vivosun heat mat

Seedling Heat Mat Temperature for Microgreens – Vivosun Heat Mat

At Home Microgreens we use the default seedling heat mat temperature setting when germinating microgreens. There are some exceptions, and we’ll discuss those later in the article. There are many reasons why we use a seedling heat mat when we germinate microgreens seeds.  First off, consistently warm temperatures improve seed germination. That fact is indisputable. Vegetable seeds and […]

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microgreen cotyledons

What Are Cotyledons?

The word cotyledon is often brought up when discussing microgreens and is usually followed by the question “What are cotyledons? Cotyledons are in essence microgreens. That being said, for many microgreens, you do wait until the first true leaves form before harvesting them; but still, the cotyledons are a large part of the harvestable microgreen. The green […]

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growing radish microgreens

Growing Radish Microgreens

Radish microgreens are very popular with foodies and home microgreen growers. There are many good reasons for the radish microgreen popularity. For foodies and chefs, radish microgreens add fresh flavor, crunchy texture, and spiciness to food. Radish microgreens are also packed with vitamins and vital nutrients. For the home grower, radish microgreens are easy and quick to […]

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