The Easy Quinoa Growing Guide: Your Complete Guide to Growing, Harvesting, Cooking, and Eating the Mother of All Grains
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You’ll love growing your own quinoa! While virtually unknown to gardeners at the turn of the 21st century, quinoa (pronounced KEEN-wah) has become a popular addition to menus and home gardens alike. Quinoa appeals to most every gardener’s wish list: the strikingly colorful… READ MORE
Quinoa is considered a superfood: it’s low in calories, high in fiber and protein, naturally gluten-free, and chock-full of nutrition. Whether you’re vegan, vegetarian, or an omnivore, you can enjoy the nutty taste of this crop in hundreds of delicious ways—and it’s so easy to grow… READ MORE
Quinoa comes in three main types: black, red, and white. Black-seeded varieties tend to remain very gritty when cooked, though they have an earthier, sweeter taste. Red quinoa is usually used in salads because it holds its shape better during the cooking process. White quinoa seeds and leaves… READ MORE
When you think about how you’ll use your own harvested quinoa, three main categories determine what varieties you should grow: Quinoa for salads and bowls: black and red varieties Quinoa for baking and as a rice substitute: white varieties ‘All-purpose’ quinoa: white varieties… READ MORE
Getting your quinoa garden started every season begins with the choice of how to grow your plants—from seeds or seedlings? Quinoa is typically grown from seed, either sown directly into the ground or as transplanted seedlings you start inside. You might experiment with planting a… READ MORE