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Whip up DIY seed bombs



If there’s anything we know about kids, it’s that they love to get their hands messy. Making some DIY seed bombs will give them the opportunity to get really hands-on with outdoor elements like soil, so they’re sure to love whipping up a couple of batches of these!
To make these beautiful bloomers, you’ll need:

  • Seeds of your choice
  • Air dry clay
  • Garden soil
  • Water
  • Parchment paper
  • Baking tray
  • Small plastic tray

These are pretty messy to make so do this either outdoors or close to a sink.


  • Put the seeds into a tray.
  • Add in the compost and mix together well.
  • Wet your hands and break off a small marble sized amount of clay.
  • Flatten the clay in your palms and add it into the soil mixture, combining them together well.
  • Take small amounts of the mixture and roll them into balls.
  • Leave them on a parchment-lined baking tray in the sun to dry.
  • Package them up as favours or toss onto the ground and wait for them to sprout!

You could even put a fun twist on these and get the kids to shape them into hearts, flowers or other compact shapes. Adding a mixture of seeds into them will make sure your garden is looking bright and beautiful all year round.

About the author

At Wyevale Garden Centres, we’re passionate about gardens and want to spread the joy of gardening. That’s why, street by street, garden by garden, window-box by window-box, we aim to pass on ideas, inspiration and valuable tips to make garden-lovers of everyone.

We sell all sorts of plants (some even have a lifetime plant guarantee) and everything else, from compost to containers to garden furniture and barbecues. www.wyevalegardencentres.co.uk

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