(Closed) Has anyone done this or planning on it?

posted 9 years ago in DIY
Post # 3
410 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

I’ve seen this on a few blogs, but never IRL. I think it’s a really pretty idea!

I think you could probably get a flat of wheat grass at Whole Foods, or some other health food store. I’ve even seen them at my regular grocery store on occasion too!

Post # 4
899 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: November 1999

Is that the stuff that cats really like? If so, you can get it at a pet store, but you could probably get it online cheaper. I think it is pretty easy to grow, so you could order seeds and grow it yourself.

Post # 5
15 posts
  • Wedding: October 2011 - Congress Hall Hotel

I was just a wedding this weekend and they did this.  It is was really neat!  I believe they used wheat grass and got it through their florist.  But I will double check for you.

Post # 6
7581 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: December 2010

@antsy: Did it for a bride who put marshmallows on sticks next to a fire pit 🙂 super cute.  

I ordered through a florist. It was super cheap.

Post # 7
436 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

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@Crabbabs: I think you’re thinking of catnip?

Post # 9
2192 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: May 2012

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@antsy:  We did it for my sister’s wedding 3 years ago.  So cute!  We grew wheatgrass in pans and put them out in different containers for the party.  The wheatgrass lifts right out and makes moving it easy.  Bonus is you can juice it all later and get an energy boost!

Post # 11
1046 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: April 2012

@antsy: I’m going to do Rye grass centerpieces- Rye is way cheaper and grows easier.  You can buy bulk seed online or flats of wheat grass at whole foods (if you have one around)

I also went to my local nursery and they could order wheat grass flats.  I’m just going to buy the rye grass seed from them though, it’s really cheap and can basically grow in any conditions!

Post # 12
10846 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2010

I did it! Our florist got two sheets of wheatgrass and we put our escort cards in them 🙂 I think the wheatgrass is like $10/sheet? It was pretty inexpensive!

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