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Seed tape is easy to make. YOU get to choose the varieties you plant when you make your own tapes. It's way cheaper than the commercial tapes.  And best..... You get to handle tiny seeds indoors where it's warm and out of the wind.
 
Also..... if you accidentally pick up the wrong end of the packet,  the seeds don't vanish into damp soil.  This can be a BIG plus. I dumped them twice in the kitchen while making this ible.

This is a little different than DebH57's excellent Make Your Own Seed Tapes of 2009 - which I found after making this ible. 

I've had problems in the past using paper napkins. That paper was too strong, and the roots became trapped. Hence the single ply TP.  I'm also working with super tiny seeds that I want to keep as dry as possible before planting them outside. Glue-sticks are non-toxic, (but probably not organic) and introduce less moisture to the process.  

Step 1: What you need

Picture of What you need
Glue-stick - non-toxic, please
TP  of the thinnest one-ply possible (ends of rolls are best - easiest to cut with scissors)
Scissors  to cut the rolls in half
A yardstick or measurements on paper
Seeds
 
mole1 (author) 1 year ago
Glad you like it!
HueZo1 year ago
nicee!!! ill use it too! great idea!
mole1 (author) 2 years ago
Thanks for looking, Snoozypaws! Like you, I gather and save seeds. You still have to note what they are... and I confess to my share of little bottles and envelopes of mystery seeds. ;) I am finding that it saves time to write on BOTH ends of the tape.
Thanks for posting this, I gather seeds from all over the place and then forget to mark the envelopes up with what the seeds were so this would be a great way of storing them ready for planting.
Sky x
mole1 (author) 2 years ago
High praise, Coptician! You give useful critiques.
coptician2 years ago
Seen lots of ways to make seed tape; your instructable is by for the most comprehensive and addresses all the "issues" I've had with others. Great Job!
Lorddrake2 years ago
A really good idea. Looking forward to trying this for next years garden.
mole1 (author)  Lorddrake2 years ago
Thank you for looking!
Gregbot2 years ago
excellent!!
mole1 (author)  Gregbot2 years ago
Thank you!