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Prof. Prabhat Ranjan is Vice Chancellor of D Y Patil International University, Akurdi, Pune

Updated step-by-step wheat grass growing and juicing

This post is based on nearly 2 months of experience and some of the information here is updated, compared to my earlier two posts on the topic: Growing Wheat Grass and Juicing (aug 19, 2010) Update on growing Wheat Grass and Juicing (sep 5, 2010) Let me try to put rest of the information in the form of FAQ! How much time it takes to grow what grass for juicing? – It takes about 6-7 days to grow to about 6 inches, when it should be harvested for juicing. This depends on climatic conditions and so on. How to organize

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Update on growing Wheat Grass and Juicing

(Please read more recent version first at http://www.ranjan.in/?p=74) Since I posted last on this topic, I have gained more knowledge and it is about time to write on this again. I would itemize them to make it easier to read: Reusing Soil – I found that when I used soil first time, wheat grew nicely. But I started to see failed growth when I tried to reuse the soil. It was most likely due to my zero knowledge about gardening. Finally I could figure it out with the help of friends and nursery. After harvesting first time, one needs to

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Growing Wheat Grass and Juicing

(Please read updated version first at http://www.ranjan.in/?p=74 ) Recently I came across benefits of drinking wheat grass juice and I was amazed with what nature has in store. I searched extensively (as usual!) on net and went through lot of material to understand the complication of growing it. In USA lot of support from commercial entity is available to support those, who want to grow it. There are kits available and supplies along with various tools are available to make it easy. I thought I would still write out my experiences in trying to grow and giving other people a

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