Usingpotting soil,chia seeds,an old nylon stocking,an empty terracotta pot,and a little imagination,you can grow your own chia pet (or chia head) without ordering one from a TV infomercial. Soak some chia seeds in water overnight and place inside the toe of a knee-high nylon or cut-off nylon pantyhose leg.
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How do you make a Chia Pet?
How To Make Grow Your Own Chia Pet. Soak some chia seeds in water overnight and place inside the toe of a knee-high nylon or cut-off nylon pantyhose leg. Add potting soil until it forms a ball and tie the top of the nylon into a knot. Place the soil ball, knot-side-down, into a terracotta pot and decorate with rubber bands…
What is the best seed for a Chia Pet?
Chia seed, wheat grass seed, regular grass seed, or any other herb seed C ut nylon to size you would like your chia pet to be (you can always make it smaller later).
Can you leave a Chia Pet on a shelf?
You’ll probably end up leaving your Chia Pet on a shelf or desk, but I can tell you one thing: just having the Chia Pet makes a desk/shelf 10x better. It definitely catches the eye! Chia Pets are a lot of fun, but they do have some downsides. 1. You need to be patient. The seeds won’t begin to sprout until after a week of watering.
How to Grow Chia seeds at home?
Step 1: Soak 2 teaspoons of Chia seeds in a cup of water (shallow bowl) for 24 hours to allow the Chia seeds to expand. Stir the seeds once to allow them to soak more evenly. Step 2: Remove the cap from the ornament and fill it with water, then soak in a bowl of water.