While it is convenient to buy avocados from the local supermarket, you can also start investing in the long-term goal of having free avocados coming from your own backyard by growing an avocado tree straight from the pit. To get started, remove the seed from the avocado fruit, being careful to remove all the fruit from the pit. Then poke three toothpicks into the pit and suspend the pit over a glass of water so that roots and a stem can start growing over the span of a few weeks. Once you…

While it is convenient to buy avocados from the local supermarket, you can also start investing in the long-term goal of having free avocados coming from your own backyard by growing an avocado tree straight from the pit. To get started, remove the seed from the avocado fruit, being careful to remove all the fruit from the pit. Then poke three toothpicks into the pit and suspend the pit over a glass of water so that roots and a stem can start growing over the span of a few weeks. Once you…

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Next time you make guacamole, think twice before you toss that avocado pit. It’s a seed after all, which you can use to grow an entirely new avocado plant. It will help reduce your food waste, and when it fruits, you’ll be able to boast that your guac didn’t cost

Next time you make guacamole, think twice before you toss that avocado pit. It’s a seed after all, which you can use to grow an entirely new avocado plant. It will help reduce your food waste, and when it fruits, you’ll be able to boast that your guac didn’t cost

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walk-barefoot:  How to grow an avocado tree from a pit! cute illustration found on First Pancake Studio

walk-barefoot: How to grow an avocado tree from a pit! cute illustration found on First Pancake Studio

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Growing avocado trees - this after just throwing away 2 new seeds. Oh well, I'll just have to get more!

Growing avocado trees - this after just throwing away 2 new seeds. Oh well, I'll just have to get more!

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Everyone knows about Avocados… but did you know that Avocado Seeds are full of great health benefits? Avocado Seeds have more antioxidants than most fruits and veggies on the market and polyphenols...

Everyone knows about Avocados… but did you know that Avocado Seeds are full of great health benefits? Avocado Seeds have more antioxidants than most fruits and veggies on the market and polyphenols...

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