A Handy Vegetable Growing Cheat Sheet

As we’re getting close to Spring in most areas of the world, it’s always a good idea to have a cheat sheet for some of the most popular veggies we grow in our urban gardens and farms.  We found this awesome infographic while looking for planting dates for common veggies and thought, “Damn, this is … Read more

8 Vegetables You Can Regrow Over and Over Again

The popularity of the post on 16 invasive species that are sold at most garden centers prompted me to do some digging and find more cool facts about plants that most of us (including me) don’t know! Most of us have grown at least one of the veggies on this list, but I’d venture a … 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

Microgreens Guide: Gathering the 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, … Read more