Save money by regrowing these 10 foods that regrow in water without dirt. Perfect if you don't have room for a garden & trying to save a few bucks! Regrow lettuce, regrow celery... regrow vegetables with one of the best budget tips of the year, and easy for anyone to do! :: DontWastetheCrumbs.com
"LETTUCE is often the first thing people want to grow in a garden — or even in containers on a deck. It’s easy to see why — it’s pretty much universally consumed daily in salads, sandwiches and such, it’s easy to grow in sun or part shade, and can be harvested at the 'baby' stage or later, making it almost the perfect vegetable to begin gardening with."
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How to Cut Lettuce So It Keeps Growing Leaf by Leaf Cutting You can cut leaves of edible size from the stem of the plant, leaving the small-leaved center intact and growing. Leaves can be pinched off by hand, but cutting may damage less tissue than pinching. Wipe the scissor blades clean between cuts with a 1:9 solution of bleach and water, to keep from spreading plant diseases. A 1/3 cup of bleach in 3 cups of water will keep tools clean for cutting and other garden chores. Read more…
Basically, a good rule to remember is that if you grow a plant for the fruit or the root, it needs full sun. If you grow it for the leaves, stems, or buds, a little shade will be just fine. Salad Greens, such as leaf lettuce, arugula, endive, and cress.