Make Your Own Seed Tape

5 Materials
$3
1 Hour
Easy

Making your own seed tape is easy and fun! Why buy those expensive seed tape rolls from the store when you can DIY them?

You'll need: Toilet paper, Water, Flour, Paint Brush, Seeds


Place a Tablespoon of flour into a bowl and mix in just enough water to make a paste. You want it to be about the consistency of pancake batter. This is your glue.


Lay out your toilet paper on a flat surface.

Using the end of your paintbrush, dip it into the flour mixture, then dot the entire length of the toilet paper. Be sure you're spacing the dots to match the planting distance needed for the particular plant you'll be growing. 

Wash your brush end. Next dab the end into water, and then into your seeds. This will pick up a small amount of seeds onto the end of your brush. Place those seeds onto the flour dots. Put 2 - 3 seeds per dot.

Fold the paper in half lengthwise to enclose the seed. 

Let dry completely.  Once dry, roll them up until you're ready to plant.


Dig a furrow

Lay out your seed tape. Cover lightly, water lightly, sit back a relax, but be sure to keep them moist.

Remember to store any unused seed tape in a dry place until you're ready to use it.


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