The 4 Methods I Use to Germinate Microgreens: Microgreens Podcast Episode 031

The Only Four Methods I Use to Germinate Microgreens & Why

Episode 031 of the Microgreens Podcast

The four methods I use to grow microgreens are:

  • Weighted Blackout Method
  • Buried Blackout Method
  • Domed Blackout Method
  • Hybrid Blackout Method

In the podcast, I explain why I use these four methods to germinate microgreens and which microgreen varieties go into each blackout method. 

Photos and a short video for each method can be found in the links in the podcast show notes below. 

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Microgreens Podcast Episode 031 Show Notes

The four articles can be found linked on a page dedicated to germinating and starting microgreens. The page title is How to Start Microgreens: My Best Germination Methods.

Supplies for all of your microgreen growing needs can be found in the Home Microgreens Store.


  • Todd

    Todd is the founder of Home Microgreens & the Home Microgreens store. He also writes for several other websites, including MyViewFromTheWoods.com. Todd worked at a large farm market, garden & nursery center for 20 years. Somehow he snuck off to become a geologist and professor before coming back to his senses to write & lecture about microgreens and gardening. When not at the computer, he can be found in the garden, trout stream, or mountain trail with his new Springer Spaniel Caden.

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