Tips to Grow Your Own Vegetables


  • Life inspire you?
  • Watching a seed sprout fascinates you?
  • Green soothes your nerves?

Then what about having a kitchen garden of your own?
Sounds great?
Give it a start and don't let any hurdle stop you from having one. Be it lack of resources, space or gardening knowledge. This blog will rekindle your interest in gardening and help you  to grow plants.

Stepping towards Green

Take a kitchen tour:

Rush to your kitchen.
Look for the veggies.
Found some? 
Pick the veggies Collect scraps And Here you go.


  • Take a ginger having at least 5 to 6 nodes.
  • Soak it in warm water overnight .
  • Cut it into 2 each having at least 3 nodes
  • Plant in the pot having potting mix.
  • Water often slightly, to keep it moist.
  • Keep it in warm place.
  • Wait for the bud to grow.
  • Place it in direct sunlight once the leaves begin to grow.
  • Enjoy the Greens.


  • Insert the bulbs with the pointed side up .
  • Back fill with more soil, pressing around each clove.
  • If moisture is minimal, water the soil until it is evenly damp. 
  • Shoots will come up and eventually turn into scapes. 
  • Harvest leaves for salads. 
  • Enjoy the Greens.

Lettuce, Bok Choy

  • Consume the leaves in salad.
  • Don't throw the bottom hard part( root area).
  • Now use it for gardening.
  • Dip the root area in water overnight leaving an inch at the top.
  • Move it to the well drained pot.
  • Keep the soil moist (Don't over water).
  • Place the pot in sunlight.
  • Wait for the green leaves to sprout.
  • Enjoy the Greens.
  • Harvest leaves once they are 6 8 inches tall.


  • Consume the leafy green part .
  • Don't throw the bottom hard part( root area)
  • Now it can be used for gardening.
  • Slightly cover it with soil in the pot. 
  • Keep the soil moist .
  • Place the pot in sunlight .
  • Be amazed at the sight of dark green leaves in days. 


  • Cut off the ends of celery.
  • Slice about 2 inches off the root end from a bunch of celery.
  • Place in water
  • Set the celery in a shallow glass bowl or jar.
  • After a few days, you small leaves emerge from the very center of the top .
  • Replant in soil and wait for the wonder.


  • Eat your vitamin rich carrot .
  • Don't throw the top (root area) .
  • Now use it for gardening.
  • Place it in water leaving few cms at the top .
  • Roots begin to grow within days.
  • Change the water every second day.
  • Tiny fresh leaves sprout while the roots are still in water.
  • Keep it in light at your kitchen counter .
  • Move to soil or keep it in water.
  • Have fun to have flowering buds soon to yield carrot seeds.


  • Separate the center part having root area at the bottom.
  • Consume the rest for gardening.
  • Place the root area in water. 
  • Roots emerge within 5 to 6 days .
  • Keep it in light, preferably indirect sunlight.
  • Place the pot in direct sunlight as the leaves begin to grow .
  • Move to soil or keep it in water once the greens begin to sprout .
  • Harvest home grown green onion.


  • Take some mint shoots from your kitchen.
  • Remove the leaves leaving only 3 to 4 leaves at the top.
  • Don't throw the remaining shoot.
  • Use it for gardening.
  • Place the shoots in water.
  • Change the water every second day.
  • Roots begin to grow in days giving new leaves.


  • Be cautious while watering the plants.
  • Neither over water nor make your plants thirsty. 
  • Keep the soil moist, but not soggy. 
  • Make sure to use well drained pots for gardening. 
  • Clay pots are the best choice. 
  • Save your plants from frost. 
  • Keep the plants in shade during extreme summers and winters. 
  • Powdered egg and peanut shells are the good food sources for your plants.

A step ahead

Is there more of kitchen scrap around you?
Looking for a bin to discard them?
Not a good option can go a step ahead.
Make your own COMPOST from all the kitchen waste of fruits and veggies. 
It's simple.
  • Collect the skin of all the fruits,veggies,egg shells.
  • Mix everything in equal proportion with garden soil. 
  • Make good drainage holes in a container .
  • Fill it with the prepared mixture .
  • Put the container over a pot .
  • Keep it in dark .
  • Wait for 2 to 3 months for the kitchen waste to turn into compost .
  • Use the compost in your pots to have healthy Greens around you in low budget .
  • Yield healthy organic vegetables.
Remember, nothing is useless Gardening is fun and patience is the key. You will get the results with care and time.
Keep trying! 
There is much more to do that can give you a well bloomed kitchen garden by spending no money. Stay tuned for more easy tips on kitchen gardening yet to unfold to spark your gardening interest. Good Luck !

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