Some of you may be interested in this Quote from a Facebook Page written by The Seed Guy:The Seed Guy

"NOW IS A GOOD TIME TO GROW SOME MICRO-GREENS

Good Morning from The Seed Guy. It's Springtime, and many of you have started your planting already, but while you are waiting on your Veggies to grow to harvest, you might want to try your hand at growing some Micro-greens. They can be grown year round in your home, and they pack a punch in the nutrient department.

Researchers from the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the University of Maryland found that leaves from Micro-greens actually have actually more nutrients than the full sized plants.

Micro-greens are the first true leaves produced from a seedling, often under 14 days, and usually about 1-3 inches in height.

They are considered the perfect toppers to your meals and will add nutritional value and taste. Nutrients vary by plant but most include large amounts of vitamins C and E and beta carotene. Researchers found that Cabbage contains the highest amount of vitamin C, Radish Micro-greens the most vitamin E, and Cilantro or Coriander Micro-greens contain three times more beta-carotene than mature plants. Overall, the more colorful the Veggie, the more nutrients it contains.

TOP MICRO-GREENS:
Arugula
Basil
Beet Greens
Broccoli
Cabbage
Cilantro
Collard Greens
Kale
Lettuce
Peas
Radish greens
Spinach
Swiss Chard
Watercress

You can buy a Micro-greens kit, or can start from scratch and do yourself. If you choose to do it yourself, you will need reusable or disposable plastic food containers. You can use your Tupperware containers, containers that blueberries or strawberries are sold in, or you can buy plastic grow containers from one of the Home Garden stores.

Next--Create drainage holes, fill with Seed-starting mix, and then your choice of Heirloom Seeds. (THE SEED GUY has a great 64 Variety Spring Garden Heirloom Seed package listed below with all the top Micro-green varieties, plus many more Seed varieties for your Garden). Sprinkle an additional layer of mix over the seeds, and mist with a spray bottle. You’ll want to water whenever the soil looks dry (at least daily) and provide sunlight.

Micro-greens can also be grown in your outdoor garden. Just be sure your garden soil is loose and weed-free prior to planting. Water when the soil is dry, but do your best to create a gentle stream so as to not bury the seeds deeper in soil. Seeds should be planted ⅛ to ¼ of an inch apart. They don’t need to be spaced farther apart, since you will harvest early.

Micro-greens are meant to be harvested when small, about 1-3 inches tall. You’ll want to harvest when you see a second set of leaves appear. Just snip with scissors above the soil level, or you can pull up entire clumps of greens (you cannot harvest more than once). If you want to grow more, then leave the old roots in place and scatter additional seeds.

At THE SEED GUY, we have a great 64 Variety Heirloom Seed Pkg Special that contains 40,000 Heirloom Seeds, Non GMO, Hand Counted and Packaged for Quality Control, and all varieties are individually packaged and then put in a 10 x 14 silver mylar bag. All Seeds are Small Farm Grown, Fresh from the 2015 harvest, and priced very reasonably at $59 -- so more Families, Like Yours, can afford to grow their own Healthy gardens. You will get 50 Veggie Seed varieties, and then 14 Herb Seed varieties as our Bonus to you. Every one of the Top Micro-greens are included in this Seed package.

You can go to our website to see Seed varieties included, and to ORDER at https://theseedguy.com/85-spring-garden-64-variety-heirloom… You can also call us 7 days a week for questions or to order by phone, and you will always talk to a Live Person. 918-906-7381

If you LIKE US on our Facebook page, you will be able to see more of our Great Gardening Articles, Heirloom Seed Offers, and Healthy Juice Recipes. https://www.facebook.com/theseedguy Thank You, and God Bless You and Your Family."


We hand package our NON-GMO Heirloom seeds in 2 x 3 see-thru ziplocks and place them in a 10 x 14 silver Mylar bag. Includes 4 pages of Planting/Growing/Seed Saving info. 

For those of you who like to stock up, since they are packed in a Mylar Bag, you may want to purchase them and save them unopened in the Freezer, as a part of your Emergency Seed Collection.

I have not bought seeds from this Gentleman.
I have read if any seeds for that season are not Viable, he will replace them and your Orders will take a while before they arrive. With that in mind you may want to call him first.


 
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