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Seed-Starting Kit

The gift that keeps giving — our seed-starter kit is a thoughtful handmade gift for the green thumbs on your list.

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Materials Needed:

  • canning jars with lids
  • two branches cut to 12" length: one 1-1/4" and one 1/2"
  • wooden tool caddy
  • seed-starting mix
  • various seed packets: herbs, vegetables, flowers
  • small clay pot
  • peat pots and pellets
  • popsicle sticks
  • chalk marker
  • chalkboard paint
  • hot glue gun and glue sticks
  • sandpaper
  • durable fabric, such as denim
  • journal
  • embellishments such as wood tags
  • permanent marker or wood-burning tool

Fill Jars

Fill jars with seed-starting mix and peat pellets. Attach durable fabric to lids with hot glue then jars. Create wood tags by slicing tree limbs, add lettering with a permanent marker or wood-burning tool.

Create Dibbles

Whittle both sticks to a tapered end and sand smooth. The larger dibble can be used to make a hole in soil, the smaller will be handy for gently pressing a seed into the soil.

Create Markers

Spray popsicle sticks with chalkboard paint and write names of seeds with chalk marker.

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