Step 1: Measure and mix clay and soil
Measure one cup each bentonite clay and potting soil, place in mixing bowl with the wildflower seeds.
Use a rubber spatula or wooden spoon to mix well.
Tip: Use wildflower seeds native to your region to ensure compatibility and environmental health.
Step 2: Add water
Next add water until your mixture begins to resemble soft clay, mixing well after each addition.
We recommend starting with 1/2 cup / 4 oz. and adding more as needed, as soil composition and absorbency may vary.
Tip: If your mix is too dry, add more water a little at a time. If you mix is too wet, just add more potting soil.
Step 3: Get rolling
Lay out a sheet of wax paper on a flat surface in a dry, well-ventilated area away from direct sunlight. This will give you a place to allow the finished seed bombs to dry. Now it’s time to make your seed bombs. Create seed bombs by rolling a small amount of soil mixture between your palms.
Repeat until mixture is gone. This project makes approximately 30 seed bombs.
Step 4: Allow to dry
Once you’ve rolled all the seed bombs, allow to dry completely, about 48-72 hours. Be sure to keep seed bombs away from direct sunlight or they might sprout!
Step 5: Decorate pouches
Use the time while your seed bombs dry to decorate favor pouches. Using handmade stamps and an ink pad, stamp a design on each pouch.
Once they’re dry, tuck four or five seed bombs into each pouch to give away as gifts or favors. Done! To use: Scatter seed bombs in your garden or yard and add water. After a few weeks, you should see beautiful flowers begin to bloom.