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This Windowsill Microgreens Growing Kit allows you to grow your own food in as little as five days! When microgreens sprouts are 1"-2" tall, cut right above the soil to harvest.
Your Growing Kit contains:
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Characteristics: Windowsill Kit
Place Microgreens Growing Kit into a saucer or tray. Empty soil from bag into container and wet the mix thoroughly. Sprinkle microgreens seeds onto soil. Cover seeds lightly with soil. Gently water in the seeds using a fine spray of lukewarm water. Place in warm location.
Overwatering microgreens seeds prevents them from germinating. Keep the soil moist but not drenched during germination. Soil temperature of 70 degrees Fahrenheit will speed germination.
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This lettuce plant will produce large, light green leaves with rumpled edges. Of course, a perfect addition to your salads.
What you will receive:
Preparation Ideas: Mix in a large bowl with oil, vinegar, salt and pepper.
Plant Type: Vegetable
Minimum Quantity: 3
Plantling Care Instructions:Plantlings Care
Nutrient Care Instructions: Apply SUPERthrive once per week.
Plantling Spacing: Transplant your Black Seeded Simpson Lettuce Plantlings roughly 6" apart.
65 - 70
This lettuce plant will produce dark gray-green, 8"-12” heads with a creamy white center. Slightly savoyed. This lettuce variety is Tipburn and mosaic tolerant.
Flavor: Sweet and mild.
Preparation Ideas: Ideal for caesar salads or tossed with other greens.
Nutrient Care Instructions: Apply SUPERthrive once per week
Plantling Spacing: Transplant your Parris Island Cos Lettuce Plantlings roughly 8" apart in rows.
Even planting of this lettuce variety virtually eliminates the need for plant thinning. Salad Bowl Lettuce is a loose-leaved lettuce that is good for hot weather areas because it is slow to bolt. Its crisp, tender leaves have an appealing green color. High in vitamins A and B, too!
Flavor: Sweet and doesn't get bitter in hot weather
Preparation Ideas: As the name suggests, toss it into a bowl to start off a great salad
Pelleted Seed Count: 340+ Seeds
Growth Type: Loose leaf
Disease Resistance: Bolt
Tolerance: Relatively good heat tolerance
Prepare the soil for planting seed tape. Make shallow rows 1/4" deep and 18" apart. Tear strips apart and unroll into rows. Water the seed tape thoroughly, then cover with soil and water thoroughly again. Seed tapes require consistent moisture to ensure best germination.
Planting Depth: .25"
Seed Spacing: 18"
Lettuce needs plenty of moisture. Also, fall crops may have to be started indoors since lettuce has a difficult time even germinating in hot weather. Transplant with care.
The small, somewhat loose head of Bibb lettuce is easy to grow, tender and contains a distinctive flavor. Early starting this cool weather vegetable is advised in order to avoid bolting in hot weather.
Flavor: Sweet, mild flavor and soft buttery texture.
Preparation Ideas: Smaller leaves make for a great choice in sandwiches.
Fill Weight (grams): 1.2
Growth Type: Butterhead
Sow Bibb Lettuce seeds directly in the garden as early as the soil can be made fine and loose. Plant seeds every 2", covering firmly with soil. Thin to 1 plant every 12" when seedlings are 2" tall. Harvest the entire Bibb lettuce head at maturity.
Seed Spacing: Sow Bibb Lettuce seeds roughly 12" apart in rows.
Black Seeded Simpson lettuce has attractive frilled, crumpled leaves that are crisp, tender, and appetizing. This cool weather vegetable is a vigorous grower. Leaves are high in vitamins A and B!
Sow Easy seeds are pelleted with an all-natural coating made from a mix of clay, perlite, and FDA-approved food coloring. This coating adds some bulk to small seeds and stands out in the soil, making direct sowing and accurate spacing easier than ever. However, the coating does add a few days to the germination time when compared to uncoated seed.
Flavor: Never bitter!
Preparation Ideas: Mix in a large bowl with oil, vinegar, salt, and pepper.
Pelleted Seed Count: 250 Pelleted Seeds
Sow directly in the garden as early as the soil can be made fine and loose. Plant seeds every 2", covering firmly with soil. Thin plants to 6" apart when they display 2 or 3 true leaves. As plants begin to crowd, pick individual leaves regularly for use.
Seed Spacing: Sow Black Seeded Simpson Lettuce sow easy seeds roughly 6" apart in rows.
Buttercrunch lettuce is a slow to bolt butterhead variety. Its compact heads contain heaping layers of deliciously crisp, thick green leaves. A cool weather crop that you can sow outdoors in spring much earlier than other, less frost tolerant plants.
This lettuce variety reaches maturity in roughly 65-70 days from the date it was sown, so be sure to keep track of when you planted your seeds. When harvesting Buttercrunch Lettuce you harvest the entire plant.
Flavor: Creamy and never bitter!
Preparation Ideas: A wonderful lettuce variety for use in salads.
Fill Weight (grams): 1
Lettuce is a cool season crop. Sow directly into the garden as early in the spring as possible. Seed again in late summer for a fall harvest. Seed may be started indoors five weeks before transplanting outside, but seedlings are tender so transplant with care. Harvest the entire plant.
Seed Spacing: Sow Buttercrunch Lettuce seeds 12"-18" apart in rows.
Plant romaine and loose leaf varieties along with Buttercrunch for flavorful mixed green salads.
Ready to harvest in roughly 45 days, these lettuce seeds grow quickly into upright plants and are slower to bolt than other loose leaf lettuce varieties. This cool weather vegetable is high in vitamins A and B!
Flavor: Grand Rapids Lettuce has a sweet and crisp taste.
Preparation Ideas: Make a delicious salad with leaves from this variety!
Fill Weight (grams): 1.5
Grow Grand Rapids Lettuce seeds directly in the garden as early as the soil can be made fine and loose. Plant seeds every 2", covering firmly with soil. Thin lettuce plants to 6" apart when they display 2-3 leaves. As lettuce begins to crowd, harvest by picking individual leaves regularly.
Seed Spacing: Sow Grand Rapids Lettuce seeds roughly 6" apart in rows.
Lettuce needs plenty of moisture. Also, fall crops may have to be started indoors since lettuce has a difficult time germinating in hot weather. Transplant with care.
An All-America Selections Winner! This lettuce produces a large, firm, crisp head with an excellent flavor. Crisphead is a perfect choice for salads. Early starting is advised for this cool weather vegetable to avoid bolting to seed in hot weather.
Flavor: Mildly sweet with a crisp, watery crunch.
Preparation Ideas: One of the most popular lettuce varieties for salads.
Growth Type: Crisphead
Sow Great Lakes Cripshead Lettuce seeds directly in the garden as early as the soil can be made fine and loose. Plant lettuce seeds every 2", covering firmly with soil. Thin to 1 plant every 12" when seedlings are 2" tall. Harvest the entire head at maturity.
Seed Spacing: Plant your Great Lakes Cripshead Lettuce seeds roughly 12" apart in rows.
This loose-leaf lettuce variety is good for hot weather areas because it is slow to bolt to seed. The crisp, tender lettuce leaves have an appealing green color. High in vitamins A and B.
Flavor: Sweet, doesn't get bitter in hot weather.
Preparation Ideas: As the name suggests, toss this lettuce into a salad bowl for your enjoyment.
Fill Weight (grams): 0.8
Sow Green Salad Bowl Lettuce seeds directly in the garden as early as the soil can be made fine and loose. You can plant seeds every 2", covering firmly with soil. Thin lettuce to 6" apart when they display 2 or 3 leaves. As plants begin to crowd, pick individual leaves regularly for use.
Seed Spacing: Sow Green Salad Bowl Lettuce seeds roughly 6" apart.
This lettuce variety grows icy-green, medium sized heads that are packed solid to the center with crunchy leaves. This lettuce variety will grow best in cooler weather. Growing this heirloom lettuce is easier than you think, simply plant lettuce seeds roughly 18" apart in rows, keeping rows of seeds approximately 12" apart.
Flavor: Mild and crunchy.
Preparation Ideas: Use one of these leaves as the bowl for your next salad.
Growth Type: Iceberg
Sow directly in the garden as early as the soil can be worked in the spring or start seeds indoors 5 weeks before outdoor planting time. Transplant with care. Grows best in cool weather. Sow again in midsummer for a fall harvest.
Seed Spacing: Sow Heirloom Iceberg Lettuce seeds roughly 18" apart in rows.
Home-grown salads are the best! Plant your favorite ingredients - tomatoes, cucumbers, carrots, radishes, and lettuce!
The head of Parris Island lettuce can grow to 8"-9" tall. It is very crisp, tender and more nutritious than iceberg head lettuce. This cool weather vegetable withstands warm weather better than most other lettuce varieties!
Preparation Ideas: Ideal for Caesar salads or tossed with other greens.
Growth Type: Romaine
Sow directly in the garden as early as the soil can be made fine and loose. Plant seeds every 2", covering firmly with soil. Thin plants to 8" apart when they are 2" tall.
Seed Spacing: Sow Parris Island Cos Lettuce seeds roughly 8" apart in rows.
Enjoy the complementary flavors and textures of arugula, endive, red kale, red and green romaine, Salad Bowl variety lettuce and Lolla Rossa lettuce. It is beautiful in the garden and on the plate!
Seed Content Mixture:
Flavor: Mesclun Mix offers various tastes of different varieties of greens.
Preparation Ideas: Different tastes, textures and colors make for exciting additions to salads.
You can sow Mesclun Mix seeds directly in the garden as early as the soil can be made fine and loose. Plant mesclun seeds every 2", covering firmly with soil. Thin plants to 6" apart when they display 2-3 leaves. As plants begin to crowd, pick individual leaves regularly for use.
Seed Spacing: Sow Mesclun Mix seeds roughly 6" apart in rows.
Mesclun needs plenty of moisture. Also, fall crops may have to be started indoors since it may have a difficult time even germinating in hot weather. Transplant with care.
Microgreens, sprouts and grasses are increasingly popular as they are easy to grow, easy to harvest, easy to prepare, delicious to eat, and highly nutritious.
Planting Depth: 0.125"
Great as garnish or in a salad. Light green stems with green leaves.
Microgreens, sprouts and grasses are increasingly popular as they are easy to grow, easy to harvest, easy to prepare, delicious to eat and highly nutritious.
Slower growing and more pungent in flavor than other types of Arugula, these microgreens go great in a salad. Wild Arugula microgreens sprouts have light green stems with small, deep green leaves.
Seed Mixture Contents
Plant Type: Herb
Basil Microgreens can be used as a substitute for any recipe containing basil. Thin white to purple stems with paddle-shaped green leaves. Easily grow these microgreen herbs indoors in a small tray or container. These seeds are ready to harvest in 8 days!
Use beet microgreens to add a hint of flavor and a ton of nutrition to your next green smoothie! Early Wonder Tall Top beet microgreens seeds will germinate in 4-7 days and be ready for harvest soon after.
These broccoli microgreens seeds will sprout delicious little additions for any salad or sandwich that will be ready for harvesting within days! Microgreens also make the perfect little garnish because of their cute size and subtle flavoring.
These cabbage microgreens go well with other brassicas and with radish. Easy and quick to grow. Perfect for garnishing!
Catgrass is thought to aid in digestion. After harvesting, add your catgrass microgreens to smoothies for a nice boost! Oh and of course, cats love catgrass too.
Celery microgreens taste just like celery, but have a more noticeable flavor. These celery microgreens are a great addition to any salad or sandwich due to their crunch and celery flavor. Have patience with germination and growth; celery likes to take its time!
Microgreens, sprouts and grasses are increasingly popular as they are easy to grow, easy to harvest, easy to prepare, delicious to eat, and highly nutritious!
Plant Type: Herb Seed
Use these cress microgreens in small amounts for adding a kick to your sandwich... they also do well as a garnish because of their abundant sprout leaves.
These microgreens seeds are easy to grow and their sprouts contain a fine-texture that look great as garnish! Dill microgreens can be added to sandwiches and salads; tangy dill flavor similar to that of carrots and cilantro.
Sow indoors in seed tray or container. Maintain even moisture and do not allow growing medium to dry out. A heat mat can aid in speed of germination. After seeds have sprouted, place seedlings in a sunny south-facing window or under a grow light. Water regularly.
This microgreen kale variety contains no spice, which is great for people who are sensitive to spice and heat. Lacinato Kale sprouts have a white stem with bright green leafy tops chock-full of nutrients. Sprinkle these kale sprouts on your avocado toast!
A slightly nutty taste, these red russian kale sprouts are similar to mustard but less spicy. Microgreens are high in nutrition and easy to grow from the comfort of your own home. They're also ready to harvest in no time!
Purple Sprouting Kohlrabi holds a strong cabbage and broccoli-like taste. Add some flavor to your sandwiches and salads with these microgreens or use them as a fun green and purple garnish! Easy to grow indoors!
This leek variety is sweeter and has a milder flavor than onion sprouts. These sprouts will be a great addition to any microgreens salad! Superb taste on burgers and soups. Will add a gourmet feel to your next meal when used as a garnish.
Varieties in this blend have been selected for their sweet flavor. This lettuce blends colors range from red, bronze, dark green and bright green. High in vitamin A, B1 and C.
The colors on these lettuce microgreens range from red to bronze and light green. Complete blend contains: 20% Black Seeded Simpson, 20% Tango, 20% Oakleaf, 20% Ruby, 20% Lolla Rossa.