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DIY seed bombs

DIY seed bombs

Seed bombs make the perfect gift or party favor. Package them in a Mason jar or make a bundle with a scrap of fabric.

Seed bombing is a fun way to broadcast seeds into areas of your yard that need some extra color. The paper encasing keeps the seeds moist, creating a perfect environment for germination. These little gems will change the way you garden!


  • Junk mail straight from the shredder. Limit your choices to the non glossy variety
  • Water
  • Immersion blender
  • Wildflower seeds specific to your region

Follow these easy steps to make your own seed bombs:

Seed Bomb Step by Step

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Make Your Own Seed Bombs

Junk Mail

Soak Your Mail!



Roll Into Balls

And Wait!

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