Monday, May 13, 2013

12 day Mushroom Kit - for Windowsill farmers

There I was thinking I've got a tiny space to grow my food. But in reality a 20 square metre balcony is a rather generous acreage for pots and plantings. What about those folk who only have a windowsill or worse still a windowsill without much light? Here's a solution if you love mushrooms.

These wonderful shoe-box size kits, are easy to use and just require a water spray four or five times a day to produce a delicious crop of pearl oyster mushrooms. The box fits on a kitchen bench or window sill and after your mushrooms have finished cropping for a second time, the box and straw filling can be completely recycled in your worm farm or compost bin. At $20 a pop you'll save money as

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break off your mushrooms from their box, fry up some onions, garlic and some pancetta, add your fresh, crunchy mushrooms, blitz up and....
........... viola! Mushroom soup with a swirl of yoghurt.


  1. OMG! OMG! OMG! I'm so excited...I've been wanting to grow mushrooms for EVER but didn't fancy a box down in our deep, dark & fumy garage. Perfect...

  2. Yes they are a clever idea aren't they Mel? Enjoy! Indira