Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Microgreens



















Forget about macro. Try working small. There are daikon radish in the green pot and cress in the muffin tins. I punched holes in the muffin tin with an ice pick--easy. Water must drain. Isn't that an enormous ash tray?! Repurposing--awful word--is satisfying.

Fiona Hill's book, "Microgreens," is my guide, and already I've tasted a cress leaf, a primary one, but will be patient and wait until the secondary leaves come in.

Though I like working small, I don't want to shrink. My friend R., who has been lifting weights for years, is doing well at eighty! I've begun to lift at a local class and like it. I'm working with small weights, a present from J., They are red, my color.

What are you growing?

14 comments:

  1. What a nice picture... As of yesterday I'm growing an orange tree in a can :-) I guess it'll take a while before a picture will show anything at all.

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  2. Glad you liked the photo. I had wondered whether my camera made it all look too nice. There was only a tablespoon of composted manure mixed into the soil but still there's a faint wiff.

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  3. Lemons and a few oranges, which make bright winter months over here. Otherwise currently meself, which is a lot of work, as I found out.
    Please have a wonderful weekend.

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  4. Greece is the place for oranges and lemons, Robert.

    Warm regards from Boston

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  5. some people have bathtubs bigger than my garden!
    nonetheless, i have:
    4 kinds of lettuce
    basil
    parsley
    several different 'heirloom' tomatoes, but i forget what kind, and i lost their little markers....(they'll be surprise tomatoes!)

    lettuce is plentiful, as are the herbs, tomatoes are about the size of golf balls, and green...

    i wait. impatiently.

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  6. Susan--don't the lettuce and herbs from your garden taste alive? Supermarket lettuce, for the most part, tastes dead.

    Nothing to do for the tomatoes except wait and hope for sun!

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  7. Real informative and love microgreen

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  9. Thank you for your comments. I'll be posting again soon.

    Crop after crop of tiny greens are coming in.

    Be well.

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  10. Não sei você vai entender o meu comentário, mas não posso deixar de dizer que as flores de flamboyant são lindas. Depois dos ipês, são as que eu mais gosto.

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  11. Hello, Anabela. Welcome to the flowers . . .

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