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Posts tagged greens

Grow Salad Greens Indoors with the My Greens Light Garden


Winter is a difficult time for me because there are long periods when I can’t get out into the soil. Spring is still on the far horizon, and I’m always asking, “Are we there yet?” Sure, I get a lot of satisfaction from houseplants, and seed catalogs are dreamy. But what about some real gardening? […]

How to Grow Arugula


Did you know about our Vegetable Encyclopedia, an online resource that tells you how to grow dozens of crops? For example, here’s what you’ll find in the entry for arugula, a very popular crop these days: Arugula is a salad green also sold as rocket or by its French name, roquette. This member of the […]

Microgreens: A Taste of Spring


From Seed to Harvest in 23 Days I’m still waiting for spring. Waiting — impatiently — to get out there and garden. But no matter the weather, you can grow and harvest a crop of microgreens just a few weeks. Kind of takes the edge off. Spring is coming. It’s so close, I can taste […]

Flavorful Microgreens Pack Big Nutritional Punch


Those delicate, miniature greens decorating your chef-prepared restaurant meal may not only look beautiful and taste delicious, they could be an unexpected source of important nutrients. A recent study reported in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry found that microgreen cotyledons, or seed leaves, have higher nutritional densities when compared to those of mature […]

Awesome Arugula

Arugula for salad

Arugula (Eruca sativa) is a non-heading, peppery green, also known as rocket or roquette. Popular in Italian cuisine, it’s been cultivated since Greek and Roman times. Usually eaten raw in salads, it can also be made into pesto, sprinkled on a just-cooked pizza or be tossed into hot pasta. The smell of arugula leaves can […]

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