How To: Making A Seedbomb

A seedbomb is a great way to spread flowers and life to derelict or hard to reach areas!  Whether it’s just to add a little colour or to help our wildlife like the bees and butterflies!

Folkestone, Cantiaci, Community, Transition Town, Folkestone Cantiaci, Seedbomb, Seed Bomb, How ToTo make a seedbomb you will need wild flower seeds, compost and clay.

Folkestone, Cantiaci, Community, Transition Town, Folkestone Cantiaci, Seedbomb, Seed Bomb, How ToBreak of a lump around the size of a walnut.

dsc_1767_20160918172111511Roll and squeeze in your hands the lump into a ball.  As you work with it, it will become easier to work with.  If you do add water only add a tiny amount.

Folkestone, Cantiaci, Community, Transition Town, Folkestone Cantiaci, Seedbomb, Seed Bomb, How ToMake a hollow in the seedbomb ready to add the wild flower seeds and compost.

dsc_1771Take a pinch of wild flower seeds and compost and add it to the hollow. 

Folkestone, Cantiaci, Community, Transition Town, Folkestone Cantiaci, Seedbomb, Seed Bomb, How ToSeal up the seed bomb ready to throw it! Leave the seedbomb for around two days until it dries out and goes pale.

Folkestone, Cantiaci, Community, Transition Town, Folkestone Cantiaci, Seedbomb, Seed Bomb, How ToYou can throw your seedbomb in September or Spring, but it won’t bloom until Spring.

Enjoy! 

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