USING A VERDEVIS UNIT




HOW TO ASSEMBLE



A Verdevis growing unit is easy to make and assemble. The parts include:

A fully assembled unit.

Steps for assembling the unit:

  1. Place the four feet on a flat surface.
  2. Place a pole in each of the feet.
  3. Using the pole holes as guides, place one shelf on top of the feet.
  4. Place an O-Ring on two poles that are diagonal to each other, 3 to 4 inches from the top of the poles.
  5. Place the light holder on top of the O-Rings.
  6. Place an O-Ring above the light holder on each of the four poles, 1 to 2 inches from the top of the unit.
  7. Unscrew the band around the light socket, and place the part with the cord on top of the center hole in the light holder, screw the band back into the scoket.
  8. Screw in the LED bulb.
  9. Place the top shelf on the four O-Rings; adjust as needed.
  10. Place the caps on top of each pole.

To learn how to build the parts for a unit on your own, please download this PDF.


HOW TO GROW


Microgreens are easy to grow. The materials needed include:

Steps for growing a crop of microgreens:

  1. Put soil up to the top of the container.
  2. Pour water on the soil so it is damp throughout, and add more soil if needed.
  3. Flatten the soil as much as possible. Add more soil if needed.
  4. Spread seed densely over the top of the soil. The seeds can touch one another.
  5. Push the seeds lightly into the soil with a dry paper towel.
  6. Place the planted container in the tray.
  7. Soak a paper towel in water and place it over the tray.
  8. Place the dome on top of the tray (make sure it has holes in it).
  9. Place the tray on the shelf of the unit.
  10. Turn on the light. Keep it on for 14 hours and off for 10 hours every day.


After you have finished steps 1-10, please download this PDF for further instructions and sources for the needed materials.