Tips for grow­ing mi­cro­greens in the ground

In the ground re­quires less at­ten­tion to wa­ter­ing but the greens are not quite so easy to cut off at ground level.

NZ Lifestyle Block - - Plants With A Purpose - Beds are eas­ier to work. 4. A good idea is to lay a grid pat­tern with bam­boo or dow­el­ing and plant dif­fer­ent seeds in the squares at dif­fer­ent time in­ter­vals. As one batch is ger­mi­nat­ing, sow another, bear­ing in mind time to harvest can be any­thing from 8

• Is the media good qual­ity? • Were con­tain­ers cleaned thor­oughly? • Was seed sown too thickly? • Were the tem­per­a­tures ad­e­quate for ger­mi­na­tion? • Are you over-wa­ter­ing? • Is there enough air cir­cu­la­tion around plants?

SCORCHED LEAVES:

• Is the light too strong? • Did you wa­ter in the heat of the day? • Did plants dry out (usu­ally worse around the edges)?

PALE, SPINDLY PLANTS:

• How much light are plants get­ting? Seedlings grown in low light (as in a gar­den shed) will have weak, drawnup stems. Note that plants may have a shorter life, but they are still quite ed­i­ble.

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