DIY ALERT X EARTH DAY!


In honour of our glorious earth, we decided to celebrate Earth Day with a super cute DIY!

There's no better way to brighten up your bedroom (or in this case our office) than with some pretty flowers or herbs! (Your mom will be pretty stoked if you let her use some fresh herbs when she's cooking.) #BrowniePoints!

We decided to keep it simple and eco friendly with a mini DIY egg crate garden.




Here's what you'll need to get your DIY on:

-Seeds of your choice (we chose Oregano, Basil, SweetPea, Candytuft)
-Potting mix
-Carton of eggs
-Bowl
-Watering can
-Scissors
-Knife
-1 pin
-Sharpie (optional)



Step 1:
Poke a few holes at the bottom of the each egg with a pin.
This will allow any excess water that the plant can't absorb to drip out the bottom of each egg.
This being said, it is a good idea to put something under your egg carton to catch any water droplets! 


Step 2:
Time to empty the egg shells! Just tap the top of each egg with a knife. It should break right off, but if it doesn't just pull  gently with your fingers! 

The purpose of this DIY is to be as eco-friendly as possible, right?! So save those yolks! 
Scrambled eggs anyone?


Step 3:
Rinse out any excess yolk from the shells, so they are nice and clean :)

Step 4:
Cut the egg carton accordingly based on how many herbs/flowers you wish to grow. 






Step 5 (optional):
To keep track of what you're planting, take a sharpie and mark each eggshell.




Step 6:
Add 1-2 teaspoons of soil to each eggshell. 



 Step 7:
Make a little fingerprint in the soil and place the seeds inside. Then add 1 more spoonful of soil on top.



 Step 8:
Now you are ready to water the soil and watch your little seeds come to life!


Watering Tips:
-Use room temperature water
-Do not over-water
(We watered our garden every second day.)
-Keep in direct sunlight



After just 1 week, we started to see some little sprouts!



Here is our garden after two weeks! 



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xox


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