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What are Microgreens? Nutrition, Health Benefits and How to Grow Them

While growing microgreens are increasing in popularity and more and more people are starting to cultivating them at home, many are still unaware of these amazingly healthy tiny greens.  So, what are microgreens? Microgreens are vegetables...
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How to Sanitize Microgreen Trays in 4 Steps

When you are growing microgreens, whether it's for personal or commercial use, it's important to keep your trays clean, and sanitized. Removing soil and other residues from your growth, such as roots and dead...
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Can Microgreens Be Dehydrated?

Dehydration is an easy and cost-effective way to make fruits and vegetables last longer, but what about Microgreens? Growing them is a quick process, and once they are harvested, you can store them fresh...

How to Control Humidity and Temperature in Microgreens

Humidity is a necessity for plants and microgreens to thrive. If you have ever entered a botanical garden or a greenhouse, you may have felt the sensation of hot and humid air. Being able...

8 Common Microgreen Problems and How to Fix Them

Growing microgreens is easy. You don't need many resources and it's fairly quickly. Nevertheless, you can always run into different problems which may cause your growth to not be as healthy as you had...

If Your Microgreens Smell, This Might Be Why

Are your microgreens, smelling foul? This bad odor is the result of molding, rotting microgreens! They are being damaged due to overwatering and other environmental conditions. Why Do My Microgreens Smell? Foul-smelling microgreens have generally been...

How Long Do Microgreen Seeds Last?

Do you have more seeds at hand than you can grow at one time? It happens to all of us. We can get too avid and buy too many seeds. Don't worry, they don't...

Can You Really Make A Profit Out Of Microgreens?

Microgreens have risen in popularity over the years. Major sandwich chains use them, every grocery store sells them, and they can be grown quickly and easily in everybody’s homes. But did you know that...

How to Tell if Microgreens Went Bad: 9 Signs to Look For

Microgreens pack a delicious and nutritious punch that many love. Whether you want to use your microgreens on a salad, as a garnish, or incorporate them into a dish, many love the taste and...
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The 35 Tastiest Ways to Use Microgreens

Growing your own microgreens opens up a world of ways to adding taste and nutrition to your everyday meals as well as creating new meals to your table. When you start growing your microgreens...
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Are Microgreen Seeds Different from Regular Seeds?

If you are interested in growing a sustainable crop of microgreens, you may be wondering what the best seeds are to begin the process. During the spring months, seeds are abundant in many...
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The 14 Most Nutritious Microgreens To Grow And Eat

Despite their “micro” size, microgreens are considered a superfood high in nutritional value amongst many things. The ease of growing and maintaining them makes them a popular food choice for those eager to up...
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Microgreens vs. Sprouts: What’s the Difference?

Both microgreens and sprouts have enjoyed renewed popularity in recent years due to their use in fine dining and local food movements, but many people can’t tell the two vegetables apart.  So what’s the difference...
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Why Are Microgreens So Expensive?

One of the biggest obstacles to adopting a healthy lifestyle is the price of the grocery bill when choosing organic, non-processed foods. And if you are interested in adding the “vegetable confetti” known as...
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Can You Eat Too Many Microgreens?

When people start eating or growing microgreens, one thing they may worry about is whether or not they’re eating too many. There are some indications that eating microgreens can be risky for your health...
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The 2 Best Ways to Store Microgreens After Harvest

Everyone’s had the unfortunate moment of opening their fridge to find their once crunchy greens soggy and inedible. Microgreens are especially susceptible to this, even when we harvest them ourselves. What are the best ways...

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How To Grow Microgreens In Water: The Ultimate Guide

There are different ways to grow your microgreens and one of them is to grow in water. If the necessary growing conditions are kept,...

How to Grow Microgreens in Your Basement: A Step-by-Step Guide

Microgreens are one of the latest health food crazes and for a good reason. Packed with nutrients, microgreens are the young shoots of a...

Are Grow Tents a Fire Hazard?

Growing microgreens in grow tents is popular as they provide an ideal environment for growing indoors. As your grow tent setup require light, electricity,...

Can You Grow Microgreens in Peat Moss?

Peat moss is a common medium used to grow vegetables and herbs. One of the best characteristics of peat moss is that it holds...

How Long Do Microgreens Take to Grow? Here’s a Timeline!

Microgreens are essentially a variety of greens, lettuces, or herbs that are harvested at a young age, usually after they have developed their first...

The 12 Best Microgreen Trays on the Market

The benefits of growing microgreens are that they can be grown all year anywhere you live. The reason is that they can be easily...