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How to Grow Your Own Easter Basket Grass | from Blue Bells and Cockle ShellsIt’s Real Easter Basket Grass!

What could be more fun and Earth friendly than growing your own Easter basket grass?!?! Easter is ten days away, but you still have time to do this fun project with your kids!

Supplies:

  • Easter basket
  • Plastic liner, container, or pot that fits inside your Easter basket
  • Potting soil
  • Grass seed

How to Grow Your Own Easter Basket Grass | from Blue Bells and Cockle ShellsTake your Easter basket and line it with plastic or put some sort of container or pot inside the basket.

How to Grow Your Own Easter Basket Grass | from Blue Bells and Cockle ShellsFill your basket or container with 1″- 2″ of soil.

How to Grow Your Own Easter Basket Grass | from Blue Bells and Cockle Shells

Sprinkle grass seed on top of the soil and lightly rake dirt over the grass seed (don’t cover the seed with more than 1/4″ of dirt).

How to Grow Your Own Easter Basket Grass | from Blue Bells and Cockle ShellsMist the soil and place the basket in warm place with some sunlight. Keep the soil moist and your grass will start growing in a couple of days.

How to Grow Your Own Easter Basket Grass | from Blue Bells and Cockle ShellsIf the grass gets too long, you can trim it with gardening sheers.

And that is how you can grow your own Easter basket grass! It’s a fun and easy way to bring a bit of nature indoors this Easter! Do you have any special crafts, projects, or plans forĀ  Easter?

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How to Make Baumschmuck for Christmas | from Blue Bells and Cockle Shells

Baumschmuck is German for “Christmas Ornaments” Last year, one of the craft classes at our homeschool co-op had these put out for display for a craft day. They called them baumschmuck, but when I looked up the meaning of that word in German, it just means “Christmas tree ornaments”. I thought they were very pretty […]

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