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Wheatgrass Growing Guide - Using OceanSolution 2-0-3

Grow Your Way to Health!

The OceanGrown Method for

Growing Wheat Grass at Home

Why Grow Wheatgrass at Home?

Without doubt, one of the most simple and least expensive ways for an individual to enhance his or her health is to grow and juice wheatgrass at home. All wheatgrass, when cut about 7-8” high, is nutritious—even when it is grown on a synthetic bed and watered with plain water. When wheatgrass is watered for 7-9 days with OceanGrown’s OceanSolution 2-0-3, the grass (and the resulting juice) has been found to contain more of the 90+ minerals found in nature than any other vegetable we’re aware of. OceanSolution 2-0-3 brings to plants the same natural balance of major and trace elements found in all oceans of the world. By attaching a carbon atom to each mineral the inorganic minerals are then transformed by the grass into an organic form, making them bio-available to the human body.

What You’ll Need to Get Started

Nothing could be easier than growing wheatgrass at home. These instructions will help you get started with a proven method which you can then adjust as you get comfortable with growing your own grass. Here’s what you’ll need:

•Raw, whole wheat berries (we use Hard red spring or winter wheat berries)

• OceanSolution 2-0-3

•A minimum of two 14” x 18” cafeteria trays (or a similar substitute)

•A large kitchen mixing bowl

•A colander

•Sturdy scissors

•Clean spray bottle for watering the grass

•Two cloths of sheeting or similar material, slightly larger than the growing trays.

• A TDS meter (optional but very useful)

The following instructions are arranged chronologically from Day 1 through Day 10, allowing you to implement the instructions one day at a time.

The Big Idea

Because a tray of grass takes approximately 8-9 days to grow, the idea is to start the first tray, then start the second tray 4-5 days later. Harvesting 1/8 of a tray will only yield about 1-2 ounces of juice per day. But that is sufficient to begin with until you get used to the taste and your body becomes accustomed to the strength of this new nutrient-filled food. If you measure the amount of grass you juice each day (about 1/8 tray), the two trays will overlap each other in their growing cycles allowing you to always have some grass ready to juice. As you begin to consume more ounces per day, you will need to get additional trays and begin a new tray, say, every other day to keep from running out of grass. To begin with, learn to stagger the starts of your first two trays so as to keep yourself supplied with 1-2 ounces of juice per day.

Day 1:

Soaking the Wheatgrass Berries

BIG IDEA: It takes 1.5 cups of dry wheat berries to cover a 14” x 18” tray adequately for growing. You will need to soak these berries in OceanSolution 2-0-3 for eight (8) hours to stimulate sprouting.

  1. Mixing the OceanSolution 2-0-3 (hereafter OS 2-0-3): In any convenient clean bottle or container, mix a 1:150 ratio of OS 2-0-3 . This means 3/4 ounce of OS 2-0-3 for every gallon of pure water. Or you may carefully add OS 2-0-3 to your container of pure water until your TDS meter indicates the mixture to have reached about 1100 ppm. Tap Water is not recommended.

  2. Put 1.5 cups of wheat berries in a large kitchen bowl and pour the OS 2-0-3/water mixture into the bowl, enough to cover the berries generously to allow for absorption.

  3. Cover the bowl and soak for 8 hours.

Day 2:

Sprouting the Berries;

After the wheat berries have soaked for 8 hours, they need to be thoroughly drained and rinsed with pure water and kept moist and in the dark for about 24 more hours.