Regrow Lettuce, Celery, Bok Choy & Cabbage from Cut-Offs

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If you’re frugal like we are and you like growing your own veggies, this is a hack for you. When cooking with lettuce, celery, bok choy or cabbage, try cutting the leaves off to around one inch above the root and then place the root in a bowl of water. You’ll get to eat the fresh leaves and you’ll have a great shot at regrowing more of them from the stump.

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How to Regrow Your Own Spring Onions, Leeks, or Scallions

Like little onion-ish stuff, but don’t want to actually buy it at a nursery? Turn your grocery store into an impromptu nursery. Simply place the root end of spring onions, leeks, or scallions in a mason jar of fresh water and you’ll be sprouting roots and growing your own food in no time!

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Use Pot in Pot Planting to Swap Vegetables and Flowers in Your Landscape

Dig a hole for a pot just slightly larger than the planted pot you’ll be using. Make sure both pots have adequate drainage holes. For enhanced drainage, apply a layer of gravel below the in-ground outer pot. Using several of these enables you to quickly change your landscaping, for veggies, flowers and other plants.

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House Plant Stakes from Chopsticks

Use take-out chopsticks as small plant stakes for houseplants.

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Vinegar Natural Weed Killer Spray

Put vinegar in a spray bottle and spray on weeds in pavement/paver cracks.

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Make a Succulent Planter from Scrap Lumber

A few basic tools and a little sweat equity yield a stylish succulent planter from scrap wood cutoffs.

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