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Start an indoor garden with scraps


October 4, 2018

Abby Pounders of The Woodlands, Texas loves kitchen scrap gardening where kids of all ages get a kick out of growing from plant parts. 

The pantry is full of fall favorites like squash, onions and potatoes, but busy schedules may have you finding a few things growing in the back of your cupboard. With little effort and a pinch of creativity you can grow these into a very imaginative indoor garden.

Kids and adults love to watch kitchen discards grow into new plants. According to, a national nonprofit, these types of activities improve nutritional knowledge and enhance social emotional learning and environmental stewardship. Here are just a few projects to get you started:

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