The My Greens Light Garden has four growing trays, so you can ensure a continued flow of fresh greens by planting a new batch of seeds every couple of weeks. After harvest, wash and replant empty trays.
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 horizo [...]
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 mustard fami [...]
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 it.
For more information, read the article, How to [...]
Microgreens, about a week old.
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, ha [...]
A spring-planted crop of arugula, growing at our display gardens in Burlington, VT.
Once you’ve cultivated a taste for arugula, you’ll probably want to eat it as often as possible, dressed very simply.
Arugula (Eruca sativa) is a non-heading, peppery green, also known as rocket or roquette. Popular in Italian cuisine, it’s b [...]