Mother Earth Living

How to Make Seed Balls

The seed ball is the Molotov cocktail of the community gardener. Try mixing up your own batch! Learn how to make seed balls at home.

Seed bombs work because the clay coat protects seeds from being eaten or blown away until rain helps them sprout and latch into the ground.
Photo By Philip Douglas
Anthropologie sells five seed bombs in a muslin bag for $6. Varieties include the Herbs mix, Dog & Cat Friendly mix, West Coast mix, East Coast mix and Mid-West mix.
Photo Courtesy Anthropologie

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