I've always wanted to have a basket full of lush emerald green wheatgrass all planted for Easter. Unfortunately, I've always thought about it a day or two before Easter Sunday. This year I was browsing in a nursery for African violets (no luck in that direction) when I saw a packet of wheatgrass seeds. So I bought the seeds and a bag of potting soil. After a little research I found that the seeds do better if they are soaked on a wet paper towel overnight:
I found a couple of suitable containers. I put a wad of grocery bags in the bottom of the larger one. I sprinkled the seeds on the surface of the soil. Easy peasy.
Now I wait. I'm hoping to use this experiment to find out the timing I would need to have a basket ready for April 12. The magazine Living Crafts gives a set of directions on how to accomplish this same thing without using soil. Find the directions here. Here is my early spring nature table, a work in progress: