How to Grow Celery from the Store Cut off all stalks and place heart in water with good sunlight. Change water every few days. Watch new leaves grow! Transfer to soil when 2 tall. Don't harvest until 8 tall.
It's apparently quite simple: just stand the base in a small dish of water for a week or so until new leaves appear in the center. The leaves will be yellow at first, and once they really emerge and turn green, you can plant the celery in the ground or in a pot.
Trendy microgreens are a simple solution to getting more vegetables on your plate this winter. They can run $30-50 a pound at the store; here's how to grow them at home for PENNIES. It's like having a tiny little vegetable garden inside.