wheat berries + egg shells

i have the perfect little garden craft for you just in time for easter. first, take a carton of large brown eggs and when you use them, save the bottoms trying to make them big shells.

then, add a little potting soil in each egg and add a little water for moisture. it’s easier to plant the wheat berries if the soil is already damp. then add the wheat berries on top.

add a little more soil to the tops to cover and let sit in a warm place that gets both sun and shine and wait for the little grass to rise. :) it should take just a couple days.

i’m hoping to get sprouts and use this as an easter dinner centerpiece. :) i’ll keep you posted on the progress. in other news:

my eggplants areΒ  getting so big!

and we are seeing so many tomatoes start to form! can’t wait to make some salsa. ;) unfortunately, the hot peppers we planted aren’t doing so well (like, not growing at all?) so we might have to transfer them. my bell peppers have little flowers budding too.

and i decided to do this just because it was funny, but my basil-in-a-bag is actually doing well. :) who would have thought? (sorry pic is a little blurry)

have a great wednesday! the week is almost over! what are your easter plans? making anything super delicious? i’m thinking of a brussel sprout side and my healthy carrot cake muffins for a sweet treat.

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2 Responses to wheat berries + egg shells

  1. Lisa D says:

    Man, I cannot believe you already have a garden with things growing!! Tulips and daffodils only JUST popped up here and today I woke up to 40 degrees and drizzle :(

    On another note, I am completely obsessed with wheat berries (I sprinkle them on everything for a little extra chew) but have never thought of growing any! Maybe I’ll start a garden out on my fire escape… ;)

    • ashley says:

      See, that makes me NOT want to come to NY – but I’ll suck it up!! ya’ll have great farmer’s markets, right? :)

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