How to Grow Microgreens from Start to Finish (COMPLETE GUIDE)

How to Grow Microgreens from Start to Finish (COMPLETE GUIDE)

This is the most comprehensive guide on how to grow microgreens I have ever produced. Follow along as I take you from seed selection and planting ALL the way through the growing process, including some tips on how to harvest, store, and use microgreens in your kitchen.


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  1. David Lendrum on August 12, 2021 at 9:53 pm

    Amazing. Learned so much in this video. Thank you.

  2. ✨hanoian boy✨ on August 12, 2021 at 9:54 pm

    Seedlings are the cutest things on earth. I would protect and cherish my plant babies always. Sometimes I give them a lil’ pet. I think they like it.

  3. Kristina 28 on August 12, 2021 at 9:54 pm

    Thank you for making this video. You covered everything I wanted/needed to know and congrats on the book!

  4. fallen40000 on August 12, 2021 at 9:54 pm

    What cult is this?

  5. CBris Alchemist on August 12, 2021 at 9:55 pm

    Thank you.🤗

  6. Earleen Tucker on August 12, 2021 at 9:58 pm

    WOW!! You REALLY have me sold on micro-gardening! I am disabled but love to garden & eat fresh, and now I can! Thank you!! I am so excited to do this & can’t wait till I get my delivery!! You are very thorough in your presentation & I have now become your student!! I don’t know how I got to your channel but I do know that it was meant to be! Again, Thank You!!! Earleen

  7. Mary Kay Keller on August 12, 2021 at 9:59 pm

    I am delighted. Have been pondering this for a while and now I am ready to jump in. What a great video! Thank you.

  8. ANIMALS LOVE GOD on August 12, 2021 at 10:02 pm

    Good video. I like how nice you are and very very dedicated to your work in such an honest way 😀

  9. denise Mansell on August 12, 2021 at 10:02 pm

    What if you want to grow the sprouted seed into a full plant? Can you take some sprouted seed and replant it to grow to a big plant?

  10. Voco Troms on August 12, 2021 at 10:03 pm

    Can these microgreens grow forever after each time harvesting?

  11. AramisWyler on August 12, 2021 at 10:05 pm

    Having never seen much of anything in the way of microgreens despite being an indoor gardener, this was an enormous wealth of information. Thank you.

  12. Evelin Ledebuhr on August 12, 2021 at 10:05 pm

    Another way to avoid mold is the spray the soil with food-grade hydrogen peroxide. Follow the instructions on the container. It is a good idea to rinse seeds and sort for broken or bad seeds I have also found that filtered water gives better results. The sprouts like wheat, other grains, sunflowers are not depending on soil nutrients, it is using nourishment from the seed. Wheat and other grasses should only be used while they have one blade. Wheatgrass juice begins to lose its potency after about 7 minutes. If you are blending wheatgrass juice with other juices, Juice it last. Cucumber and wheatgrass are a pleasant combination. (Parasites don’t like cucumber juice.) Sunflower sprouts should only have 2 leaves. When the second set of leaves start, it is no longer a sprout. This is unless you are growing pea sprout or salad greens, ie. baby lettuce, kale, etc. These all will eventually depend on the soil for nutrients. Most of this information came from studying with the late Ann Wigmore, and Brian Clement.

  13. Epic Gardening on August 12, 2021 at 10:06 pm

    Put a lot into this one guys, here are your timestamps:
    0:00 – Common Microgreen Questions
    2:17 – Materials and Planting
    8:21 – Seeds That Require Soaking
    16:03 – Germination Phase
    17:30 – 3 Day Checkup
    18:52 – Light for Microgreens
    23:00 – 5 Day Checkup
    24:27 – 6 Day Checkup
    27:44 – Harvesting Wheatgrass
    29:43 – Juicing Wheatgrass
    31:25 – 7 Day Checkup
    33:20 – Harvesting Microgreens
    39:30 – Storing Microgreens
    40:45 – Final Thoughts

  14. S K on August 12, 2021 at 10:09 pm

    There is no sound.

  15. Lisa G on August 12, 2021 at 10:09 pm

    Hi Kevin. Thanks for your educational videos! I live in Santee, and would grow outside. Would a shaded patio work? How would you recommend growing outside and controlling sun exposure so as not to get burned? Thank you, Lisa

  16. Val on August 12, 2021 at 10:11 pm

    how often do you spray water on them during germination?

  17. cannasseur on August 12, 2021 at 10:11 pm

    It would be nice if you left your OPINION about organics out of the video. It can really confuse people as you were pretty off based with your understanding of organics.

  18. 01ants on August 12, 2021 at 10:13 pm

    How do you eat microgreens?

  19. Farmer Joe on August 12, 2021 at 10:14 pm

    Love the videos, you are one of my inspirations that made me start gardening. Appreciate all the knowledge!

  20. Cthulhu on August 12, 2021 at 10:14 pm

    Would love to but i kind of lack the space 🙁 Wish I had a garage

  21. Kenny Zeman on August 12, 2021 at 10:14 pm

    ok ok, i enjoyed how you mention ways to prepare them while talking to us about growing the food itself. I LOVED when you pulled out the cast iron!! lmao cannot wait to start microgreens indoors under these 6ft ballasts for lighting ive had for succulents, oops.

  22. Linh Chu on August 12, 2021 at 10:14 pm

    Wow these are micro-greens on steroids !!…me staring at my three little glass jars on the bench 👀. Great video!! I’ll grow pea-shoots next.

  23. Kitty A Smith on August 12, 2021 at 10:16 pm

    I decided to go from sprouting to growing micro-greens. I began my research and first I watched what Curtis Stone is doing (watched Urban Gardening for 2 yrs). Next I was led to you. Between the two of you I feel like an expert already!

    Kevin, your outlook on “organic” growing is refreshing. Your Master Class is all one would expect. Thank you! 🙏 🌺

  24. B Humphries on August 12, 2021 at 10:16 pm

    So, you are basically a self taught, trial and error gardener?

  25. Hgshp C. on August 12, 2021 at 10:18 pm

    Can I know where you get the bottle you used for the kumquat juice?

  26. Evelin Ledebuhr on August 12, 2021 at 10:18 pm

    there is a difference between seeds for microgreens and garden seeds. Often seeds for growing garden plants are treated and should not be used for microgreens, especially if they are being sprouted in water.. Microgreen seeds are not treated.

  27. Wai-kit Lo on August 12, 2021 at 10:24 pm

    Very informational video :-). Is it possible to add nutrition to the microgreens to keep them growing?

  28. Rahul Shelke on August 12, 2021 at 10:25 pm

    Thank you Kevin

  29. Usha Soni's Kitchen on August 12, 2021 at 10:27 pm

    ritten jarur karna

  30. MessageOfTheKingdom2 on August 12, 2021 at 10:28 pm

    This was the best microgreens video out there.

  31. Christine Brassard on August 12, 2021 at 10:31 pm

    Difficult to follow with comment written in the middle of your video.. we don’t see anything what you are doing

  32. Ani on August 12, 2021 at 10:31 pm

    what nasturtium seeds are good to use?

  33. OldSweatyNerd on August 12, 2021 at 10:31 pm

    Dude talks too much.

  34. Diane Schips on August 12, 2021 at 10:32 pm

    Every time I find a soil I like, I find the larger, bulk bags contain the woody matter we don’t want. What’s the deal with that?

  35. Diplo D on August 12, 2021 at 10:33 pm

    how are you not getting any mold?

  36. Mydejavooo on August 12, 2021 at 10:35 pm

    Clear salt shakers are great for small seed distribution. You may need to enlarge the holes with a small drill bit. Helps avoid clumping.

  37. Simp4DLemon on August 12, 2021 at 10:37 pm

    How do you NOT LIKE this video? What’s the beef with this? Geeeeeez! Hate being healthy? 🥰🥰🥰🥰🥰🥰🥰🥰🥰🥰🥰🥰🥰

  38. TipNTricks StuffNThings on August 12, 2021 at 10:37 pm

    You can use a ruler to level out that soil easier, faster and a little better. It’ll bring down your times a little. Thanks for the vid!

    You can also run your soil through a steriliser to minimise your chance of bacteria.

  39. Bhaskar Krishna on August 12, 2021 at 10:37 pm

    if we keep these in freezer, would they last a month ? I keep spinach, mint, coriander etc like that

  40. Chris P. on August 12, 2021 at 10:39 pm

    Thank you for a comprehensive, super well done video. Fantastic! – This is the best instruction video I have seen.

  41. 1997mihael on August 12, 2021 at 10:40 pm

    Can you put trays outside during summer?

  42. Marguerite Pridgen on August 12, 2021 at 10:43 pm

    What set up did you have when growing in your apartment? I’d like to see if I can replicate this.

  43. PoeticPursuits on August 12, 2021 at 10:45 pm

    I haven’t started gardening yet but Nasturtium is one of the plants I was looking to grow next year when I start. I have done so much research on them the past few days.

    -Edible leaves
    -Edible stems
    -Edible seeds
    -Edible flowers
    -They make tea
    -They make pesto
    -Make a good decoy plant for aphids
    -They are beautiful

  44. jamie mason on August 12, 2021 at 10:46 pm

    Hey mate yeah thanks
    U really didn’t mention watering along the way?? Can u just lemme know how u watered…

  45. Jays Shinetime on August 12, 2021 at 10:47 pm

    After almost a decade of growing micros and watching tons of vids about it, I have to say, this is the most satisfying grow video I’ve ever seen 😎

  46. Laura Dellarocco on August 12, 2021 at 10:47 pm

    My grandfather used a salt and pepper shaker to spread small seeds.

  47. WifiGranny L. on August 12, 2021 at 10:48 pm

    Thank you! We’re moving to the country hopefully soon so I’m very interested in growing greens quickly. I’m new to the whole process so I’m watching all of your videos.
    Question- Does your book cover the same information as your videos on micro-greens? I sure hope so because I’d hate to take handwritten notes on all these videos! 😂

  48. LAVERNA SPAIN on August 12, 2021 at 10:50 pm

    Hi Kevin. Thanks for the detailed presentation on microgreen gardening. I am pretty new to this gardening. My best friend introduced me to this process of growing vegetables by starting me with sprouting and now I am learning about microgreen gardening with my first trays ready to be put under lights tomorrow. So, that said, I appreciate your video from start to finish [saved it so that I can watch it again for anything I might have overlooked. Thanks again!

  49. Usha Soni's Kitchen on August 12, 2021 at 10:51 pm

    Nice 👍👍👍👍

  50. M. Ridhaa Adams on August 12, 2021 at 10:51 pm

    should you water the microgreens daily?

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