Raising greens for anytime of the year

Master Gardener and Rappahannock Garden Club (RGC) member Bonnie Schaschek recently presented a program about growing and harvesting microgreens. 

Microgreens are very young vegetable and herb plants that are harvested shortly after they germinate. They are highly nutritional and flavorful, reported Marge Redlin. 

According to Schaschek they are very simple to grow by using a tray with drainage holes and layering the following from bottom to top: compost, pre-moistened soil, seeds and cover the top with wet newspaper. Potting soil is …

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