How to Grow Blackout Blonde Pea Microgreens the IHG Method

How to Grow Blackout Blonde Pea Microgreens the IHG Method

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This was a very enjoyable and surprising microgreens grow. The variety of this grow are Speckled Peas. It’s a very easy, dense, and heavy grow taking to hydroponics very well. The reason I call it Blackout Blondes are because of the way they look and the way I grew them totally in the dark.

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  1. Aren't you letting it grow just a little too tall an big? Most of the videos of microbrews have them shorter when they harvest them. I would think you are losing some tenderness.

  2. Hi Brent, love your videos! This crop – wow! Too fun. Just about to order the book!
    Noobie question here: Instead of harvesting at this point, could these tall blondes soak up a little sun (or artificial light) for a day or two more? (I would guess a clear top would be needed). My intrigue is based on if they will green up with for a chlorophyll nutritional benefit.

  3. Aloha Brent! I'm a father of four. We homeschool our kids. I just started growing microgreens for food and to involve the kids. I cannot thank you enough for your channel. I believe soiless is the ultimate goal. We really enjoy your teachings. If you make it to the big island I'd love to cook your family an authentic Hawaiian dinner.
    Aloha and God bless you!

  4. Amazing grow Brent!! I have a few minor questions about some of the details. (1) did you use your fertilizer [I know the details of that mix] at full strength or cut in half? (2) How many days did you continue the anti-fungal spray treatment? (3) Was the lower tray of fertilized water done Kratky style, and if so did you need to top it off? Thanks for sharing. David from Mobile

  5. I find if you want elongated shoots like that the absolute best thing to grow is with no light. It occurs because the plants are trying to gain sunlight so they extend trying to reach light that is not there.

  6. right on! I grow my peas in the dark too. they get a little bitter when they turn green. How many days for you from soak to harvest? I usually go around day 9. Yours are huge, did you use any nutrient?




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