Regrowing Celery-Part 2

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Anyone that has followed my blog this year may remember when I took store bought celery from the grocery store, cut the bottom off and regrew it! Visit my original blog link below, from April – 2018, about how I did this …….it’s fascinating!

https://indianeskitchen.com/2018/04/23/regrowing-celery

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The picture at the top of the blog is the end result of regrowing the celery. I didn’t know if it would work or not since it started out in just water. I planted it in dirt and it grew a little more. Then we planted it in the garden and just left it alone. I never expected it to live through the heat of the summer and the most I expected is if it would just stay alive. I forgot about it amongst all of the other garden growth and when we pulled it out it had gone to seed. The stalks were very tasty but they looked different from the originally celery we bought from the store which I find fascinating.

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  1. That’s pretty cool! I save seeds from vegetables I bought and grow them. It’s like a gift that keeps on giving and I feel like I’m getting my money’s worth out of the product.

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  2. Be sure to dry the leaves for celery flakes. It makes a great cooking herb. I have a how to do that posted on my blog. I have a convection oven and I set it at the lowest temp. Maybe I should try growing some also. Thanks for sharing.

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      • It does work in the house as well – you can practice over the Winter. 🙂 I worried about having fresh greens for my canary in Winter as I don’t like to drive in bad weather, so I tried growing it inside. I got small stalks, enough to give him a few greens in a pinch, but outside it works fine too. I Googled to find how to grow it inside as I was not a believer that it worked. You soak the stalk in water til it takes root, then plant it in dirt. Voila!

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  3. Oh my goodness!! That stalk of celery is impressive and how funny thatit tastes differentfrom the original. A couple of times I’ve regrown celery tops in water as a science project with my kids, but I haven’t ever planted it in dirt. I need more patience. Thanks for sharing the picture and for this great idea!!

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