Posted March 28, 2014 by jimhigley
Why not give the Easter Bunny a hand this year—and make yourself look like the super-dad (or mom!) you are by making your kids an Easter basket they’ll never forget. All you need to do is grow your own grass! It’s a perfect project for every dad!
This is a simple project for you and your children—all it takes is a little planning about 10 – 14 days before Easter. The best part of it is the daily ritual you’ll enjoy with your child as you water the soon-to-be bunny’s nest.
Start today! You need to get that grass growing! Here’s what you’ll need:
Fill the plastic container with potting soil and spread the rye grass seed evenly covering the entire are. Spread a thin layer of soil over the seed then water lightly.
Create a greenhouse effect with a large baggie or—if your basket is large—a dry cleaning plastic bag. You will leave your plastic container in here 24/7 to speed up the germination process.
You’ll water your soil, using the sprayer, every day. This is a great project for you and your child. Be careful not to overwater. You want to keep the soil moist—but not muddy. You should start to see germination in about a week. It will look spotty at first…but don’t give up!
Within 10 – 14 days, you should have a nice thick nest of homegrown grass ready for the Easter Bunny—and your family —to enjoy!