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Top 5 Microgreens You Must Grow At Home

Top 5 Microgreens You Must Grow At Home

Top 5 Microgreens

Microgreens are packed with nutrients and they're super easy to grow. Not many people actually gro microgreens in their house. They're very easy to grow and they're delicious in salads. The seeds that I like to use are by sprout house. 

These are 100% organic seeds and they have a very high germination rate. I've been using these seeds for quite a few years and I swear by them. There are top five microgreens-

1. Sunflower Microgreens

Sunflower microgreens are the most popular microgreens in the market. Sunflower receives are quite large in size as compared to other microgreens. Add the sunflower seeds to a glass or a container and then add water to soak the seeds for 24 hours. After 24 hours the sieves are well hydrated. Add the seeds on top of the growing medium spread.

The seeds evenly with hands throughout the container flatten out the surface with a piece of wood. Do not cover the seeds with soil just place another container on top of the seeds to black out the seeds. And put some weight on top. It is very important to add weight on top. So that the roots penetrate deep into the growing medium and the microgreens develop straight. And tall after 2 days which is three days from the start uncover the container.

The sunflower seeds develop shoots keep watering every other day with a spray bottle after another two days. The shoots are about an inch tall. The container is growing very beautifully, some uneven growth of sunflower is common. There is absolutely no mold in this container and it is all because of coconut coir that retains moisture and absorbs any extra water and in turns prevents mold from growing place.

The container near an airflow or a draught from AC or heat vent proper air flow prevents mold as well. After another two days, the shoots are about two to three inches tall. After another three days, the shoots are four inches tall and ready to harvest.

2. Microgreens Pea

Microgreens pea is the second most popular, it right after sunflower microgreens. And they are by far the easiest microgreens to grow. If you want to get into growing microgreens you should start with pea shields.

First, start with some pea seeds. Pea seeds are quite large in size as compared to other microgreens. Add the pea seeds to a glass or a container. And then add water to soak the seeds for 24 hours. After 24 hours the sieves are well hydrated. Add the seeds on top of the growing medium spread.

The seeds evenly with hands throughout the container. At this point, you can either add a more growing medium on top of the seeds to cover and black out the seeds or you can use another plastic container on top of the seeds to black out the seeds. And then flatten out the surface with a piece of wood covering the seeds with growing medium works really well with PCs. However, this is not true with other microgreens, it's better to black out other microgreens with another flat or container after planting water from the container one more time.

After two days the pea seeds will start to develop shoes keep watering every other day with a spray bottle. After another two days, shoots are about an inch tall. After another two days, the shoots are about two to three inches tall. Pea shoots are very easy to grow and unlike sunflower microgreens, pea shoots are forgivable if you make few mistakes.

These shoes are not very particular about the blackout and applying a weight on top when growing. Although these practices help to have a uniform and consistent harvest. After another three days, the shoes are about five to six inches tall and ready to harvest. The growth is the straight smooth and healthy harvest. The shoots with scissors or knife take about four inches of shoots when harvesting.

3. Radish Microgreens

Radish microgreens are the fastest growing microgreens of all radish seeds. It's very small in size. And it is very easy to plant a lot of seeds. So be careful when planting. You do not have to pre-soak ready sous, just sprinkle the seeds in the container and spread the seeds. And leaving some gaps in the cluster of seeds, cover the seeds with growing medium and flatten out the surface.

Even if you don't cover the seeds that are ready seeds will grow really well. The planting after two days the seeds will sprout and begin to grow. Seeds do not require any weight on top to start growing either little seedlings will develop with pink stalks.

After two more days the radish microgreens are about one to two inches tall. Radish microgreens grow very fast. And after another two days which is six days since planting the radish microgreens are 3 inches tall and ready to harvest. The radish microgreens have a very spicy flavour and very much resemble the case of radishes.

These microgreens can be added to soups sellers and sandwiches for spicy and crunchy flavour. Simply cut the top two inches of microgreens to harvest and check out all these beautiful microgreens.

4. Broccoli Microgreens

First, start with some broccoli seeds, you do not have to pre-soak broccoli seeds. Add the seeds on top of the growing medium, use carefully as it is very easy to overplant prophecy spread.

The seeds evenly with hand throughout the container after planting water the container one more time. Do not top the seeds with soil just place another container on top to black out the seeds and put some weight on top.

It is very important to add weight on top of broccoli seeds so that the roots penetrate deep into the soil in the microgreens develop straight and tall. Broccoli microgreens will not grow well without edit weight on top. After three days uncover the container and the broccoli seeds have developed shoots.

The shoots are yellow because of lack of sunlight while there are some green shoots around the edges. Because these got some light keep watering every other day with the spray bottle. After another two days, the shields are about an inch tall the container is going very easily.

And there is absolutely no mould in this container place. The container near an airflow or a draft from AC or heat vent proper air flow prevents mould as well. After another two days, the shoes are about two inches tall. And after another day the shoots are bar 3 inches tall and ready to harvest. Their growth is the straight smooth and healthy harvest. The shoots with scissor or knife take the top two inches of shoots when harvesting look at these beautiful shots.

5. Crest Microgreens

First start with some cress seeds, add the cress seeds to a jar and then add water to soak the seeds for 24 hours. Pressed seeds will develop a gel-like medium after soaking similar to chia seeds transfer the cress seeds from the jar to the container including any gel or water from the jar.

Do not top the seeds with soil or black out the seeds. There's no need to weigh down the cress seeds either after two days the cress seeds will develop shoots. The shoots are yellow but soon they will turn green keep watering.

Every other day with the spray bottle. After another two days, the shoots are about an inch tall. The container is growing very evenly and smooth. And after another two days, the shoots are about two inches tall and ready to harvest. If left to grow any further. The delicate shoots will topple over and start falling harvest the shoots with scissors or knife.


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