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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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Learn How to Grow Microgreens – Fayetteville YMCA Garden Club

Information on the PresentationOn February 5th, we will give a Learn How To Grow Microgreens presentation at the Fayetteville YMCA. The Y is located in the Towne Center. The presentation starts at 10:30 AM and will go for about an hour (Map below). The talk will discuss which microgreens are easy to grow, where to grow and care […]

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bull's blood beet microgreens

Bull’s Blood Beet Microgreens – The Secret To Removing Seed Husks

We love Bull’s Blood beet microgreens. Look at the color of those microgreens in the cover photo, as well as in the photograph below.  They’re spectacular! Beet microgreens have more going for them than looks. They taste distinctively like beetroot with earthy overtones. However, beet microgreens do have one downfall. The problem is the seed husk or […]

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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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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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