No-Waste Kitchen Gardening
Regrow Your Leftover Greens, Stalks, Seeds, and More (No-Waste Gardening)
The debut book in the internationally successful No-Waste Gardening series, No-Waste Kitchen Gardening is a fun and colorful exploration of the amazing results you can get by re-growing vegetable cutoffs and scraps into harvestable, edible plants.
Stop tossing your carrot stumps, loose cilantro sprigs, lettuce and cabbage stalks, and apple cores in the trash! The expert advice in No-Waste Kitchen Gardening, gives you all the instruction and tricks you’ll need to grow and re-propagate produce from food waste. You’ll be astonished at how much food waste you can re-grow.
You’ll also find some helpful general information about growing indoors and maintaining your re-grown plants. Two-part photo instructions show first what the root, chunk seed, or leaf should look like when you re-plant it, and second, when to harvest or re-plant it in soil to continue growing.
Edibles big and small, quick to grow and those that take a big longer, are included, so you can pick and choose which projects to take on. A few of the many plants profiled include:
- Green onions
Cut back on your food waste, cultivate your own food easily, and maybe even share gardening with a new generation, all with the advice from No-Waste Kitchen Gardening. For more no-waste gardening advice, explore the second book in the No-Waste Gardening series, No-Waste Organic Gardening.
Praise For No-Waste Kitchen Gardening: Regrow Your Leftover Greens, Stalks, Seeds, and More (No-Waste Gardening)…
Author Katie Elzer-Peters provides expert advice on how to use your scraps to re-grow almost an entire garden right on your kitchen counter, or from a small piece of your yard—Earthformed
Cool Springs Press, 9780760361603, 128pp.
Publication Date: December 18, 2018
About the Author
Katie Elzer-Peters is a horticulturist who has written several gardening books with Cool Springs Press. She has a master of science in public garden management and now operates a garden industry digital marketing agency, The Garden of Words. A resident of Wilmington, North Carolina, she enjoys tending her garden and drawing and painting pictures of it. Follow her on instagram: @katie_gardenofwords.