In this space we try to put the frequently asked questions and answers. Here is some information that can help grow your favorite herbs and organic vegetables.
How should I water the microgreens?
Use a spray bottle and water once a day to keep the soil moisture. From the 5th day or in hot days, sprinkle at least 2 times a day.
My vegetables are becoming withered and fallen
If the microgreens are fallen, may indicate lack of water or direct sunlight. When the plants become adult, water directly on the soil or enhance the spray more than once per day. Please note that you should not put the microgreens in direct contact with the sun.
The seeds are germinating but with yellowish
Do not worry because it is normal when you are germinating in the dark. When they are in natural light, quickly turn green.
After harvesting can re-sowing on the same substrate
Yes, simply remove some roots and mix the soil. You can always add another kind of soil.
Where to cut the microgreens?
Use scissors and cut just above the substrate. You can eat the leaves and stems.
Aromatic herbs and edible flowers
The seeds germinated but the shoots are weak with very thin stems
When the shoots are with very thin stem, it means you are in a warm environment but in low light. Change the shoots to a location with more light intensity or to a cooler location, will lead to more healthy and vigorous plants. The best location is on a window sill where they can receive maximum light.
Should I put the Grow Grow Bag or Cork in direct contact with sun?
After germination, you should put in place that take 2-4 hours of sunshine per day.
How long I have to wait until you can harvest
Depending on the variety and time of year, it can take on average two months to be able to reap their herbs. In the case of edible flowers, it can take up to 6 months before seeing the first flowers.
How often should I water?
The soil must always be moist but not soggy. A good test is to put your finger slightly buried in the substrate and is dry, you should water the equivalent of a cup of coffee. Check 2 on 2 days if the substrate remains wet. Watering in excess is harmful and if it should try to remove the water if they happen.
When it begins to grow should I switch to a pot?
You do not need to transplant, because herbs and flowers can grow in Grow Grow Bag or Cork to adulthood.
I planted my herbs or flowers but nothing happened. What now?
It is likely to be a matter of time. In suitable conditions, the seeds usually takes 2 to 3 weeks to germinate. If it takes longer contact us.
After harvesting it starts to grow again?
Most herbs come back to bust after harvesting. You can always go putting some seeds for continuous cultivation.
Should I bury the seeds a lot?
The seeds can be buried halfway centimeter, but the smaller they are, the less should be buried, ie, just slightly cover with soil.
When should I remove the plastic?
The plastic is used to assist in the germination and must be removed as the first leaves appears.