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Day 2: Microgreens trial – the first morning

Day 2: Microgreens trial – the first morning

As expected for the most part not much happened overnight. There is definitely some growth appearing which is great for the seeds that are quick to germinate. The process each morning and evening is to: open and observemist with fresh water until dampdon't stress...

Day 1: Making a start with MicroGreens

Day 1: Making a start with MicroGreens

After constructing the environment that we feel is going to be suitable for growing food indoors, and our seeds arrived from KingSeeds, we have started our MicroGreens trial. It was a bit of a messy start, we didn't have the garage table sorted out with suitable...

Grow booth adventure begins

Grow booth adventure begins

As it is winter in New Zealand, and we're still having the occasional frost, growing outdoors has come to a bit of a standstill, in our yard at least – there are still things to be done outside but the temperature certainly isn't inviting. We have therefore moved our...

The transformation of Quince

The transformation of Quince

Our quince tree has been prolific right from the start. Initially, we had about 15 large fruits from which we turned into poached quince pieces and added them to desserts. The fruit is too hard to peel we just chop them with a knife and leave the skins on and work on...