Seed Kit Round-up: Spring is coming and we've come prepared!Handmade Charlotte
If you’re lucky, it’s warm enough where you are to start some garden projects. If it’s still chilly outside, why not start indoors? Click on to find 10 awesome seed kits to get you started, no matter what the weather is like outside.
Wildflower Seed Bomb pouches come packaged in tiny muslin pouches with clay balls of seeds. Each pouch focuses on a certain region of the United States, and has wildflowers specific to that region. With 30 or more varieties of flower per region, they are truly representative of the selection of each region of the U.S., and suitable for that area. Walk and toss – you’ll be making a difference wherever you go! And at only $7 a pouch, it’s a worthy purchase for sure.
Gerome’s Magical Garden Kit is an educational garden kit for kids that employs reading, planting, and growing in one project. Gerome the Gnome teaches principles of gardening with his magical friends, teaching your child to grow their very own vegetable garden. Each kit comes with three planters, an illustrated bok with activity pages, a growing calendar and stickers, seed bags, a trowel, and action figures! It’s quite a collection for only $19.99, and the family gardening time is priceless.
The Kid’s Sprout Kit is a clear, two-tiered plastic sprouter with seed mixes and a magnifier for kids. Encourage growing plants in your home with this all-in-one kit. The seeds are certified organic, and include Beanie’s Awesome Mix (a selection of 8 lentils, peas, and beans), Moo Mix (leafy sprout blend), Pea Carnival (5 varieties of peas), and Sweet Wheat.
Plant Starting Trays for garden, greenhouse, or “anywhere” seed propagation, are great starters for any planting project. They are made from all natural wood, much better than the plastic alternative found in many stores. They come in a pack of 10 and require assembly upon receipt (all supplies included).
Spring In a Can is a one stop purchase for a little nature indoors. It comes with soil, wheat grass seeds, and care instructions all packaged into the decorated felt can. Great for kids that are just starting out with planting, and they can trim it for a healthy drink to get their day started!
There’s nothing quite like a gnome to remind you of a plush spring garden. The Gnome Garden kit is a one-of-a-kind kit in a vintage enamel bowl, with three garden gnomes, a mushroom, and an instruction sheet for growing your gnome garden. You can add your own seeds to provide variety to your garden – and natural decorations to your liking. A sweet starter kit to place outside or on a window sill!
The Grass Grow Kit comes in a somewhat unconventional container — a ceramic sneaker! It’s a fun gift for anyone that needs a little gardening project, and comes with grass seed and starter soil. Measuring just above three inches tall, it would be a really cute addition to any space, and small enough to fit on a crowded work desk.
Quest Learn & Grow Seed Starter Kit is a craft project and garden starter in one neat kit. You or your child can grow organic, tropical, or floral seed mixes, while learning about the science of planting and the environment. A learning booklet is included that teaches relevant issues such as global warming and the greenhouse effect. Paint is included so kids can decorate the wooden terrarium to make it their own, or label the plants in crafty ways!
The Organic Herb Garden Trio Kit includes biodegradable pots and saucers that last, but also get along with the earth. Certified organic seeds can be chosen per preference upon checkout, making the purchase a little more customizable. Even the packaging is made from recyclable materials, so it’s a worry-free purchase from start to finish. The pots last up to three years with normal use and can be used in your compost when you’re ready to move your thriving herb garden to a larger space!
Garden Makers are an awesome way to find a specialized garden in a tiny package. Each kit comes with the makings of a perfect garden in one of four varieties: bird garden, butterfly garden, herb garden, and vegetable garden. A seed saving kit is also available to plant with your garden, so your garden is sure to last the next growing season.