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Ikea Lagom Live April 2022 Get Growing Session with S Z Ahmed

Ikea Lagom Live April 2022 Get Growing Session with S Z Ahmed

 

IKEA Lagom Live

Get Growing Session - April 2022

This months session was titled Get Growing.

I enjoyed learning about get growing, composting and activity slides.

Many thanks to Ahmed for creating and organising the presentation and providing refreshments.

 

Ikea Live Lagom Get Growing Session April 2022 with Sabeena Z Ahmed 

Ikea Live Lagom Get Growing Session 

 

Ikea Live Lagom Get Growing Session April 2022 with Sabeena Z Ahmed 

 Ikea Live Lagom Get Growing Session - Tonight's plan slide

 

 Ikea Live Lagom Get Growing Session April 2022 with Sabeena Z Ahmed

 How many acres of unused windowsills are there in the UK?

 

 Ikea Live Lagom Get Growing Session April 2022 with Sabeena Z Ahmed

 Answer: 600 acres

 

Ikea Live Lagom Get Growing Session April 2022 with Sabeena Z Ahmed

Can you sell foraged food? 

 

Ikea Live Lagom Get Growing Session April 2022 with Sabeena Z Ahmed

 Answer: No!

 

Ikea Live Lagom Get Growing Session April 2022 with Sabeena Z Ahmed

 Growing at home slide

 

 Ikea Live Lagom Get Growing Session April 2022 with Sabeena Z Ahmed

Benefits of home growing

 

Ikea Live Lagom Get Growing Session April 2022 with Sabeena Z Ahmed

Small space upcycling slide

 

Ikea Live Lagom Get Growing Session April 2022 with Sabeena Z Ahmed

 Useful Apps

 

 Ikea Live Lagom April 2022 Session with Sabeena Z Ahmed

Useful Apps

 

Ikea Live Lagom April 2022 Session with Sabeena Z Ahmed

Re-growing from food scraps

 

 Ikea Live Lagom April 2022 Session with Sabeena Z Ahmed

How to regrow spring onions

Method

Cut the green top of the spring onion, leaving 3.5 cm of the white root base intact.

Place the section into the shallow jar and submerge half the plant in water.

Leave in a sunny spot and change the water every other day.

Harvest directly from the jar when ready.

 

 Ikea Live Lagom April 2022 Session with Sabeena Z Ahmed

How to regrow lettuce

Method

Cut lettuce leaves, making sure to leave 3.5cm of height on the root section.

Place it a bowl with enough water to submerge the root (around 1cm).

Place this in a sunny location and change the water every other day.

After two weeks, when the lettuce sprouts new leaves and roots you should plant it out into putting soil for prolonged growth

Harvest when the leaves grow to baby leaf size (10cm).

 

Ikea Live Lagom April 2022 Session with Sabeena Z Ahmed

How to regrow celery

 

 Ikea Live Lagom April 2022 Session with Sabeena Z Ahmed

Harvesting seeds from scraps

 

 Ikea Live Lagom April 2022 Session with Sabeena Z Ahmed

How to harvest

 

Ikea Live Lagom April 2022 Session with Sabeena Z Ahmed

What is foraging?

 

 Ikea Live Lagom April 2022 Session with Sabeena Z Ahmed

Foraging around the year

 

 Ikea Live Lagom April 2022 Session with Sabeena Z Ahmed

Methods of food preservation

 

Ikea Live Lagom April 2022 Session with Sabeena Z Ahmed

Why make compost?

 

Ikea Live Lagom April 2022 Session with Sabeena Z Ahmed

What to compost at home? 

 

Ikea Live Lagom April 2022 Session with Sabeena Z Ahmed

Activity no 1 - homemade banana fertiiliser

 

 Ikea Live Lagom April 2022 Session with Sabeena Z Ahmed

Activity no 2 - Enclosed ecosphere

 

Ikea Live Lagom April 2022 Session with Sabeena Z Ahmed

Activity no 3 - self watering planter

 

 Ikea Live Lagom April 2022 Session with Sabeena Z Ahmed

Activity no 4 - tin can planter

 

I hope to adopt some of the practices above and get growing lettuce and vegetables over the summer.

 

Ikea Lagom Live April 2022 Get Growing Session with S Z Ahmed

Baby Gem Lettuce in a glass

 

Ikea Lagom Live April 2022 Get Growing Session with S Z Ahmed

Baby Gem Lettuce growing well

 

I look forward to our last session and graduation.

 

Further Reading and Links

IKEA Live Lagom UK





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