Oct
19
2012

Micro-greens : a beginners garden

With all the press as of late, we figured we would have a go at micro-greening for the winter.  Here are the pictures from our first test crop. We used Roots Organics Green Lite growing mix.  This is a light mix of coco, peat, perlite, and pumice; composted with livestock manure, worm castings, bat guano, fish meal, crab meal, fish bone meal, soybean meal and kelp meal. We then filled a 10×20 propagation tray about 3/4 of the way and … Continue Reading

Oct
05
2012

Micro-greens : a new winter crop

Now that your summer garden is coming to an end, it is time to start thinking about your winter garden.  This month, we are going to talk about growing micro-greens  which pack a lot of nutrients into a small space.  Most folks are familiar with sprouting or baby greens, well this is an option right in the middle.  This gardening approach is definitely worth exploring, considering there is a lot of anecdotal evidence on the Internet that points to the fact micro-greens may … Continue Reading