Growing Sprouts

Let's grow sprouts! Home-grown sprouts are a healthy addition to a salad, a sandwich or just about anything else. It is also a great way to get that gardening fix that we need in spite of cold outside conditions.

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- By Patricia Hanbidge, Orchid Horticulture

November 3, 2023

Growing sprouts is inexpensive, nutritious and easy. One could go so far as to say that pound-for-pound sprouts are perhaps the most nutritious food there is from the dollar value perspective. Sprouts are the most concentrated and truly natural sources of vitamins, minerals, enzymes and amino acids known. Better yet, they can be grown indoors in any climate and are ready to eat in only a few days. These tiny, easy-to-digest plants are at their peak of nutritional value, as the seed releases all of its stored nutrients in a burst of vitality in the journey to becoming a full-sized plant.

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