Grow an Indoor Garden for Your Pet

This spring or any time of the year, give your pets a treat by growing a little indoor garden especially for them. It's so easy to plant a wheat grass garden for both cats and dogs.

 Grow wheat berry grass for your pets

Grow wheat berry grass for your pets

If you have an indoor kitty like we do, he will love you even more for bringing the outdoors inside.

 handful of red wheat grass berries

handful of red wheat grass berries

Purchase a scoopful of red wheat berry grain from the bulk section of your local grocery store. Soak the grain seeds in warm water overnight.

 Planting red wheat grass berries for pets

Planting red wheat grass berries for pets

You will also need a flower pot and planting soil. Fill the pot with soil and sprinkle the wheat berries onto the dirt and cover with more soil. Keep the pot moist and in about a week you will see new green sprouts. Wait for the grass to grow a couple of inches before offering it to your pet.

 Dogs and cats love wheat berry grass indoors

Dogs and cats love wheat berry grass indoors

When Georgie and and Quincy first saw it they started biting on the stems right away....

 Happy golden doodle, Georgie loves indoor grass garden

Happy golden doodle, Georgie loves indoor grass garden

....and then they just enjoyed hanging out by the bit of outdoors, especially Georgie.

What about you? Have you grown plants for your indoor pets? If so, do you know of any other pet friendly greens to grow?