{"id":4582521864324,"title":"Featherbom Seedbom - Kabloom","handle":"featherbom-seedbom-kabloom-birds","description":"\u003ch2\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003ch2\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eSTART A FEEDING FRENZY!\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eFeatherbom contains a wildflower mix to attract butterflies and bees during the summer and produce grains and seeds for birds during the cold winter months.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp class=\"p3\"\u003eIn collaboration with\u003cspan\u003e Callie Preston\u003c\/span\u003e, winner of the Designbom competition.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp class=\"p3\"\u003eSeed mix – Phacelia, Wild Carrot, Teasel, Millet, Common Knapweed, Cornflower and Birdsfoot Trefoil.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003ePull the pin and throw or drop Seedboms into areas that are in need of brightening up. Seedboms like bare soil, natural light and to be kept damp whilst growing. \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eSeedboms will biodegrade into the environment, leaving only plants behind.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eWHY I LOVE THESE:\u003c\/strong\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eThey help provide much needed flowers for bees \u0026amp; butterflies\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eProduces food for wild birds in the winter\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eEncourages children to have a relationship with nature\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003ePlastic free\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eBiodegradable packaging\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003ePet friendly\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eMade in the UK\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!-- TABS --\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003eHOW TO USE\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e1. First shake the seedbom a few times to distribute seeds inside.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e2. Trigger by pulling the pin to remove the seal and submerge in water until fully soaked inside and out.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e3. Throw or drop onto bare open ground that’s in need of beautification.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e4. IMPORTANT: \u003c\/strong\u003eMake sure it's split open to allow seedlings to sprout out!\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eGROWING TIPS:\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eWhen watering\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eensure the Seedbom is gently soaked all the way through\u003c\/strong\u003e, you can tell it’s really soaked when the biobased shell starts to really soften (think of cooked pasta). If your Seedbom is not soaked through there is a good chance it won’t break open effectively.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eSeedboms like to be kept damp\u003c\/strong\u003e, try not to let them dry out and don’t over-water and drown the seedlings. A good rule of thumb is damp to the touch but not soaking wet.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eSeedboms like to be warm\u003c\/strong\u003e, not too hot, the warmth from the sun is ideal. Too hot and the Seedbom will dry out and there is a danger of the seedlings dying. Too cold and the seeds may not germinate at all.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eWhen choosing the perfect growing site,\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cstrong\u003elook for bare open ground with little or no weeds\u003c\/strong\u003e, weeds will compete with the seedlings and stop them from establishing into strong and healthy plants.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eSeedboms can also be grown in planters, pots or window boxes\u003c\/strong\u003e. Simply soak as normal and place on top of well drained soil, then split open by hand to allow seedlings to grow out.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eFull instructions are included on inside of each Seedbom sleeve.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eFor best results use within 1 year of purchase. \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eGROWING PERIODS: \u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThere are 2 seasons to grow Seedboms. 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Most annuals bloom for a long time and provide beautiful colours from spring through to autumn before dying off.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eBiennial\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e– Plants whose life cycle spans two years, they flower and produce seeds in their second year. They grow as green plants their first year, survive the winter and then bloom the following year. After they bloom and produce seeds, biennial plants then die off.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003eMaterials\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cp class=\"p3\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eSeed mix*: \u003cspan\u003ePhacelia, Wild Carrot, Teasel, Millet, Common Knapweed, Cornflower and Birdsfoot Trefoil.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eMaterials:\u003c\/strong\u003e Seedboms are assembled in the UK (the shell casings are made in the Netherlands, all other materials sourced in the UK).\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eStarch based biodegradable and compostable shell, organic peat-free compost, native wildflower \/ herb seeds, FSC 100% recycled and recyclable glue free paperboard packaging.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eWeight:\u003c\/strong\u003e 25 g\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eSize: \u003c\/strong\u003e 50 × 50 × 80 mm\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003eAbout Kabloom\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eKabloom we make fun and innovative products that also happen to be eco-friendly. 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If your Seedbom is not soaked through there is a good chance it won’t break open effectively.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eSeedboms like to be kept damp\u003c\/strong\u003e, try not to let them dry out and don’t over-water and drown the seedlings. A good rule of thumb is damp to the touch but not soaking wet.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eSeedboms like to be warm\u003c\/strong\u003e, not too hot, the warmth from the sun is ideal. Too hot and the Seedbom will dry out and there is a danger of the seedlings dying. Too cold and the seeds may not germinate at all.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eWhen choosing the perfect growing site,\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cstrong\u003elook for bare open ground with little or no weeds\u003c\/strong\u003e, weeds will compete with the seedlings and stop them from establishing into strong and healthy plants.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eSeedboms can also be grown in planters, pots or window boxes\u003c\/strong\u003e. Simply soak as normal and place on top of well drained soil, then split open by hand to allow seedlings to grow out.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eFull instructions are included on inside of each Seedbom sleeve.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eFor best results use within 1 year of purchase. \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eGROWING PERIODS: \u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThere are 2 seasons to grow Seedboms. Spring for flowering same year and Autumn for flowering following year.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eThrow to grow this year\u003c\/strong\u003e = March, April, May \u0026amp; June\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eThrow it to grow the following year\u003c\/strong\u003e = August, September \u0026amp; October\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eThis Seedbom contains a mix of the following:\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eAnnual\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e– Plants with a life cycle that lasts only one year. They grow from seed, bloom, produce seeds and die in one growing season. They then need to be replanted each spring. Most annuals bloom for a long time and provide beautiful colours from spring through to autumn before dying off.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eBiennial\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e– Plants whose life cycle spans two years, they flower and produce seeds in their second year. They grow as green plants their first year, survive the winter and then bloom the following year. After they bloom and produce seeds, biennial plants then die off.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003eMaterials\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cp class=\"p3\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eSeed mix*: \u003cspan\u003ePhacelia, Wild Carrot, Teasel, Millet, Common Knapweed, Cornflower and Birdsfoot Trefoil.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eMaterials:\u003c\/strong\u003e Seedboms are assembled in the UK (the shell casings are made in the Netherlands, all other materials sourced in the UK).\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eStarch based biodegradable and compostable shell, organic peat-free compost, native wildflower \/ herb seeds, FSC 100% recycled and recyclable glue free paperboard packaging.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eWeight:\u003c\/strong\u003e 25 g\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eSize: \u003c\/strong\u003e 50 × 50 × 80 mm\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003eAbout Kabloom\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eKabloom we make fun and innovative products that also happen to be eco-friendly. Designed for interaction, inspired by our relationship with nature in the urban environment.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"content-column one_half last_column\"\u003eThe idea for Seedboms came from Kabloom founder and director Darren Wilson. During his studies in 3D Design and Craft at university he decided to focus his attention on eco-friendly design. Finding that this specific area of design had precious few good products on the market at the time he took it upon himself to design something new. Not only did these products have to be designed with the environment in mind they also had to be innovative, fun and desirable. It was Darren’s belief (and still is) that:\n\u003cblockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cem\u003e“Good design, good ideas and narratives should come first, the eco-friendly part should exist anyway”\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/blockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eAnd so from that standpoint the concept of the Guerrilla Gardening Seedbom began.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eDarren decided to look into the root of this apparent modern problem, the problem modern (urban) cultures apparent disassociation with nature. The mission? To design a product that got people outside and create nature in their cities. It was also very important to design products that weren’t going to end up in landfill someday. How do you achieve this? Either design something so desirable it would be passed on through generations (very difficult to do and impossible to predict) or design something that would destroy itself and have a second life to be reborn through plant life.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eAnd so the Seedbom was born!\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003eReviews\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e"}

Featherbom Seedbom - Kabloom

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START A FEEDING FRENZY!

Featherbom contains a wildflower mix to attract butterflies and bees during the summer and produce grains and seeds for birds during the cold winter months.

In collaboration with Callie Preston, winner of the Designbom competition.

Seed mix – Phacelia, Wild Carrot, Teasel, Millet, Common Knapweed, Cornflower and Birdsfoot Trefoil.

Pull the pin and throw or drop Seedboms into areas that are in need of brightening up. Seedboms like bare soil, natural light and to be kept damp whilst growing. 

Seedboms will biodegrade into the environment, leaving only plants behind.

 

WHY I LOVE THESE:
  • They help provide much needed flowers for bees & butterflies
  • Produces food for wild birds in the winter
  • Encourages children to have a relationship with nature
  • Plastic free
  • Biodegradable packaging
  • Pet friendly
  • Made in the UK

 

1. First shake the seedbom a few times to distribute seeds inside.

2. Trigger by pulling the pin to remove the seal and submerge in water until fully soaked inside and out.

3. Throw or drop onto bare open ground that’s in need of beautification.

4. IMPORTANT: Make sure it's split open to allow seedlings to sprout out!

 

GROWING TIPS:

When watering ensure the Seedbom is gently soaked all the way through, you can tell it’s really soaked when the biobased shell starts to really soften (think of cooked pasta). If your Seedbom is not soaked through there is a good chance it won’t break open effectively.

Seedboms like to be kept damp, try not to let them dry out and don’t over-water and drown the seedlings. A good rule of thumb is damp to the touch but not soaking wet.

Seedboms like to be warm, not too hot, the warmth from the sun is ideal. Too hot and the Seedbom will dry out and there is a danger of the seedlings dying. Too cold and the seeds may not germinate at all.

When choosing the perfect growing site, look for bare open ground with little or no weeds, weeds will compete with the seedlings and stop them from establishing into strong and healthy plants.

Seedboms can also be grown in planters, pots or window boxes. Simply soak as normal and place on top of well drained soil, then split open by hand to allow seedlings to grow out.

 

Full instructions are included on inside of each Seedbom sleeve.

For best results use within 1 year of purchase. 

 

GROWING PERIODS:

There are 2 seasons to grow Seedboms. Spring for flowering same year and Autumn for flowering following year.

Throw to grow this year = March, April, May & June

Throw it to grow the following year = August, September & October

This Seedbom contains a mix of the following:

Annual – Plants with a life cycle that lasts only one year. They grow from seed, bloom, produce seeds and die in one growing season. They then need to be replanted each spring. Most annuals bloom for a long time and provide beautiful colours from spring through to autumn before dying off.

Biennial – Plants whose life cycle spans two years, they flower and produce seeds in their second year. They grow as green plants their first year, survive the winter and then bloom the following year. After they bloom and produce seeds, biennial plants then die off.

Seed mix*: Phacelia, Wild Carrot, Teasel, Millet, Common Knapweed, Cornflower and Birdsfoot Trefoil.

Materials: Seedboms are assembled in the UK (the shell casings are made in the Netherlands, all other materials sourced in the UK).

Starch based biodegradable and compostable shell, organic peat-free compost, native wildflower / herb seeds, FSC 100% recycled and recyclable glue free paperboard packaging.

Weight: 25 g

Size:  50 × 50 × 80 mm

Kabloom we make fun and innovative products that also happen to be eco-friendly. Designed for interaction, inspired by our relationship with nature in the urban environment.

The idea for Seedboms came from Kabloom founder and director Darren Wilson. During his studies in 3D Design and Craft at university he decided to focus his attention on eco-friendly design. Finding that this specific area of design had precious few good products on the market at the time he took it upon himself to design something new. Not only did these products have to be designed with the environment in mind they also had to be innovative, fun and desirable. It was Darren’s belief (and still is) that:

“Good design, good ideas and narratives should come first, the eco-friendly part should exist anyway”

And so from that standpoint the concept of the Guerrilla Gardening Seedbom began.

Darren decided to look into the root of this apparent modern problem, the problem modern (urban) cultures apparent disassociation with nature. The mission? To design a product that got people outside and create nature in their cities. It was also very important to design products that weren’t going to end up in landfill someday. How do you achieve this? Either design something so desirable it would be passed on through generations (very difficult to do and impossible to predict) or design something that would destroy itself and have a second life to be reborn through plant life.

And so the Seedbom was born!