Growing Wheat Grass in 2 Different Ways Growing Wheat Grass in 2 Different Ways

Growing wheatgrass for yourself can have many benefits. Wheatgrass is known to have an energizing effect, and it can add needed magnesium and iron to your system. There are a few ways to grow wheatgrass. Here are two of them.

Hydroponics

Wheatgrass will grow without soil. Since growers suggest that it reach between 6 and 8 inches in height before harvesting, getting a solid root system will be important for support. You will need certain additives for a soil-less variety, such as vermiculite. This hold water and will help stabilize the grass. Most health food stores will carry everything you need to grow your own wheatgrass without soil.

Traditional Planting Methods

Wheatgrass is easily grown in a kitchen with just a small tray with soil, fertilizer, a light source and water. You will need to soak the seeds in water before you plant them in the soil. Depending on how much you plan on growing, you generally only need to soak them overnight. It only takes about ten days for the grass to sprout. There are kits available for little money that will have everything you need to grow your own wheatgrass in a tray.

Growing wheatgrass isn’t difficult. Once you prep the seeds and they sprout, you only need to monitor the water levels. It’s easy to have a healthy dietary supplement grown in your own kitchen!

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