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How to Grow Microgreens in Very Little Space

Information on the PresentationOn March 11th, we will give a How to Grow Microgreens presentation at Parkrose Estates. The presentation is open to anyone that wishes to come. Information on how to RSVP is listed below. Parkrose Estates is located in Liverpool (address and map below) off of Taft Road.The presentation starts at 1:30 PM and will go for […]

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Growing Onion Microgreens and Leeks Too!

How to Grow Onion Microgreens and Leeks Too!Very few people think about onion microgreens as a thing. But let me tell you, onions and leek microgreens are fantastic additions to almost any food dish. In reality, they are tiny spring onions or green onions.  Just because onion microgreens are these small thin strands doesn’t mean their flavor […]

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How To Grow Sunflower Microgreens At Home

How to Grow Sunflower Microgreens at HomeSunflower microgreens are very popular as they are delicious, juicy, and nutritious. Their mild flavor means you can use sunflower microgreens on sandwiches, in salads, as last-minute additions in dishes. The sweet, nutty flavor and crunchy texture make sunflower microgreens a great healthy stand-alone snack. Sunflowers will be a staple microgreen […]

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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’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 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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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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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 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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What Are True Leaves on Microgreens

Two frequently asked questions by people starting to grow microgreens are: “What are cotyledons?”, and “What are true leaves on microgreens?” Microgreen seed vendors and writers often forget to explain microgreen terminology before using uncommon words or phrases. We say things like “Harvest during the cotyledon stage” or “Wait until the first true leaves form before […]

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