The Best Soil for Microgreens

Soil for Microgreens – Which Media is the Best?In a previous article, we showed without a doubt that growing microgreens in the soil is way better than on jute mats. The next obvious step is to evaluate soil media to see which works best. Or at least begin the process to narrow down the choices. We planted the […]

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what is the difference between sprouts and microgreens

What’s the Difference Between Sprouts and Microgreens?

What’s the Difference Between Sprouts and Microgreens?A common question asked at my presentations and in emails is what’s the difference between sprouts and microgreens. Although you use the same seeds for both sprouts and microgreens, the germination and growing methods are different (see below). However, not all varieties of vegetables and herbs are grown as sprouts […]

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the easiest microgreens to grow

The 6 Easiest Microgreens to Grow

These Are The 6 Easiest Microgreens To GrowThe six microgreen varieties we introduce below are not only easy to grow, but you can plant the seeds and harvest the microgreens within 10-days. In reality, a couple of the microgreen varieties can be on your plate in as quick as 5-days! Grow these quick win varieties to practice […]

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correct microgreen seed density

Why Microgreen Seed Density is Important

Why Microgreen Seed Density is ImportantThere are many reasons why microgreen seed density is important. We’ll touch on those reasons below.  But first, the start of a short story, the reason that this website exists is because of the topic of microgreen seed density. When we started growing microgreens, we hadn’t a clue on how many seeds […]

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do microgreens need a blackout period

Should You Cover Microgreen Seeds? – A Test

Should You Cover Microgreen Seeds?The general consensus among microgreen growers is to cover newly planted seeds either by placing another tray of microgreens on top or using some sort of cover to darken the planted seeds. At Home Microgreens, we are all about listening and taking advice from experts. But we aren’t going to follow blindly. […]

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calculating microgreen seed density

Microgreens Seed Calculator – Find the Perfect Seeding Density

Home Microgreens Seed CalculatorUse this Home Microgreens seed calculator to determine the perfect seeding density for your microgreen trays.  We’ve covered aspects of microgreen seed density and calculating the perfect seed density in several articles, see below for links to those articles. The reason for multiple articles is because seeding density is vital for both commercial and […]

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how to grow broccoli microgreens

How to Grow Broccoli Microgreens – Super Easy

Broccoli microgreens are one of the easiest and quickest microgreens to grow. Not only that, but broccoli microgreens pack a lot of nutrition and health benefits in a small serving size. Almost every microgreen vendor at farmers markets carry broccoli microgreens, one of the reasons is because they’re one of the most well-known microgreens among consumers. There are […]

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how to grow Genovese basil

How to Grow Genovese Basil Microgreens

Genovese basil is the most common variety of basil grown by both commercial and home microgreen growers. Basil’s popularity among foodies and chefs is because Genovese basil adds such intense fresh flavor to a wide variety of food. Genovese, also called sweet basil, is also packed with vitamins and vital nutrients. Basil is often labeled as a […]

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how to grow cilantro microgreens

How to Grow Cilantro Microgreens

Cilantro microgreens are my favorite microgreens to eat. Their flavor adds so much freshness to food and can be used as a topping or as an ingredient. For some reason, many references suggest that cilantro is moderate to difficult to grow. We don’t find that to be the case. Ok, they’re not the fastest growing microgreen, but […]

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seed planting calendar for vegetable plants

Seed Planting Calendar for Vegetable Plants

A seed planting calendar for vegetable plants on a microgreen focused website? As a home microgreen grower, we still plant vegetable plants for transplant out to the garden. So, we thought this seed planting calendar spreadsheet might interest you as well. On the sister website, My View From The Woods, we published a blog post highlighting a […]

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