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How to grow wheatgrass at home

  1. How To Grow Wheatgrass At Home by Stephanie Niquette
  2. Growing Wheatgrass At Home This “How To” presentation will provide simple instructions detailing how one can successfully grow wheatgrass from seeds in their home. Did you know that wheatgrass contains chlorophyll, amino acids, minerals, vitamins, and enzymes all of provide curative properties that benefit our bodies for optimum health? Here’s how to do it in a few easy steps.
  3. What You Need • Wheatgrass Seeds • Soil • Mason Jar • Mason Jar Lid With Holes • Planting Trays • Spray Bottle • Water • Sink • 1/3 Measuring Cup
  4. Step 1: Measure Your Seeds First measure out the amount of wheat berry seeds appropriate for the size of your planting tray.
  5. Step 2: Soak Your Seeds Next, soak your seeds in a mason jar for 8-12 hours. Mix 2-3 parts water to 1 part seed. Note: The seeds absorb a lot of water while they soak so more water is better than not enough.
  6. Step 3: Rinsing and Draining Your Seeds Time to rinse and drain your seeds. Using cool water, thoroughly rinse your seeds and set the jar upside down in the sink to drain. Repeat this step every 8 hours, for 2 days. *When you see small roots emerge your seeds are ready for planting.
  7. Step 4: Preparing Planting Tray Take your planting tray and put an even layer of soil in the bottom. Be sure that the soil is thoroughly moistened. Mix with your fingers to be sure the bottom layer of soil is moist, if not add more water.
  8. Step 5: Planting Your Seeds Take your wheatgrass seeds and spread them evenly over the moistened soil making sure that all areas are covered. Now cover the planting tray with the inverted tray to keep out light and moisture.
  9. Step 6: Watering Your Seeds Water your seeds daily with a light misting from a spray bottle.
  10. Step 7: Greening your Wheatgrass Uncover your grass when it starts to push the tray up (between days 3-5). At this time move the grass into sunlight and up the amount of watering!
  11. Step 8: Harvesting To harvest, cut the wheatgrass above the soil and throw it the juicer to enjoy freshly extracted wheatgrass juice and reap the amazing benefits!