Microgreens vs Sprouts - What’s The Difference and Should You Care?

Posted in Education on February 21, 2021

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Many people with basic knowledge on microgreens farming would assume that microgreens and sprouts are practically the same thing. Even today many people would still assume that microgreens and sprouts are the same thing. Contrary to very popular belief microgreens, are not the same things as sprouts. After reading this post you should understand what the difference is. All plants start as a seed Think of a seed as an embryo. Seeds are embryos that Read More »

The Best Soil for Microgreens - What to Look For (And What to Avoid)

Posted in Reviews on February 8, 2021

Burpee 8 qt Organic Coir Compressed Seed Starting Mix 1-Brick for Microgreens

Growing microgreens is the fastest, most comprehensible way to get your bow on daily servings of vegetables and herbs, even for the laziest of vegetarians. They are perfect as a garnish on a fresh-baked bagel, delicious in salads, and satisfying as a light meal by themselves. They also make great plant food for your balcony's houseplants! But if you want to eat gorgeous and nutritious vegetables, you'll need to choose the best possible soil for Read More »

How to Grow Amaranth Microgreens

Posted in Education on January 25, 2021

Amaranth microgreens are among farmers top 5 most favorite micro veggies to grow. It's a delicious, gluten-free grain that provides a lot of protein and fiber as well as micronutrients. It reduce people's inflammation, lower cholesterol levels and stimulates weight loss. In today's post we're about to explore the steps for growing the Red Garnet Amaranth. Ingredients you'll need to grow Amaranth Microgreens: Seeds Seed shaker Soil We'd recommend using a 50/50 mix of organic Read More »

Growing Radish Microgreens: 5 Easy Steps to Follow

Posted in Education on January 18, 2021

Growing radish microgreens is essential for almost every microgreen farmer including all the guys we've been interviewing on Microgreenology since Spring 2020. You can find all the interviews in the 'Success Stories' section of the blog. And as clarified in the blog post devoted on choosing the best source to purchase radish seeds, there are more than 30 varieties of microgreen radish. Good news is that steps to grow tasty radish microgreens are identical regardless Read More »

Best Stackable Stainless Steel Sprouter Kit

Posted in Reviews on January 11, 2021

Last time we reviewed a few sprouting jars that you can use to grow you sprouts - a nice microgreen alternative many people also like growing. In this post we'll focus on the Best Stackable Stainless Steel Sprouter Kit. This time we are taking a bit more critical approach. As an Amazon Associate we earn from qualifying purchases. Searching 'Stackable Stainless Steel Sprouter Kits' on Amazon will return results with very similar results. After browsing Read More »

7 Best Sprouting Jars to Grow Sprouts in Your Kitchen

Posted in Reviews on January 4, 2021

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Sprouting Jars are an alternative medium for growing sprouts for starters. They are often offered as bundles that include almost everything to get started like the jars themselves, stainless steel or plastic sprouting lids, drip trays and stands. All this makes it a perfect gift as well. We've picked 12 of the best sprouting jars for you to compare and the one that fits you most. As an Amazon Associate we earn from qualifying purchases. Read More »

Best Microgreen Farms in Toronto in 2021

Posted in Marketing on December 28, 2020
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If you live in Toronto or in the area close to the city there are a couple of options to choose from to purchase tasty microgreens delivered at your home. One of the most reputable farms in the area is: Living Earth Farm Living Earth Farm is a certified organic vertical farm that specializes in year round premium quality microgreens and baby greens. They are located in Toronto and focus on producing food that is sustainable for Read More »

Reviewing Premier Seeds Direct - First Amateur Results

Posted in Reviews on December 21, 2020

In this blog post we are reviewing seeds from Premier Seeds Direct - a UK based company that's been around for the past 25 years. As an Amazon Associate we earn from qualifying purchases. For US based seed suppliers please check here: Back to Premier Seeds Direct: We chose to start with their: Sprouting Radish - Rambo Their bulk Organic CRESS Curled/Common Broccoli Organic Sprouting Seeds Organic Sprouting White Mustard We used some plain containers Read More »

Here Are The Best Sources for Purchasing Microgreen Radish Seeds

Posted in Reviews on December 15, 2020

radish microgreen seeds

If you have been reading our blog for a while and especially the success stories, you may have already noticed that most farmers start growing just a few kinds of microgreens and of course radish is one of the top ones. The radish microgreens are ready for harvesting within 10 days and also come with their bright colors and flavor. Let's take a look at a few reputable brand names and the marketplaces they are Read More »

Reviewing The 3 Best Portable Greenhouses

Posted in Reviews on December 7, 2020

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Have you considered building or buying a greenhouse for your gardening or farming practices? Gardening is, in all honesty, a rather complex and labor-intensive process that takes a lot of time and energy. At the same time, it can also require having equipment that can help save a lot of your precious time. For instance, you might want to buy yourself a greenhouse not only because you love gardening but for the fact that you want to make sure that your plants, fruits, and vegetables can grow properly. And if you're considering buying one, then you should consider the following best greenhouses, for they are all designed to provide you with quality and excellent functionality.