How to Make Potpourri with Fruit & Veggie Scraps

Lori Taylor is the Founder & CEO of The Produce Moms. For ten years she sold fresh produce to over 300 grocery stores throughout the United States, and today she is fully focused on working with the produce supply chain, media, and government to increase fresh produce access & consumption in the US and around the globe.

Making homemade potpourri is easy, and you often have all that you need in your kitchen. Learn how to make potpourri at home in your own kitchen using your leftover fruit and veggie scraps. Once you make this amazing smelling potpourri, you will never buy it from the store again!



Step 1 The first step in making potpourri is to dry your fruit. Using dried fruits and vegetables for homemade potpourri is the way to have the potpourri last the longest.

How to Make Potpourri


Step 2 Simply mix the fruit with spices and essential oils, then add it to a decorative bowl or jar in order to scent your home. You can also store any leftover dried fruit in an airtight container for future use or gift giving.​

How to Make Potpourri

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