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Craft: Grow Jar For Sprouts

Fashion an inexpensive grow jar from a clean plastic drink bottle, netting (or plastic canvas) and a rubber band.

Take a strip of plastic canvas about an inch wide and place it around the top of the bottle, after the bottle neck is removed. Cut the bottle down a little past the curve of the bottle to where it is more straight. Get the measurement of how much you need and cut it off with scissors.

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Connect the two ends so you have a hoop. I used sewing thread but ribbon also could be used or other. Stretch the netting or gauze across the top of the bottle where you removed the bottle top. I also removed the label from the side of the bottle. Place the hoop of plastic over that to hold the net in place as it is stitched to the hoop.

I have made mine in a very short time today and already have something to sprout in it. There are the commercial jar lids available but I wanted to use what I have already!

Source: I came up with this pretty much on my own. Other inspiration: YouTubers!

By melody_yesterday from Otterville, MO

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January 18, 20100 found this helpful

here is another DIY grow jar growing store bought lentils from the bean aisle

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they look beautiful but have been growing like this for about a week

keep in mind they are not known as "sprouting seeds" so that may account for the slow rate of growth

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