Microgreens can be grown in soil, on a growing medium or hydroponically in water. Everyone can learn the basics of how to grow microgreens at home with this article from Allen County Extension Master Gardeners.
Learn the step by step process of producing a reliable food source indoors with author Susan's hybrid approach. She uses a growing system that is kind of a cross between home and professional grow-light systems. Grow MGs in organic potting soil with Susan's in the Garden on YouTube.
Learn Gil's process from his commercial and home growring experience on how to get the best yields of leafy MGs from a reusable medium. The use of stainless steel screens is a relatively new method in the industry. Sproutpeople offer a stainless steel sprouter that brings this medium to the home grower with some special instructions HERE.
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This little cutie was the first kit that got M4H Founder, Julie, excited about growing microgreens at home! The non-GMO seed mixes and self-watering growing trays of Rebel Gardens produced very healthy plants right in her kitchen. Grow Greens the Easy Way at
Wanting to grow microgreens in a reusable container led Julie to experiment with the stainless steel Vertical Leafy Sprout Kit by the Sprout People. This method can decrease the risk of pathogens and produces a greater amount of finished product than most introductory kits.
Considered the gold standard by many microgreen growers, Julie found a great germination rate when testing and utilizing the seeds designated as microgreens at True Leaf Market. Exceptional selection and customer service.
M4H interviews Beth Ritzman of Something Better with Beth on an innovative subscription service for home delivery of freshly harvested microgreens in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Find similar services in larger cities nationwide.
Here's an interview for the Allen County Extension Master Gardeners where Beth and another local grower share her expertise.
Julie began her MG journey with a search to extend the 5a/6b growing season by planting leafy greens in halved 5-gallon water jugs next to the house! Baby greens grew well albeit more slowly as temps cooled off. Growing indoors seemed impossible due to the risk of soil-borne pathogens and Julie's sensitivities. But alas, the risks are extremely low with the quick-growing microgreen systems we recommend at M4H in addition to the 3 tiers of growing systems coming soon on our SHOP NOW page.
Johnny's Seeds is another gold standard for home and professional growers of microgreens in addition to seeds of all types. This link includes dedicated MG seeds in and dozens of useful articles to further your success.