Life on the mountain in Zone 5 at 1486ft, we currently have 20+ mph winds with 30+mph gusts with beautiful blue skies and sunshine. The winds make being outside a little unpleasant since I still have to wear a jacket and gloves since it… Continue Reading “Six on Saturday 5•2•2020”
The Tower Garden is what I consider the iPod of home gardening systems. Designed to be simple and easy to use, its clean, sleek design doesn’t intimidate beginner gardeners new to hydroponic systems or gardening in general. As a matter of fact, the Tower Garden is perfect for people who don’t want to bend or get their hands dirty.
It’s still cold here in zone 5 where we live in New Hampshire. The garden’s raised beds are still mostly frozen with the exception of the bed that has our cold frames on it. But that doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy our garden and start growing some heathy and delicious food.
Microgreens are also known as super foods since they pack a nutritional punch greater than their mature counterparts. A USDA’s Agricultural Research Service (ARS) report showed that quote equal weights in quote of microgreens contain 5 times more nutrients than found in mature leaves.