Microgreens: A Guide to Growing Nutrient-Packed Greens

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Gibbs Smith, Sep 1, 2009 - Gardening
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--With simple instructions, Microgreens: A Guide to Growing Nutrient-Packed Greens by Eric Franks and Jasmine Richardson, shows readers how to grow their own little greens of arugula, basil, purple cabbage, chard, radishes, broccoli, cilantro, and more. Microgreens teaches the easy process of how to plant and grow, as well as how to harvest little greens, which on average is about 2 weeks after sowing. Eaten alone, as a salad, or added to soups, entrees, sandwiches, burgers, or anything else, these tiny greens of nutrition will enhance everyday food and life! Only a small amount of space is needed to grow microgreens--a porch, patio, deck, or balcony, indoors or outdoors, will do. This allows anyone to easily incorporate microgreens into their daily meals, and the greens' nutritional potency make them a must-eat in a healthy diet, any time of the year! Microgreens features instructions on how to grow all sorts of microgreens, including: AmaranthArugulaBasilBeetBroccoliCeleryChardCilantroCressEndiveMustardPac ChoiPeaPurple CabbageRadishTokyo Bekana
 

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User Review  - buchowl - LibraryThing

This book has a mistake in the subtitle - the word "complete" is missing before the word "guide" (although this book does only deal with soil growing, no hydroponics here). All kidding aside, the ... Read full review

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Contents

Why Microgreens?
15
Health and Microgreen
25
Materials
33
HowtoGrow TenStep Process
45
Individual Crops
63
Composting
115
Food as Art
129
Troubleshooting
169
Recommended Books and Resources
177
Sources
185
Index
190
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Eric Frank and Jasmine Richardson reside in Big Sur, California, where they own Microcosm Microgreens.

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