Metal versus Plastic Lids

First of all when speaking of metal we should declare that we intend to speak only of stainless steel. The wire mesh used in your windows may be aluminum.  This is not a good idea when working with food.  Do now use aluminum for making sprouting jar lids unless there is nothing else available. If […]

Which Seeds Are Safe?

As the title of this blog implies, not all seeds are safe to sprout. Fortunately there is one rule of thumb that will help you avoid problems: only sprout seeds sold as food. That means, do not grab a packet of seeds from your local plant nursery for sprouting. Plant seeds are often treated with […]