Today I want to show you a great trick I just learned!
I was browsing some of the pins I have on Pinterest that I have not yet tried and found this gem. Apparently you can use the white ends of scallions to grow new ones! I guess I won't be buying green onions at the grocery store for a while! Who knew!?
Of course I needed to try it on my own and lucky for me I had actually bought a bunch of scallions for something I was planning to cook and didn't get a chance to before they began to wilt. So, I rushed into my kitchen chopped off the wilty ends (is wilty a word?). I took out a rinsed out jar, filled it with some fresh water and set my onions in the jar by our window sill.
I changed the water every other day and was sure to keep the jar in enough sunlight. And yes, that is a Tostitos salsa jar...
The next day I could tell that they were already starting to grow! And now, about 10 days later they are practically growing out of control! I guess I should find another recipe so I can use them and regrow them again.
To grow your own:
1. Wrap leftover white ends of scallions loosely with a rubber band.
2. Fill a glass jar with about 1 1/2 to 2 inches of fresh water.
3. Place wrapped scallions in jar and place jar in the sun.
4. Replace water every other day or so.
5. Watch them grow!!
Apparently I can at least keep scallions alive! Oh, and by the way...remember those poor succulents I tried to revive? No go. One is completely dead. RIP poor succulent. And the other two are hanging on, but pretty scrawny. At least I have my scallions...and my basil!
My Question for You! Have you tried to grow your own green onions or any other vegetable?