Make Cheap Mason Jar Lids for Sprouts and Microgreens

This simple tutorial of how to make a cheap mason jar lids for sprouts and microgreens will save a homesteader money. A person can make a stock pile (ten or more) of sprouting lids possible for the price of one commercially bought sprouting lid using this method. Sprouting lids allow the water to drain while maintaining seeds securely at the twice daily water rinsing.

Make Cheap Mason Jar Lids for Sprouts and Microgreens

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Mason jars are probably one of the most versatile of all storage containers. They come in a number of sizes and can be used to hold just about anything, which makes them extremely useful throughout the home. What makes them particularly popular is the unique two part lid that creates an amazing seal and therefore makes it perfect for canning and preserving freshness for perishable items.

Tools and Materials needed:

10.5″X13.5″ needlework plastic canvas – Darice Plastic Canvas, Clear, 12-Pack

Marker – sharpie or wet erase both work great

Wide-mouth lid & mason jar

Scissors

This do it yourself article focuses on creating your own special lids for mason jars that are to be used during the sprouting process for Micro Greens. The two part lid system of the mason jar comes in handy for this process, but instead of using the sealing disc over the opening, you would use a screen that allows the air to enter the top of the jar.

Click here to read about how to make a cheap mason jar lids for sprouts and microgreens:

http://www.prepareandnourish.com/2015/10/diy-soaking-sprouting-lid-for-mason-jars-tutorial/

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