Sales of vegetable seeds are outstripping those of flowers, but you don’t need a garden or allotment to grow delicious microgreens
Eating a plant-based diet, as any good vegan will tell you, is good for the planet and good for you too. The Royal Horticultural Society is reporting that sales of vegetable seeds are outstripping those of flowers. Houseplants sales, too, are on the up: sales of Monstera – the cheese plant – shot up by 150% last year. But what if you simply don’t have a garden to grow them in – or even a balcony?
Thankfully, growing indoors with limited space is entirely practical as long as you stick to a fast turn-around. Microgreens are ideal – these are the first flush of a seedling’s leaves and are harvested at about 5-10cm tall.
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