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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

How To:

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


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


A Farmer's Greens Craving

There is a time of the year in which I start having a greens craving. We officially entered that time last month.

In January there is always a limited amount of fresh local greens vs. 252 more words


Micro Greens

During the winter months it can be more difficult to obtain the necessary nutrients, vitamins and minerals in our foods than in the summer months where vibrant nutrient dense fruits and vegetables can be abundant to us. 356 more words