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Year-round indoor salad gardening : how to grow nutrient-dense, soil-sprouted greens in less than 10 days / Peter Burke.

Burke, Peter, 1950- (author.).
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  • 6 of 7 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Syracuse Turkey Creek Twp PL - Syracuse 635.5 BUR (Text) 50577011098569 Adult Non-Fiction Checked out 09/05/2018
West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette 635.5 BUR (Text) 31951004049059 2nd Floor - Non-Fiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781603586153 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: viii, 192 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
  • Publisher: White River Junction, Vermont : Chelsea Green Publishing, [2015]

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Includes bibliographical resources (page 181-182) and index.
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Growing "soil sprouts"--Burke's own descriptive term for sprouted seeds grown in soil as opposed to in jars--employs a method that encourages a long stem without expansive roots and provides delicious, healthy salad greens in less than ten days at a fraction of the cost of buying them at the market.
Subject: Salad greens.
Indoor gardening.
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  • Baker & Taylor
    Provides instructions for growing salad greens throughout the year indoors using nothing more than a window sill and a cupboard.
  • Chelsea Green Publishing

    The Low-Tech, No-Grow-Lights Approach to Abundant Harvest

    Year-Round Indoor Salad Gardening offers good news: with nothing more than a cupboard and a windowsill, you can grow all the fresh salad greens you need for the winter months (or throughout the entire year) with no lights, no pumps, and no greenhouse.

    Longtime gardener Peter Burke was tired of the growing season ending with the first frost, but due to his busy work schedule and family life, didn’t have the time or interest in high-input grow lights or greenhouses. Most techniques for growing what are commonly referred to as “microgreens” left him feeling overwhelmed and uninterested. There had to be a simpler way to grow greens for his family indoors. After some research and diligent experimenting, Burke discovered he was right—there was a way! And it was even easier than he ever could have hoped, and the greens more nutrient packed. He didn’t even need a south-facing window, and he already had most of the needed supplies just sitting in his pantry. The result: healthy, homegrown salad greens at a fraction of the cost of buying them at the market. The secret: start them in the dark.

    Growing “Soil Sprouts”—Burke’s own descriptive term for sprouted seeds grown in soil as opposed to in jars—employs a method that encourages a long stem without expansive roots, and provides delicious salad greens in just seven to ten days, way earlier than any other method, with much less work. Indeed, of all the ways to grow immature greens, this is the easiest and most productive technique. Forget about grow lights and heat lamps! This book is a revolutionary and inviting guide for both first-time and experienced gardeners in rural or urban environments. All you need is a windowsill or two. In fact, Burke has grown up to six pounds of greens per day using just the windowsills in his kitchen! Year-Round Indoor Salad Gardening offers detailed step-by-step instructions to mastering this method (hint: it’s impossible not to succeed, it’s so easy!), tools and accessories to have on hand, seeds and greens varieties, soil and compost, trays and planters, shelving, harvest and storage, recipes, scaling up to serve local markets, and much more.


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