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How To: Seed a pomegranate quick and easy

In this video, we learn tips on how to seed a pomegranate easily with Nicki Sizemore. First, cut off the crown of your pomegranate to expose the seeds. Then, score the pomegranate from end to end and a few places around it. Next, soak the fruit in cold water for 5 minutes. While keeping it under water, break the fruit apart into large chunks. Next, just use your fingertips to remove the seeds. Since you are working in the water, your fingertips won't get stained. Remove the large pieces then ...

How To: Roast squash seeds

Oftentimes when preparing squash, people will remove the seeds and immediately compost them. This, of course, is a great error as the seeds are themselves quite delicious when roasted for 15 minutes in a 275°f oven with a little bit of sea salt.

How To: Help seeds grow faster by nicking them

Most seeds have a thick outer shell meant to protect the soft inner seed. 'Nicking' is a gardening technique to remove the outer shell so the seed will germinate faster in your garden after planting. You can use water, sandpaper, a nail file or even sulfuric acid to nick your seeds.

How To: Germinate Japanese maple seeds

Ken Alston shows how to germinate Japanese maple tree seeds. The most important thing is to always buy fresh seeds. Seeds that are bought on eBay or other unreliable sellers are dry and lifeless and the chances of germination are not very good. The video shows the huge difference between the dry seeds and the fresh seeds. On the fresh seeds you can see that the roots are already out and in some cases the leaves are out, so from this point the rest is easy. Have little seed pots ready, make sm...

How To: Roast spicy gourmet flavored chipotle, garlic and Worcestershire pumpkin seeds

Whether you're making pumpkin pie or carving jack-o'-lanterns during Halloween, make sure you save those pumpkin seeds, because they're a great source of fiber and can be a tasty snack. The best thing about baking pumpkin seeds is that you can get really creative with the flavor. In this video recipe, you'll learn how to make a spicy chipotle chili pepper, garlic powder and Worcestershire sauce flavored batch of roasted pumpkin seeds.

How To: Germinate marijuana seeds

The first step to growing your own marijuana plant is getting the seeds to germinate so they can be planted in soil. This step by step video shows you how to gently use some paper towels, a little bit of water and a dark space to get your seeds to start growing.

How To: De-seed a pomegranate

First, cut through the pomegranate horizontally with a knife. Then, cut small divots between every section of seeds on the fruit. Then, hold the pomegranate so that your palm is facing your work surface. Take a pestle and lightly hit the back rind portion of the pomegranate over a bowl until all of the seeds are out. The seeds and the fruit are edible.

How To: Start tomato plants from seed

This video is a tutorial on how to start growing tomato plants from seeds. The instructor first explains that it is important to make sure your seeds are fresh and within the proper date frame and that you pick a good artificial soil mix for proper growth. The tutorial goes over a few different fertilizer products that you can choose from, yet they are not completely necessary for growth if the soil is of a high quality. The instructor then fills plastic mini pots with soil and then uses a pe...

How To: Start your own seeds

While ready-to-go seedlings have their place, it's also useful (and considerably cheaper) to know how to start your own seeds, which is where this free gardening tutorial comes in: with it, you'll learn how to germinate your own seeds for planting in your garden. Specifically, this tutorial looks at how to start tomato seeds.

How To: Save tomato seeds

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to save tomato seeds. Begin by selecting the type of tomato that you would like to grow again next year. Once selected, simply cut the tomato in half and scoop or squeeze out the seeds into a jar. Pour a bit of water and close the jar. Put the jar away for 2 days, as it will smell. The seeds will be undergoing a fermentation process as this time. Then take the tomatoes and drain the through a sift. Now wash the tomato seeds with some water and let the...

How To: Germinate a seed in a small cup

This video is how to germinate a seed in your home using as an example, a watermelon seed. Take a container and fill it about three quarters full with potting soil. You could use a Styrofoam cup, for example. Now take a seed or several seeds and put it on top of the soil. Cover the seeds with soil that is about three times the size of the seed. Press lightly on the soil. We the container soil with some water. Then place the container in a sunny and warm location in your home until it starts g...

How To: Seed and eat a pomegranate with bowl of water

Pomegranate is native to Persia and it is a combination of two Latin words that mean apple and seeds. Wear old clothes and put a paper towel over the cutting board because the juice of the pomegranate can spray out and it stains. Start by cutting off the top and bottom of the pomegranate. Score the pomegranate by cutting through the skin in four different places. Get a bowl of water and hold it under water while you pull the skin off. As you take the pomegranate apart you are trying to get th...

How To: Extract the seeds from a pomegranate

The video's author teaches how to quickly remove the seeds from a pomegranate without difficulty. Begin by slicing your pomegranate in half, exposing the seeds. Palm the fruit with the rind side in over a dish. Rotate the pomegranate half while tapping it from the side with a hefty spoon.

How To: Get seeds ready for planting

How to get your seeds to sprout so you can plant them. Its common practice to plant 3 seeds an inch apart and see how many sprout. Using this method, you only plant the seeds that sprout. This saves time and eliminates waste.

How To: Grow wheatgrass at home

Incorporating wheatgrass into your diet can be beneficial to your overall health in many ways. This video teaches you how to grow wheatgrass in your home to supply yourself with a constant batch to include in your diet. First, add about a cup of wheatgrass seed to a jar of water. Drain the water out and continue to rinse the seeds several more times. Leave the jar of seeds to sit for about a day and half to allow the seeds to sprout. Then evenly spread the sprouted wheatgrass on a layer of we...

How To: Develop a child's math skills with pumpkin seeds

In this video, we are shown how to create and utilize a pumpkin-themed mat and some pumpkin seeds in order to teach young children how to count. Using a mat with a picture of a pumpkin on it, as described in the video, you should have a few squares with numbers on it which the children can put on the mat. Then, using a bowl of pumpkin seeds, have the child pick up the seeds and place them on the mat, having them pick the correct number of seeds as correspond to the number of the square they c...

How To: Shop for, eat & de-seed a pomegranate

First, when shopping for a pomegranate, you want to look for ones that are red and firm. You don't want a pomegranate that is soft or that is turning brown. A good solid red color is best. To eat the pomegranate cut the top off where the stem is. The pomegranate is divided into sections of red seeds divided by white stuff. Cut between the different sections of seeds in the white areas dividing the pomegranate into different sections. Pull the sections apart and pull the red seeds out of the s...

How To: Toast pumpkin seeds for a tasty snack

Don't throw out your pumpkin seeds, toast them for a wonderful snack! This video shows the simple steps to making toasted pumpkin seeds. Cut open your pumpkin and scrape out the seeds. Make sure to rinse them well to get rid of the pumpkin guts. Next prepare a brine of 1 quart water and a quarter cup of salt. Soak the seeds for twenty four hours and drain them well. You'll be coating the seeds with a bit of vegetable oil and salt for flavor. Last they are toasted in the oven for about twenty ...

How To: Seed and eat a pomegranate

The best time to get a pomegranate is October to late January. The first thing in seeding and eating pomegranate is cutting it in half. Hold it on a cutting board and with a knife, cut it right down the middle. When you open the fruit, you'll notice that there are a lot of seeds inside. To remove the seeds, you'll need to go to the sink. Turn on the water and put a large bowl in the sink. Break the skin off the pomegranate in the bowl of water face down to avoid spilling red dye. Start pullin...

How To: Grow wheatgrass for your animals

Wheat grass is very nutritious for animals like dogs. In this video, we demonstrate how easy it is. The first step is rinsing seeds with water and letting them soak over night for 8-12 hours. After they have soaked, rinse. Evenly place the seeds on a bed of soil in a tray and cover with a paper towel. Then water thoroughly and cover with another tray. Keeping the seeds moist is very important. You should see results in 3 days when you can remove the extra tray and the paper towel. We then dem...

How To: Fold a reliable paper plane

Origami artist Ana Maria shows us how to fold a reliable paper plane. Start off with a rectangular piece of paper and fold it down the middle. Then take one the of the edges and fold it in a way that it makes a triangle. After that repeat the process again folding the edges even further. Repeat this for the other side as well so that it is nice and even. After making all the folds properly open the page, not the folds made on the edges, then fold it again down the middle but now do it in the ...

How To: Farm for wheat and grass with seeds in Minecraft

Farming in Minecraft isn't the most exciting part of the game, but it's essential for making the high-level food items like cake so you'd better get used to it. This video will walk you through all aspects of Minecraft farming, including getting seeds, using your hoe to til the soil, planting the crops, and then using bonemeal to make them grow fast.

How To: Harvest seed for flour in the wilderness

In this video, we learn how to harvest seed for flour in the wilderness. First, gather up some seeds from your yard inside the different plants. After this, let the air dry your seeds so there is no more moisture left inside of them. After this is done, you can take the seeds and grind them up into a fine powder that you can use as flour when you are baking. This is a great way to eat more healthy and use what you have in your garden instead of going out to purchase flour from the store. You ...

How To: Germinate weed seed

This video demonstrates how to germinate marijuana seeds. In this video the same is shown taking purple kush seeds. For this first you need to take a tray which is a bit deep and some tissue papers. Put a layer of a tissue paper in the tray and moist it with water using a spray bottle. Then put another layer of tissue paper and moist it again. Then put the seeds on top and again put two layers of tissue papers. Moisten the tissue papers like done earlier. Then cover the whole tray with plasti...

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