Eternal Onions

Stop right there! Were you going to throw those green onion ends in the compost? Stick them in a jar of water instead. The Burlap Bag demonstrates that you can re-grow onions indefinitely with nothing but a jar of water.

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Green Onions – Robert Couse-Baker / CC BY 2.0

1. Choose green onions with longer roots at the store.

2. Cut the onions to use as you normally would, saving the white end with roots.

3. Place the roots in a jar of water in indirect sunlight and wait for them to spring up again!