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How to Start and Grow your own Sprouts

Home Grown Sprouts 101:

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It all started with a local purchase of Pea shoot Greens, as a snack. Dawned on me that its best and easy to grow your own, either in your own kitchen or backyard, all year round.

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Here are easy steps to grow your own organic sprouts:

Purchase Organic Sprouts – I like GotSrouts company. Seeds always sprout. This time I got Wheat sprouts strictly for juicing and Pea shoots for snacking.

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Zoe is trying to get into the action
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Prepare supplies. Need clean trays, dirt, seeds.

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Soak your sprouts in the filtered drinking water
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Love this cap for easy water draining
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Rince twice per day for 24 to 48 hours
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Drain the soaking water out and rinse all the water out
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Sprinkle on top of 2 inches of organic dirt. Cover the dirt without overlapping
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Pour seeds in, evenly. Fun part is to get your hands dirty 🙂
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Water and put a heavy tray of dirt on top of wheat sprouts. They need pressure to germinate, keeps them moist. Treat them as they are underground.
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Pea seeds planted and placed on top of wheat tray
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Germinating sprouts

 

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Wheat sprouts weighed by Pea Sprouts
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Pea sprouts
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Growing and tilting towards the light.

 

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Wheatgrass pushed out the top tray. Take it off and set it aside. Keep watering daily.

 

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5 days later cut to Juice-when you see a second blade coming up in each sprout

 

 

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Cut Sprouts last for weeks in the Fridge

 

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Pea sprouts

 

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Edible Pea Sprouts
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Vegan Lunch with Pea shoots in the center of the sandwich

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Love, Health, and Peace to all.

Luda@PlantsandBeyond🌱

All photographs belong to Luda @PlantsandBeyond.com

44 thoughts on “How to Start and Grow your own Sprouts

  1. Lovely, That is a lot of sprouts 😀 I often do a small jar of mustard and radish seeds on the window sill to add to salads, I have to confess never seen on this scale as you have done.. 🙂
    Hope the start of your new year is going well Luda.
    Take care Sue xx

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      1. Yeah, my wife just takes the straightforward approach and tells me that I’m being silly before tucking in to her (insanely young) meal. 🙂
        And for sure – no animals.
        Perhaps, in the future, we will only eat cabbages that have been certified to have died a natural death. 🙂

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