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What is a micro-green?

Most people have heard of Alfalfa Sprouts or Mung Bean Sprouts; Micro-greens are the next phase of growth after the sprout. A micro-green has started to form roots and grown its first set of leaves. 256 more words

Micro-greens

Alternative leafy greens when lettuces are expensive or unavailable

The recent heavy rain events created havoc with vegetable production around Auckland. Lettuces @$7 each and a broccoli head @$4.50 each tell a sad story for veggie eating in Auckland now. 654 more words

Food Gardens/edible Gardens

How To: Micro Greens Part Two

April Fool’s Day in Chicago is no joke–today it’s a sprightly 55 degrees and sunny…perfect day to visit the local garden center! We hit up the Sale table and found adorable fairy houses ($1.50!), a solar-powered fairy herself ($4.00!) and assorted fairy knick-knacks to outfit her Under the Tree Abode. 237 more words

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Grow micro greens and roots for health, wealth and vitality. 

So often I see empty glasshouses and polytunnels many of them in desperate need of repair! I cannot help but think they could be put to such good use for just a few hours a week, some left over seeds from last years vegetable sowing or even propagating a few plants from your own garden borders. 387 more words

Gardening Gardens

Roasted Aubergine & Garden Salad

This morning I read a post by Glover Gardens Cookbook about a chipotle rub and a chipotle barbecue sauce. I put the rub recipe together within minutes of reading. 128 more words

Vegetarian

The Curious Incident Of The Sprouts At Nighttime

Sprouts are surprisingly easy to grow! With these I didn’t even need any dirt. Just mason jars, lids, and water.

The instructions are easy. First you take 1-4 tablespoons (your preference) of sprouts and put them in a mason jar. 74 more words

Micro Greens and Meditation

Driving in the car our 9 year old spontaneously quips, “Momma I hope that you don’t turn into a meditation teacher.” What?!  Having no idea why she would ask me this in the first place, she told me that I would constantly be asking her “if and why” she was mad. 301 more words

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