How to Grow a Chia Pet?

Answer Chia dogA Chia pet is a very neat plant to grow.You can choose a clay pot (many varieties) and grow your own "hair" on it! Buying and growing a Chia Pet can be really fun! With a lot of time and pa... Read More »

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Are chia seeds used to grow Chia Pets?

Yes, chia seeds (Salvia hispanica) are used to grow Chia Pets, according to the manufacturer of Chia Pets. Chia is a member of the mint family. These seeds are commonly sold at health food and her... Read More »

Can you grow anything besides Chia in a Chia Pet?

Yes, alfalfa and basil seeds are tiny enough to work. Cover it with a plastic bag to keep the moisture in. If it dries out during the germination period, they die easily. Soak the seeds in water ov... Read More »

How do I grow chia?

Soak the SeedsSoak chia seeds for 24 hours in a bowl with 1/4 cup of water. This will soften the hard shell of the seeds and start the growing process. While your seeds are soaking, moisten your pl... Read More »

How do I grow a Chia plant?

OutsidePlant Chia seeds in the fall in a sunny flower bed with soil that drains well. Do not plant them near grass or plants that need to be watered often. Till the flower bed and remove pre-existi... Read More »