For everyone who missed planting their vegetable seeds and are now thinking “Uch. I’m such a loser. Why didn’t I just stick some seeds in some dirt so I could have my very own vegetables grown from seed?“; fear not.
I have something for you.
Probably one of the most fun things in the world to grow are Alfalfa Sprouts. And all you need are some seeds, a mason jar and 4 days.
I originally posted this tutorial last year but with all the apartment dwellers, people with shady backyards and no room to grow anything this spring, I thought now would be a great time to repost this.
You don’t need a backyard, a lot of space or even dirt to grow Alfalfa sprouts. You barely even need a brain.
Growing sprouts is like vegetable crack. Instant gratification. Only crack is bad and sprouts are good. Clearly, if confronted in a back alley by a drug dealer pushing crack and a crunchy, tree hugger pushing alfalfa seeds … you should go for the seeds. Even if the drug dealer is dressed better.
You can grow bean sprouts if you follow my tutorial on how to grow mung bean sprouts. And you can grow alfalfa sprouts if you follow this one …