Sure, you could go to your local nursery or big-box store and buy brand-new plants and vegetables for your garden. But why spend that money when you can grow them for free (or next to nothing) just by recycling kitchen scraps and yard cuttings you already have? Sure, you'll need to be patient — even the simplest of greens will take a couple weeks to grow — but the payoff is in the pleasure of growing your own plants and veggies. All you need is a windowsill for light, a few paper cups or small glasses to get the cuttings started, and some patience.
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