scraps

14 Foods You Can Grow Indoors From Kitchen Scraps

Are you looking for an easy way to start growing food indoors?

You can easily start an indoor garden with the kitchen scraps you already have.

After reading this article you will know which foods you can grow from scraps.

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Green Onions

You can regrow green onions from the white bottom parts with the roots. And once they regrow, you can cut off the green parts of the onions and they will keep on growing.


Leeks can be regrown from their bottom white parts that have the roots intact. They will regrow in both soil and water.

Romaine Lettuce

Romaine lettuce is very easy to regrow at home. All you need is an inch of the base of it for it to grow.


You can regrow ginger by placing it in a pot of soil and taking out what you need once it grows.


Garlic is really easy to grow. A garlic plant can be grown from one clove from the bulb.


You can start to regrow lemongrass in a jar of water then transfer to soil. Lemongrass will need a large pot of soil.


You can grow yellow, red, and white onions by planting the root end onion bottoms.

Vegetables growing in soil indoors


You can grow several potato plants from just one potato. Roots will grow from every “eye” on the potato.

Sweet Potatoes

Sweet potatoes can be grown from the “eyes” of the potato.


Store bought mushrooms can be regrown from their stems.


Celery can be easlily regrown from its root base.

Bok Choy

Bok choy can be regrown from its root base.


Cabbage will regrow from its root base. It grows best with a lot of sun and nutrient rich soil.

Carrot Tops

You won’t be able to regrow carrots from carrot tops but you be able to grow the green carrot tops. These are very nutritious and can be eaten.

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Final Thoughts On Growing Your Own Food From Scraps

With just a container of water and a pot of soil, you can easily start growing your own food at home from kitchen scraps.

Foods You Can Grow From Scraps

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