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How to Regrow Plants From Kitchen Scraps

By Stephanie Osmanski

When cooking in the kitchen, where do your food scraps go? Hopefully, in the compost bin rather than the trash. Since organic matter naturally breaks down, composting vegetable and fruit scraps, egg shells, and more is a more sustainable option than willingly sending that matter to the landfill. 

But did you know that for some fruits and vegetables, there’s an even better alternative? Some food scraps can be used to regrow plants. What’s more sustainable than turning “garbage” into a plant?

Keep reading to learn how you can make the most out of your leftovers — and learn some gardening techniques in the process!