How To Grow Wheatgrass
how to grow wheatgrass can have a lot of advantages. It may seem
unlikely that a plant so unremarkable in looks (so unremarkable that
it’s easy to mistake it for common, lawn grass) can hold so much
healthy goodness, but wheatgrass definitely does.
This amazing superfood has incredible alkalizing properties - over 12
kinds of vitamins, 8 amino acids, lots of minerals, and most
importantly, chlorophyll, which is a proven anticancer element.
Chlorophyll absorbs sunlight that allows photosynthesis to
occur. Wheatgrass is so full of chlorophyll that it is often called
Because of its numerous health qualities, wheatgrass is readily
available in powder form, which is more conveneint than growing your
own fresh crops.
However, we all know that nothing beats freshness, and wheatgrass is no
exception. So if you have the time and resources, why not learn how to
grow wheatgrass? That way, you can ensure that not only you have a
steady supply of wheatgrass juice, you maintain and take in most of its
natural goodness by drinking its fresh juice.
Growing your wheatgrass is actually pretty easy and enjoyable - much
easier than what most people imagine. You only need a few materials to
get you started: organic wheatgrass sprouting seeds, organic potting
soil and fertilizer, a plastic gardening tray, and a spray bottle.
first step is pre-sprouting. This step keeps your wheatgrass juice
sweet and delicious, plus, it helps contain the optimum number of
vitamins and minerals in the seeds. To start growing your own
wheatgrass, you need to measure the amount of seed you will need, and
rinse them in clean water. Soak it in about two-three times as much
cold water for eight-ten hours. Repeat this process a couple
more times and check if the seeds has sprouted roots. When the seeds
are ready, you can start planting them in the gardening tray.
paper towels at the bottom of the tray before putting in the soil. This
prevents the roots from sticking out of the holes. Make sure that you
use pre-moistened, organic soil or potting mix to line the bottom of
the gardening tray. Start impressing the seeds gently into the soil,
then place the tray in indirect sunlight. By the window in a room with
proper ventilation is the best place to put your crop in.
the young wheatgrass moist. Use the spray bottle twice a day to water
the wheatgrass, and when they’re about 5 days old, reduce watering to
at least once a day. When your wheatgrass grows to about 6 inches, you
can start harvesting and juicing your wheatgrass. However, take note
that wheatgrass is very fibrous, and you need a wheatgrass juicer to
get the most out of your grass.
When you know how to grow wheatgrass, you’ll have access to a fresh
ounce of wheatgrass juice everyday. It’s an incredibly healthy and such
a powerful cleanser that it can cause you to experience some healing
reactions if you have any health problems and has been known to trigger
anti-ageing. If you’re not used to taking juices, only drink at most an
ounce of wheatgrass per day at first until you get used to it's
Happy growing! :-)
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