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No-waste kitchen gardening : regrow your leftover greens, pits, seeds, and more / by Katie Elzer-Peters.

By: Elzer-Peters, Katie.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Minneapolis, Minnesota : Cool Springs Press, 2018Description: 127 pages : colour illustrations ; 25 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780760361603; 0760361606.Subject(s): Food crops | Kitchen gardens | Organic gardening | Sustainable livingDDC classification: 635 Summary: "No-Waste Kitchen Gardening is a fun and colorful exploration of the amazing results you can get by re-growing vegetable cutoffs and scraps into harvestable, edible plants. Stop tossing your your carrot stumps, loose cilantro sprigs, lettuce and cabbage stalks, and apple cores in the trash! The expert advice in No-Waste Kitchen Gardening, gives you all the instruction and tricks you'll need to grow and re-propagate produce from food waste. You'll be astonished at how much food waste you can re-grow. You'll also find some helpful general information about growing indoors and maintaining your re-grown plants."-- Provided by publisher.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

No-Waste Kitchen Gardening is a fun and colorful exploration of the amazing results you can get by re-growing vegetable cutoffs and scraps into harvestable, edible plants.

Stop tossing your carrot stumps, loose cilantro sprigs, lettuce and cabbage stalks, and apple cores in the trash! The expert advice in No-Waste Kitchen Gardening , gives you all the instruction and tricks you'll need to grow and re-propagate produce from food waste. You'll be astonished at how much food waste you can re-grow.

You'll also find some helpful general information about growing indoors and maintaining your re-grown plants . Two-part photo instructions show first what the root, chunk seed, or leaf should look like when you re-plant it, and second, when to harvest or re-plant it in soil to continue growing.

Edibles big and small, quick to grow and those that take a big longer, are included, so you can pick and choose which projects to take on. A few of the many plants profiled include: Green onions Tomatoes Melons Avocadoes Potatoes Carrots Cut back on your food waste, cultivate your own food easily, and maybe even share gardening with a new generation, all with the advice from No-Waste Kitchen Gardening .

Includes index.


"No-Waste Kitchen Gardening is a fun and colorful exploration of the amazing results you can get by re-growing vegetable cutoffs and scraps into harvestable, edible plants. Stop tossing your your carrot stumps, loose cilantro sprigs, lettuce and cabbage stalks, and apple cores in the trash! The expert advice in No-Waste Kitchen Gardening, gives you all the instruction and tricks you'll need to grow and re-propagate produce from food waste. You'll be astonished at how much food waste you can re-grow. You'll also find some helpful general information about growing indoors and maintaining your re-grown plants."-- Provided by publisher.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Introduction (p. 4)
  • 1 No-Waste Kitchen Gardening: How It Works and How to Do It (p. 9)
  • 2 Regrow Roots and Underground Steins in Soil (p. 29)
  • 3 Regrow Stems and Modified Stems in Soil (p. 57)
  • 4 Grow Seeds in Soil and Water (p. 73)
  • 5 Regrow Whole Plants and Stems in Water (p. 103)
  • Resources (p. 124)
  • Index (p. 125)
  • Acknowledgments (p. 127)
  • Photo Credits (p. 127)
  • About the Author (p. 128)