How to Grow Cut Green Onions

grow-green-onions-in-waterOne of my favorite ways to save money on food is by growing it myself.  For the Hunger Challenge, I used green onions in tonight’s stir fry recipe.  I cut them down to their little white nubs, but that didn’t mean I was done with them.  By using this simple method, my fifty cent bunch of green onions can be stretched for months of recipes!  I grow onions in the garden as well, but this is my favorite way to keep them on hand in the kitchen for easy access.


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7 Responses to “How to Grow Cut Green Onions”

  1. laurel
    March 20, 2012 at 8:09 pm #

    seriously? it’s that easy? i am SO trying this….

  2. Kelly
    March 21, 2012 at 2:17 pm #

    Wow ~ Super! Didn’t know they’d grow back up. Thanks!

  3. Aquaria
    March 24, 2012 at 9:16 am #

    You have got to be kidding me! It’s this easy to have green onions all the time?

    I am so doing this now.

    • Diana
      March 28, 2012 at 6:41 pm #

      It’s pretty cool. They don’t grow crazy fast but it helps me have some around in the winter and spring.

  4. Marie
    April 25, 2012 at 2:33 pm #

    I just read this post and am wondering how frequently would the water need to be changed?

  5. Brittney
    February 22, 2015 at 9:43 pm #

    I saw this on pinterest and tried it. I was actually concerned that only a day or two later they had already doubled in size. I did not cut mine as far back though; perhaps that’s a variable.

    • Diana
      February 23, 2015 at 2:52 pm #

      That’s amazing Brittney! I think how far back they’re cut definitely could affect the growing rate, but also how warm the window is and how much sun they get. Glad it worked so well for you!

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