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Client: Danielle P. 

Concerns: Sprouting

Time to dedicate: 1-2x a week 

Vegetable/ herb garden

Plants at home

Fiddle Leaf Fig

- Keep an eye on holes to make sure there is no bug 

-If you are ready, trim ABOVE a node 

Snake Plant

-Trim the leaves if they start browning, cut at an angle to keep the shape 

Shopping List

10x20 grow tray - get the one with NO HOLES. You will use this with the hemp mat 

https://www.amazon.com/Super-Sprouter-Quad-Thick-Propagation/dp/B00BN12O1I/ref=sr_1_5?dchild=1&keywords=10x20+grow+tray&qid=1589229630&s=lawn-garden&sr=1-5

 

Neem Oil - Great to have on hand for any pests. Spray into the soil so it soaks into the roots. If you see signs of pests, dilute and spray onto the leaves

https://www.homedepot.com/p/Bonide-BONIDE-32-oz-Neem-Oil-Fungicide-Miticide-Insecticide-Ready-To-Use-0226/203528194

Organic bulk sprouting seeds

https://www.mountainroseherbs.com/catalog/herbs-spices/organic-sprouting-seeds

Sprouting Yellow Peas - these have tendrils and are tasty and nutritious 

https://www.trueleafmarket.com/products/pea-yellow-organic-microgreens-seeds?variant=11328753172595

Bull's Blood Beets - very high in nutrition 

https://www.trueleafmarket.com/products/copy-of-beet-seeds-bulls-blood-organic-microgreens-seeds?variant=12613311070323

Black Oil Sunflower - the easier of sunflowers to sprout for microgreens

https://www.trueleafmarket.com/collections/microgreens-kits-and-supplies/products/sunflower-sprouting-black-oil-organic-seeds?variant=38494671112

Red Garnet Amaranth - Very sacred and ancient plant, full of protein 

https://www.trueleafmarket.com/collections/microgreens-kits-and-supplies/products/amaranth-sprouting-red-garnet-seeds-conventional?variant=38494655752

Using the Green Sprouting kit

STEP-BY-STEP instructions 

- Get your tray, place green tray in the clear collection tray 

- Rinse your seeds (or soak them depending on the outer shell thickness)

- Spread seeds out evenly on the green upper level tray. Make sure there are no clumps of seeds 

- Water 4oz make sure seeds are kept damp 

- Make sure to dump the water (from the collection tray underneath) every time you water 

- Water 1-2x a day depending on how dry the seeds get

- In a few days you will start to see the first leaves

- Move the tray to a sunny area, keep changing the water 

- The micro greens will be ready to harvest when the leaves are the size of your pinky nail ​

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WHICH SEEDS TO SOAK 
 

Soak in a cup or bowl before transferring to grow tray,

be sure not to reuse the water 

Peas - soak 4 hours in room temp water

Sunflower - soak 6 hours in COLD water 

Pumpkin - soak 6 hours in room temp water

Wheat grass - soak 6 hours in room temp water 

TROUBLESHOOTING 

Do not be afraid of white feathers that will form around your sprouts. They are part of the root. These feathers are called cilia and they are looking for more water. 

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Both of the images above show the cilia, feather-like. Do not worry if you see this. 

Identifying mold. Mold will be web-like and noticeably different from the feathery cilia

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