There’s something special about having your own little garden. You get to dig around in the soil, watch your plants grow, and of course, eat the fruits (and veggies) of your labor!
But perhaps best of all, you can also make use of some things that would otherwise go to waste. For example, overripe tomatoes. You probably toss them in the garbage. But did you know that they can also become the source of an unlimited supply of home-grown tomatoes? It’s true.
Instead of going to the store and buying new tomatoes — which have probably been transported hundreds of miles — you can actually grow your own with this one simple trick. If everything works as planned, you’ll see start to see results after about a week, and soon you’ll have a delicious harvest with delicious, beautiful tomatoes!
Scroll down to learn how to grow your own unlimited stock of tomatoes. And please share this trick with your friends so they can also reduce their food waste and get gardening now that the warmer weather is finally here.
What you need:
- An overripe tomato
- A bucket
… and that’s all!
So how does it work? Keep reading for the answer.
1. Start by slicing up some overripe tomatoes.
2. Put the tomato slices in a pot filled with soil.
3. Cover the slices with a little more soil.
4. Water sporadically and wait 7–14 days. You should see tomato plants starting to sprout.
5. Pick out the biggest, most mature tomato plants and replant them in another pot. It doesn’t get easier than that!
Check out how easy it is to grow you own tomatoes in this video:
With these tips, you can reduce the waste and get a delicious tomato harvest at the same time — nothing could be better!
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