Don't Throw It, Grow It!: 68 Windowsill Plants from Kitchen Scraps

  • Eat your vegetables - and plant them too! You an also have houseplant fun with fruits, nuts, herbs, and spices. From the common carrot to the exotic cherimoya, dozens of foods have pits, seeds, and roots waiting to be rescued from the compost bin and brought back to life on your windowsill. Planted and nurtured, the shiny pomegranate seeds left over from breakfast, and the neglected piece of ginger root in your refrigerator will grow into healthy, vigorous houseplants - kitchen experiments in the wonder of botany.

    Plant the pits, roots, shoots and seeds of:

    - Almonds
    - Anise
    - Avocadoes
    - Beans
    - Celery
    - Citrus
    - Dates
    - Fennel
    - Figs
    - Gingerroot
    - Kiwi
    - Mango
    - Mustard
    - Papaya
    - Peanuts
    - Persimmon
    - Pineapple
    - Pomegranate
    - Sesame
    - Squash
    - Turnip
    - Tropical Guava
    - And More!

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