Growing and Regrowing Herbs and Sprouts
Grocery stores are terrifying. Each shopper is now a mini- biological weapon, so keeping stores socially off limits makes fresh produce a luxury. Well, let’s make window gardening like an at home spa.
The sun is shining most days now, and Almanac readers for generations are prepping the post-Easter soil for summer gardens. But it’s still early. In Colorado it’s supposed to snow this week.
And many people do not have a lovely little plot of dirt to till and toil, but still love the flavor that fresh greens can add to a meal.
So here are some low maintenance, small space, big payoff grow practices we’ve been implementing to keep up our much needed vitamin production.
*Bonus: this is a super cute activity to do with like ones. They get to water and check growth each day as well as open up the conversation on topics such as plants growing towards sunlight and what living things need to thrive.
- Put your green onion bottoms in a little bit of water and they’ll regrow
- Chunk up potatoes that are growing eyes and put them in a draining bucket of dirt
- Rinse sprout seeds in a mason jar with a thin cloth over the top. Rinse and drain each day
- Throw last seasons seeds into a pot and see what geminates
- Or order herb seeds online and do the same