December started cold, as in freezing, with lots of snow. And the snow stayed with us for almost two weeks. Come mid-month, we could once again see the ground and temperatures stabilized around a fairly high of 5 degrees Celsius / 41 degrees Fahrenheit.
All gardening has been indoors, and my hydroponic grow buckets and hydroponic kits produce leafy greens and fresh herbs. I have also started a few PET bottle Kratky setups with basil plants. Fun and it works well. I have shot a short video and will publish it when I find the time.
And then there are my Microgreens. I am a bit of a Microgreen nut. It is so easy to grow. Buying the seeds in bulk gives you fresh greens for much less than you would spend buying small packets at the grocery store.
I will write a DIY guide on how I use re-purposed food-safe containers to grow Microgreens at some point this month. Hint: I use different-sized containers and have lots of small portion-size microgreen gardens growing around the house.
This year, I am growing Microgreen pea shoots, broccoli, and radish shoots. Gives me bulk and flavor.
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