Three Easy Ways to Make Your Own Seed Envelopes

| 1/4/2012 7:38:16 AM

Tags: seed packets, making seed packets, Colleen Vanderlinden,

Along with the yearly perusing of catalogs comes the annual tradition of sifting through my seed stash, organizing what I have. And part of that, for some reason, leads into swapping seeds with other gardeners. I do most of my seed swapping online, with other garden bloggers or via forums like Garden Web. You could buy little baggies or coin envelopes for this purpose, but I think it's fun to make your own seed envelopes. And, as a bonus, you can reuse items around your house to make some of these. Here are three fun, easy seed envelope ideas:

1. Seed Packet Templates from You Grow Girl 

These templates are so pretty, and Gayla Trail has made both plain ones that you can label yourself, or pre-made packet templates for popular seeds such as snapdragons, pansies, and poppies. Simply print them out, fold and glue, and you're ready to package your seeds.

2. Post-It Note Seed Packets 

I came across this idea yesterday via a friend on Pinterest. A couple of Post-Its and some tape, and you've got a very simple seed packet:


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