At a time when inflation is affecting many everyday goods, all means are good for saving money. Large packages, payment in installments, a subscription to the supermarket… To reduce the bill for purchases, the French have enough ideas. Among these tips, some are easier to implement than others and are completely free. Did you know, for example, that some fruits, vegetables, and aromatic herbs can be grown indefinitely? It is called ” regrowth and this practice is as simple as child’s play. Majority ? It doesn’t require a vegetable garden or a green thumb.
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Growing lettuce at home: instructions for use
Some of the easiest vegetables to grow are lettuce, such as oak leaf lettuce. After you have bought it from the supermarket, from the gardener, or harvested from your own garden, separate the leaves from the core. Then place his foot in a container filled with water. Then expose everything to the light, for example, on the windowsill, and change the water daily. Then Mother Nature will do her thing and new leaves will quickly appear. In a few weeks you will be able to try this new fresh salad with a good vinaigrette dressing.
Celery, green onion, chicory, basil, coriander…
Lettuce, iceberg lettuce… Many varieties lend themselves to experimentation, with the exception of mutton salad and arugula. To get a real vegetable garden in your kitchen, feel free to grow several lettuces at the same time. Note that regrowing also works very well with other leafy vegetables such as kale or chicory, stem vegetables (celery, chives, leeks) and aromatic herbs such as basil or coriander.