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How to Grow Your Own Micro Greens

What you’ll need:
  • Flat, draining, seedling tray
  • organic potting soil and sheep manure
  • organic micro green seeds
1. Mix 1 part sheep manure to 3 parts potting soil in a clean pail
2.Spread your mix approximately 2-3 inches deep in the seed tray; making sure it is fairly level.
3. Spread an even coat of seeds onto mix of approximately 4 – 6 seeds per square inch.
4. Soak the seeds with a light mist (small watering can works well)
5. Sprinkle a light coating of mix on top to barely cover seeds. Add another light sprinkle of water to moisten the top mix.
6. Keep out of sun at room temperature for 3 to 4 days until you see them start to germinate.
7. Put indoors in full sun, and water as needed (usually morning and afternoon).
8. In 3 to 4 weeks, the true leaves appear (which will be the second set of leaves). Cut micro greens at base of stem with scissors
9. Enjoy!
About the Author
Mike is in charge of everything outdoors at Shanti, especially the garden. He enjoys planting and harvesting from Shanti’s permaculture garden, and sharing the bounty  with the guests. His interests include off grid living, tiny homes, construction and relaxing vacations! 

Date Added: May 19, 2015 | Comments (0) | Filed under: Green Living,Living Seasonally & Locally,Shanti Kitchen

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