Growing Sunflowers, Wheatgrass and Pea Sprouts step by step Manual

There is nothing better than growing your own food, It seems like nowadays is the only way to guarantee nutrition, freshness and sustainability. But it was not too long ago we were farming and eating from our lands, trading our produce and teaching our younger generations to continue this tradition. The industrialized world came along with convenience and for that convenience we traded part of what made us human, the connection with our wonderful earth and elements, the respect for our soil that provided us since the very beginning with everything we needed to thrive as an specie, we got extremely desensitize. One of our missions in life is to bring the awareness of what is happening with our planet, specially our soils. Most of our farming land had being depleted for many decades due to industrialization, what we call “modern life” and I could name several reasons but what I want to focus is in the solution, by making the most significant changes that will come from within us and not from above. I learn about growing sprouts for health 5 years ago, however the reasons had become stronger and now is not only for health, is for our soil, our animals, our future generations and to reconnect and appreciate our mother Earth. What ever reason brought you to this blog post today I truly appreciate and acknowledge your willingness to be a better person, and believe me when I said that if you take action and start growing your own you are already helping our planet tremendously.

What you need to know about starting to grow your own sprouts:

This is Part 1 of Growing your own Sprouts at home, let’s start with Sunflower Sprouts:

What you need:

Soaking and Rinsing the Seeds:

sprouted seeds ready to plant
Pea, Wheatgrass and Sunflower seeds with tails ready to plant

Preparing Trays and Planting

Watering the planted Trays

Here is day by day the evolution of the Sunflower Sprouts, pay special attention to the following procedures: Uncovering, Grooming and Greening.

Sunflower 1
Sunflower 2
Sunflower 3

 

Upside down tray on top of Sunflowers
Sunflower 4
Sunflower 5

  

Sunflower 6

 

Sunflower 7

This is Part 2 of Growing your own Sprouts at home, Now that you know the process of growing Sunflower Sprouts there are good news! Wheatgrass and Pea Sprouts are much easier.

What you need:

Soaking and Rinsing the Seeds:

Preparing Trays and Planting

Watering the planted Trays

Here is day by day the evolution of the Wheatgrass and Pea  Sprouts, pay special attention to the following procedures: Uncovering,  Greening, and Harvesting the Wheatgrass

Peas 1
Wheatgrass 1
Peas 2
Wheatgrass 2
Pea 3