Chia seed, also known as salvia hispanica originated from the western part of North America. Studies say that the seeds was been used since decades ago in this region, and has been helpful when it comes to everything starting from food to medicine, and even to landscaping. It was also popular all over the world for the last 20 years as a novelty item which is the Chia Pet.
These organic chia seeds were known to people because of the Chia Pets. The chia pets have accessories accompanied to it such as a terra quota sculpture, this is usually an animal, and of course the seeds. In growing your very own chia seeds, they need to be mixed with water then scatter all over the sculpture. They grow fast at green sprouts and usually become the hair or the fur of the sculpture.
When you buy chia seeds, don not be surprised when they are all very hardy. It is because they boom at low-moisture areas like Nevada, Utah, California and Arizona. One vital information that you also have to take note when growing chia plants, is that, it is not best that you over water them. It is important that you keep them away from any shrubs or thirsty plants and in lawns.
In planting your chia seeds, it requires you to scatter them down the soil then raking them gently. When you want to start planting them in flat ground, put them in the brighter side of the area with porous soil. Then later on, they should be transferred to an area where they can get a lot of sun rays. Lastly, this plant is known to be self-sowing for the reason that the seeds just naturally falls off the plant. They could grow into new plants if they wouldn’t be eaten by birds and mice.