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Soak 2 cups of wheatgrass seeds in water for about 12 hours. Do not skimp on the seeds.
Note: It is written in Anne Wigmore's book to sprout the seeds before planting. However, I was told at the Optimum Health Institute in San Diego that this is an unnecessary step. The seeds will sprout in the soil. I have skipped sprouting the wheatgrass seeds before planting for many years with great success.
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Drain your wheatgrass seeds.
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Place soil in growing tray. The soil should be about 1.5 inches deep. Spread out the soil evenly. There should not be any bumps.
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Spread the wheatgrass seeds over the soil evenly.
The seeds should be touching. There should not be any big empty holes. Remember, where there is empty space, wheatgrass will not be growing.
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Cover the growing tray with another growing tray upside down.
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Water the wheatgrass daily. The soil should be damp but not swimming in water.
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When you see green leaves sprouting, uncover the tray.
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When the leaves are about 7 or 8 inches tall, cut the wheatgrass with a pair of clean scissors.
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