You have seen more than enough articles and blog posts on
how to grow herbs, veggies and succulents.
Now that the public is becoming more health aware they are potting up
and growing their own food and edibles.
Here are some easy and fun tips for growing Wheat grass.
Wheat grass is a flavorful way to get more greens into your
diet. By planting a tray of it you will
always have this healthy option close at hand.
Start by selecting a shallow container.
Bonsai dishes, oval and square garden planters, garden bowls and wok
planters all work with great success.
You don’t need a deep flowerpot or tray to grow wheat grass since the
seeds are not buried but lay on top of the soil to grow.
Purchase seeds from your local garden center. Fill the garden pot with soil mix about 1”
deep. Gently compress the soil mix in
the planter. Water soil till moist but
not dripping wet. Cover about half the
planting area with seeds but try to make sure they don’t touch. Lightly compress the seeds into the soil. Cover the pot with a lid or upturned plant
Check the potted seeds and moisture twice a day. When seeds germinate, remove lid and place
the flowerpot in a warm indoors area where there is sun. Check daily for water moisture. Harvest with scissors any wheat grass that is
6’ high. The wheat grass will grow back a
second time after harvesting.
When spent, toss everything into the compost pile and start over with a
cleaned out flowerpot.
the grass, blend the whole grass in a smoothie, add to a salad mix or to any