Seed bombs have caught on as a quick, eco friendly method to garden. These colorful seed bombs are perfect for adding a splash of color to a pot or garden. These would be a unique gift for a hostess or teacher and a great stocking stuffer for the gardener in your life.
This listing is for 20 seed bombs that measure between 1/2" and 1" in a rainbow mix of colors. The seed bombs will come packaged in a windowed box, tied with a decorative ribbon and ready for gift giving.. Included will be planting instructions and a list of the seeds included in the bombs. The fourth picture shows a seed bomb as it is beginning to sprout. The last picture shows a pot of blooming flowers grown from seed bombs.
For a list of FAQ's regarding my products which includes planting instructions and a list of the types of seeds used, please visit this page:
**Please note that the colors of the seed bombs and ribbon will vary depending on availability. If you would like specific colors, please feel free to leave a message in the notes to seller section.
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Shipping & policies
Since all of my items are made to order, your items will ship within 5-10 business days of received payment. Please remember that business days are Monday through Friday and do not include holidays. Packages are shipped every other day, Monday through Friday. Large orders may take longer to ship due to the fact that everything is made to order. If you are placing a large order, please let me know so that I can give you an accurate completion/ship date.
All orders will be shipped to the address listed on your Etsy invoice. Please double check to make sure this is the correct address you would like your package sent. If your purchase is a gift, I am happy to send it directly to the recipient. Please either put the recipient's address as your Etsy shipping address or put it in the "Notes to Seller" If you notice an issue with your shipping address, please contact me IMMEDIATELY through Etsy's message system so I can make corrections before the order is shipped.
U.S. orders will be shipped via USPS first class mail, and should arrive within 3 to 5 days from date of shipment. Once your order is shipped, you will be provided with a tracking number. Please remember that we have no control of your package once it is shipped. Due to the volume of mail around the holidays, it may take longer for you to receive your package. If you require a rush on your order, please contact me and expedited shipping arrangements can be made.
International shipping is not available due to customs restrictions on the importing of live seeds.
Paper Sprouts accepts all major credit cards through either Etsy's Direct Checkout or PayPal.
To prevent cancellation of your order, please make arrangements for payment within 2 business days of placing your order. If you are having any type of problem with checkout, please let me know as soon as possible so your order is not cancelled. If no response is received during this time, your order will be cancelled and the items will be relisted.
Returns & exchanges
Refunds and Exchanges
It is my hope that your purchase will exceed your expectations. However, in the event that you are not satisfied with your purchase, I will accept refunds and/or exchanges.
Requests for exchanges/returns should be made either through email or convo within 10 days of the ship date.
Return shipping is at the expense of the buyer and items need to be returned in their original condition.
If an item arrives damaged and it is not possible to return the damaged goods, a photograph of the damaged item will be requested before a replacement item is shipped.
Unfortunately, any products that are personalized can not be returned or exchanged. So, please contact me before a purchase if you have any questions about colors, etc. as monitor colors may vary slightly from the actual colors.
Refunds or replacements for lost orders during shipping are provided at no cost to the buyer 21 BUSINESS days AFTER an order has shipped for domestic customers only. Please remember that business days do not include weekends or holidays.
What is plantable paper?
Plantable paper is a special type of eco friendly handmade paper that is embedded with flower or herb seeds. The paper is planted and will compost away while the seeds are growing. All that will be left are the flowers or herbs.
What seeds are contained in your paper and seed bombs?
All of my items contain a mix of annual and perennial seeds including:
Five Spot, Candytuft, Baby Blue Eyes, Siberian Wallflower, Scarlet Flax, Zinnia, Sweet William, Pinks, Corn Poppy, Spurred Snapdragon, Catchfly, English Daisy, Gloriosa Daisy, Black-Eyed Susan, Sweet Alyssum, Snapdragon, Clarkia, Bird's Eye, California Poppy
How do I grow the seed paper?
There are a couple of ways your paper can be planted. It can be sown directly into a garden or grown in a pot. Either way, soak your seed paper for 4-6 hours, find a sunny spot, place the paper under about 1/4" of soil, water thoroughly and continue to monitor for the first 4-6 weeks to ensure that the seedlings are kept moist but not wet.
How do I plant your paper flowers?
I recommend separating the layers of the flowers before planting to ensure better germination.
When can I plant my paper?
The paper can be started anytime indoors as long as the pot is kept in a sunny window. The flowers can then be transplanted outdoors in spring.
Outdoors, paper planted late fall to early spring will take advantage of the winter moisture and will produce earlier blooms. Paper planted in summer will need to monitored more closely to ensure that it is receiving adequate moisture when the seedlings first start growing.
How long does the paper last?
I recommend that you plant your paper within 18 months to ensure thebest germination results.
Can I request specific seeds?
At this time, paper flowers and confetti are made with the mix of seeds above. Those seeds have been chosen for the high germination rate and success in growing across multiple growing regions.
Seed bombs can be customized to include specific seeds. Feel free to contact me if you have a certain type in mind so that we can make sure it is one that will grow well from seed.
What kind of pen can I use to write on the plantable paper?
Most types of pens work well on the paper including: ballpoint, rollerball,and calligraphy pens. Escort card and place card orders will come with extra tags so you can test your pen before starting.
Are the colors in the pictures accurate?
While I do my best to ensure that the colors are as accurate as possible, slight differences in monitors and screens can affect the way a color is seen. Also, because of the handmade nature of the products, there may be slight variances in color from batch to batch.
How long will my order take?
Current production times can be found in my shop announcement section. Custom orders and large orders may require additional processing time. If you need something by a specific date, please let me know so I can schedule production accordingly.
Do you ship outside the United States?
No, due to customs regarding the importation of live seeds, I only ship to the United States at this time.
For sweets inspired favors, please visit my other shop: www.seedpapersweets.etsy.com