How to Grow Wheatgrass in a Few Simple Steps

How To Grow Wheatgrass

I’ll be the first to admit it. For a while, I thought wheatgrass was one of those “health foods” that people raved about just because they thought they were being healthy. Like, who wants to eat a blade of grass? But I knew I could learn how to grow wheatgrass myself, so I experimented with … Read more

How to Grow Pak Choi Microgreens Fast and Easy

How to Grow Pak Choi Microgreens Fast and Easy

Pak choi is a microgreen known by many names. Perhaps more recognizable as Chinese cabbage or bok choy, it’s a very easy microgreen to grow both in terms of the technique and its speed. You can get a fresh batch of pak choi microgreens every 10 days if you want, making it a great microgreen … Read more

How to Grow Kale Microgreens Fast and Easy

Kale microgreens are some of the faster and easier to grow micros out there, making them a great starter crop for beginners. It’s hard to mess these up! They perform equally well hydroponically or in soil. However, if you are harvesting them past the 10 day mark I would recommend either growing in soil or supplementing … Read more

How to Grow Amaranth Microgreens Fast and Easy

How to Grow Amaranth Microgreens Fast and Easy

Amaranth is one of the most visually striking microgreens you can grow. It’s translucent violet color pops on the plate and makes an amazing addition to almost any dish. I became so obsessed with the look of it while growing it that I took a time lapse of eight hours of growth just to see … Read more

How to Grow Cress Microgreens Fast and Easy

How to Grow Cress Microgreens Fast and Easy

Cress is a popular microgreen due to how easy it is to grow and the fact that it’s one of the most nutrient-dense greens out there. It even beats the Almighty Kale in terms of nutrient density according to the USDA. The peppery taste and unique leaf structure make it a chef favorite, used in … Read more

How to Grow Arugula Microgreens Fast and Easy

How to grow arugula microgreens

If you’re just starting out growing microgreens, then growing arugula microgreens is a great way to begin. It’s a popular plant among chefs and home cooks alike, with a zesty, nutty flavor that spices up most dishes. It also grows very quickly, typically harvested in around ten days.​ The seeds are relatively cheap, going for … Read more

Is It Smart To Grow Microgreens Without Soil?

An Epic Gardening reader who grows microgreens recently emailed me and let me in on a little experiment he was conducting.  You see, he’s always been into growing microgreens hydroponically, but wanted to test and see if there were better ways to grow microgreens.  So he set up an experiment. His name is Darko, and … Read more

Microgreens Maintenance

So You Planted Your Microgreen Seeds…Now What? If you’re reading this post, you should have already read the microgreens introduction, gathered your materials, and planted your microgreen seeds.  If you haven’t, get on it! Back?  Alright, let’s get started. Microgreens don’t require a lot of daily care to get them to harvest, but there ARE … Read more

Building a Microgreens Business – The Beginning

I’ve been experimenting with gardening techniques for about two years now. I started back in 2010 with my brother and Square Foot Gardening, a super-easy method of gardening at home. Funnily enough, I now also work for the author and his non-profit foundation. After SFG, I got into hydroponics and soil-free gardening. This was (and … Read more

Common Microgreen Problems

Common Microgreen Problems | Epic Gardening

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 … Read more

How to Plant Microgreen Seeds

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 … Read more