Celebrate Valentine’s Day by sharing these heart shaped seed bombs with your loved ones and with the planet. Seed bombs are the perfect eco-friendly Valentine gift for kids to make and share with their family and friends.
What’s a seed bomb?
A small little ball of clay, soil and seeds that you throw onto the ground. You can throw these little seed capsules into your garden, a neglected planter or even into the wild. If you’re throwing seed bombs into wild spaces be sure to use wildflower seeds that are native to your area.
How-To Make Heart Shaped Seed Bombs
Seed bombs are 100% natural and biodegradable. All you need to make them are three ingredients.
- Air Dry Clay
- Seedling soil or compost
- Wildflower seeds
- Grab a small lump of clay and roll it into a ball measuring about 3 cm (1.25 inches) wide.
- Flatten the ball and place 1 tsp. of seedling soil on top.
- Squish and mix the clay and soil together.
- Flatten the ball and place a sprinkle of seeds on top.
- Squish and mix the clay and seeds together.
- Roll the clay into a ball and then form into a heart.
- Let the seed bombs dry until firm (about a day or so).
Celebrate Valentine’s Day by sharing these heart shaped seed bombs with your loved ones and with the planet.
Posted by Backwoods Mama on Wednesday, 31 January 2018
Sharing and Sowing Seed Bombs
Make a little newspaper box or envelop for your seed bombs and share them with your family and friends. Sow the seed bombs in the spring or in the fall. The great things about seed bombs is you don’t need to bury them or water them. Just gently toss them onto dirt and let nature do it’s thing.
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