How to Grow a Simple Spring Tablescape


I am excited to be kicking off our Spring Festival Blog Hop today! We have amazing spring ideas being featured all week long.  A big thank you to Kendra from Joy In Our Home for hosting this amazing group of bloggers. If you are joining me from Kelly at The Tattered Pew – welcome! Make sure to head over to Life on Kaydercross Creek to see more spring DIY’s.



Want to create a super simple DIY spring tablescape for your home? Growing wheat grass doesn’t get any easier.

Materials Needed

  • Glass Jar (I used some from The Dollar Tree)
  • Plant Dirt
  • Wheat Berries (a whole wheat kernel found at health stores or on Amazon)
  • Water

Step One – Materials

Set up all the materials needed, which isn’t very many. Glass jars are fun because you can see the roots grow. The Dollar Tree and thrift shops are a great place to shop.

Wheat berries are inexpensive and you only need a tiny bit. Generally sold in health stores or online. Any potting soil will do.

Step Two – Plant

You will add enough dirt to fill the jar 2/3 full. Pack down VERY lightly.

Add a thin layer of wheat berries across the entire top.

Add another thin layer of dirt to cover all of the seeds.

Add water slowly to not make huge holes in the soil. Get all the seeds damp.

Step Three – Watch Grow

Set the jars in a window seal and wait a few days. Soon the seeds will sprout and grow. Keep lightly watered. To much will create mildew. The grass will last for weeks and you can trim as needed. It is edible too!

Enjoy your simple spring tablescape!


Make sure to check out our DIY’s, Vignettes, Front Porch and Mantel ideas and spring Recipes – all coming this week!

DIY’s on Monday

Joy In Our Home | Timeless Creations | The Tattered Pew CityGirlmeetsFarmboy |Life on Kaydeross Creek

Vignettes on Tuesday

anderson + grant | Follow The Yellow Brick Home | White Arrows Home | Worthing Court | Camelot Art Creations

Front Porches on Wednesday

County Road 407 | Elizabeth Joan Designs |The Crowned Goat | 2 Bees In A Pod | Sanctuary Home Decor

Mantels on Thursday

DIY Beautify | The Painted Hinge | Making It In the Mountains Grey Birch Designs | The Homemaking Momma

Recipes on Friday

Love In My Oven | Noting Grace | Beyond the ButterConfessions of a Baking Queen | The Sugar Coated Cottage

35 thoughts on “How to Grow a Simple Spring Tablescape

  1. Oh fer cute! Love the idea of a real plant you grew just for spring! Nice job!

  2. My friend the beauty and simplicity of this diy have left me except try it! Your grass is gorgeous!

  3. These are such a great idea, Kelly; especially for spring! I feel like it’s something I could actually grow!! Thx again for joining me this week! xo

  4. This is such a wonderful idea! It’s beautiful and easy and my kids would love to do it with me! Just pinned it to my Spring Pinterest boards. Excited to try this!!

  5. This is too cute! I love how you can see the roots and everything. I didn’t even know you could grow grass like this – that is really cool. I’m going to pass this along to my cousins who are teachers. They will love it for a fun spring classroom idea. Hugs, CoCo

  6. I almost bought some of this adorable edible grass the other day but the guy was asking $6.00 for one tiny little bush! So glad I read this. I’m off to get some seeds! Love this.

  7. Great little DIY for spring! I think kids would love this too.

    It’s so nice to join you for the hop this week. Happy spring!

  8. Love this cute little spring DIY! I am SO happy to see live plants coming back in style! So happy to be hopping with you this week!

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