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Hydroponics for Kids: Build a 2 Liter Bottle Garden

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I was chatting with Charlotte, a subscriber on the EG YouTube channel and she had a REALLY good idea: Actually, it would be kinda cool if you had a page on the site for kids….. school projects and such for hydroponics. I homeschool 5 kids, and this would be a pretty cool science project. How to do it on the cheap (most ... Read More »

How to Build a DIY Pallet Garden for Thirty Bucks

Pallet Garden

If you’re reading this post, chances are you’ve got an old pallet that isn’t being used at all.  I had one too, and I knew there was SOMETHING I could do with it…but what? With a little creative thinking (and Googling), I came up with a cool idea for a vertical pallet garden that cost me under $30 to build! ... Read More »

Common Microgreen Problems

Common Microgreen Problems

While growing microgreens is relatively simple when compared to a lot of hydroponic plants, you can still run into a lot of different problems.  In the microgreens business that I have recently started, I’ve found that it’s been a challenge to control for all of the different things that can go wrong when growing restaurant-ready microgreens.  Here are all of ... Read More »

How to Plant Microgreen Seeds

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This post is a continuation of the Epic Gardening microgreens guide, which I’ve created to help you through your first grow of microgreens!  If you haven’t checked out the first post, gathering the materials, then head over there first and get all of your materials in order.  Otherwise, read on and learn how to plant microgreen seeds! Prepare the Tray Before ... Read More »

Microgreens Guide: Gathering the Materials

Microgreens Materials

Welcome to the kickoff of the Epic Gardening microgreens guide!  I’m very excited to share with you exactly how to go through your very own microgreens grow at home.  If you haven’t already checked out my introduction to microgreens, be sure to do that before you get started on this guide. In this first post, I’ll break down exactly what ... Read More »

Hydroponic Herb Garden Guide

Hydroponic Herb Guide

The Herb Hassle I’m willing to bet that you love using fresh herbs in the meals you prepare for yourself and your family. Herbs are a fantastic way to add flavor and zest to any dish imaginable…but there’s a problem. Most of the time, we settle for dried herbs for a couple of reasons: Dried herbs save money. Fresh, organic ... Read More »