Microgreens are easy to cultivate practically anywhere and are quickly taking over healthy kitchens all around the world. Microgreens are the fastest-growing food plants ever. 8-10 days after seed sowing, micro-methi can harvest. Within 10-12 days of seeding, we can harvest other microgreen leaves such as spinach, amaranth, and mustard.
Microgreens are high in vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, making them superfoods. These tiny green plants are higher in nutrients than leafy foods. The health benefits of including microgreens in your regular diet are incredible. Growing and consuming microgreen veggies is the quickest way to detox after a significant calorie intake during the holidays or festivals. Microgreens are best suited to an urban lifestyle.
It is preferable to use Microgreen seeds rather than mature vegetable seeds when growing a specific Microgreen. Regular seeds are not to cultivate microgreens; only use microgreen seeds. Abono offers distinct varieties of Microgreens seeds for purchase online.
Potting Soil works the best, but you may use any soil from your garden too. The Soil should not contain any chemicals or pesticides to grow Microgreens. You can also use the soilless medium for growing microgreens.
Microgreens require at least 3-4 hours of natural light every day to thrive. A sunny windowsill or a sun-drenched balcony are ideal locations for your plant.
Water is an essential component of Microgreens. It is necessary to keep the soil moist at all times. Because of its micro outlets, a hand sprinkler is beneficial for the plant because it does not let open a large rain of water. For your Microgreens, use fresh tap water rather than any chemically processed water.
Let’s take a look at some of the simplest microgreen kinds to cultivate that can make a significant difference in your health
Radish is an excellent kind to choose for beginners because it is one of the fastest-growing microgreens available. Vitamin B, C, Zinc, Magnesium, and Phosphorus, as well as antioxidants, are abundant in radish microgreens. The peppery radish zest in tiny green leaves would be a tasty addition to your meals’ texture and color. Radish microgreen seeds can be planted at any time of year.
Broccoli microgreens’ anti-inflammatory characteristics will aid in the removal of pollutants from the body. Broccoli microgreens are high in vitamin A, C, E, and K, as well as protein and calcium, as well as iron, magnesium, and phosphorus. To get the most out of this versatile green, add a handful of broccoli microgreens to your soup, smoothie, or sandwich.
Beetroot microgreens’ brilliant red and purple colors are enough to form an eye-catching ensemble on your dishes. Zinc, iron, calcium, potassium, magnesium, and vitamins A, B, C, and K, are abundant in beetroot microgreens. Be generous with beetroot microgreens on green salads, pizza, and sandwiches. Beetroot microgreen seeds can be planted all year and harvested at any time.
The dark green leaves of spinach microgreens have a somewhat sweet flavor that goes well with juices and smoothies. Spinach microgreens are high in iron, potassium, calcium, and vitamins A and C. Spinach microgreens help control blood pressure, prevent cancer, and reduce the risk of diabetes.
For its pleasant flavor, parsley has been making the rounds on top of cuisines around the world. Iron, calcium, magnesium, potassium, fiber, and vitamins A, C, and K are abundant in parsley microgreens. Parsley microgreens are beneficial to liver function and will slow the progression of certain diseases.