How to Grow Microgreens?

Method 1: Water

What do you need?

  • A double container (top comes with holes & bottom comes without holes), seeds and water. Wet cloth is optional.

Step 1: Soak seeds for 8 hours using tap water

Step 2: Rinse and sow seeds evenly on top of double container, fill bottom container with filtered / tap water
 
Optional: Cover the seeds with wet cloth and remove the cloth when the seeds sprout

 
Step 3: Put the double container on windowsill with partial sunlight, prefer well-ventilated area
 
Step 4: Change filtered / tap water everyday
 
Step 5: Typically ready to harvest between day 7 to day 10, use scissors to cut
Method 2: Compost / Soil

What do you need?
  • A shallow pot or flat tray about 2.5 cm to 3 cm, compost or soil, seeds and water sprayer. Tissue towel or wet cloth is optional.
 
Step 1: Soak seeds for 8 hours using tap water
 
Step 2: Rinse and sow seeds evenly on compost (2 cm) or soil (2 cm)
 
Optional: You can cover the seeds with a tissue towel or wet cloth and remove the tissue towel or wet cloth when the seeds sprout
 
Step 3: Spray water and put the pot or tray on windowsill with partial sunlight, please ensure the compost / soil is moist enough, prefer well-ventilated area
 
Step 4: Spray water everyday
 
Step 5: Typically ready to harvest between day 7 to day 10, use scissors to cut

 

 
Most microgreens won’t grow back after cutting as the plants expense all their energy on their first growth.
 

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Recycled containers/pots/items you can use to grow microgreens:

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Personally, I like white radish microgreens a lot because of their slight "wasabi" taste. Enjoy your garden to table!

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