Using Branded Seeds & Branded Seed Packets in Promotional Campaigns

Get tips and ideas on using printed branded seeds as a sustainable giveaway to promote your business.  Seeds are eco-friendly and 100% biodegradable – they also create lots of lovely new habitats and food for bees and other insects.

Branded Seeds are an economical way to promote any brand. Give something back to the environment by creating sustainable marketing campaigns that your customers will love. Go green to help the environment and create a positive buzz around your brand.

Read on for more on our branded seed products and for ideas and inspiration on how to use them in marketing campaigns.

 

Corporate Christmas Cards with Christmas Tree Seeds

Eco-friendly Company Christmas Cards: Promote Your Brand and Protect The Environment

Looking for fun corporate Christmas card ideas that will help your business to stand out from the crowd this festive season? We can help with our unique company Christmas cards, printed with your business logo and branding.

Make a great impression with our sustainable, eco-friendly customisable Christmas cards that will promote your brand, whilst protecting the environment. These are a fun alternative to traditional cards that double as both a card and a Christmas gift. Each product contains seeds that can be planted and grown after use.

Made with recycled paper that’s 100% biodegradable, these are the perfect green gift for clients and employees.  Our sustainable company christmas cards can also be used as part of a Christmas direct mail campaign to reach consumers and customers at home during the holiday season.

Corporate Company Christmas Card Range

 

Corporate Christmas Cards- Plantable Seed Paper CardsSeed Paper Christmas Cards

Plantable Christmas cards are made from seed paper and make an eco-friendly alternative to traditional corporate Christmas cards. Each card is embedded with wildflower seeds. Once Christmas is over, the seed paper card can be ripped up, popped in some soil, and will begin to grow in just a couple of weeks.

Made from recycled paper and 100% biodegradable; they can be custom-printed with your business logo and marketing message for a memorable corporate Christmas card that will promote any brand, sustainably.

Request a product sample or get a quote.

Seed Paper Envelopes

G0 100% green by sending Seed Paper Christmas Cards in a Seed Paper Envelope! Just like the Christmas cards, the envelopes can be ripped into strips and planted in the ground or a pot.

Can also be custom-printed your any business logo or branding. Make your company Christmas cards even more memorable with more seeds to grow and the novelty of planting a garden from an envelope and card!

 

Christmas Tree Seedstick® Shapes

Corporate Christmas Cards with Christmas Tree Seeds

Perfect for seasonal promotions; your clients and customers will appreciate this sustainable, green Christmas gift. The five seeded matchsticks each contain a Christmas tree seed (Picea Abies), enabling the recipient to grow their own Christmas trees at home!

Seedsticks are an economical option for any business looking to spread some Christmas cheer in the season of goodwill. These small matchbook-style packs can be used as a mini corporate Christmas card, that comes complete with a memorable green gift.

We can supply Seedsticks in other Christmas-themed shapes such as Christmas puddings and stockings. Seedsticks are made in the UK!

Request a product sample or get a quote.

 

Free Design Service

We offer a free design visualisation service to create mock-ups of how each product will look with a business logo and branding. Ask us for more details.

Lead times vary from 2-4 weeks depending on the product selected and quantity required, so please ensure you leave enough time for your order to be delivered in time for Christmas. Minimum order quantities start from just 100 units.

Get in touch today for a personal quote and to find out more about creating eco-friendly corporate Christmas cards for your brand.

Bee flying into Flower - text reads "Create a Buzz Around Your Brand"

Seeds for World Bee Day 2021

Celebrate World Bee Day 2021 with the United Nations on 20th May.  It is held on this date to honour the birth date of Anton Janša, the pioneer of modern beekeeping.

The fact that bees are dying at an alarming rate is a massive concern to the world’s population. There is no life without bees and the pollination services that bees naturally provide us with are invaluable. Without them, not only would honey supplies be down, but basic crops like apples would be threatened. Albert Einstein famously said that “if the bee disappeared off the face of the Earth, man would only have four years left to live”. 

The purpose of World Bee Day is to raise awareness of the importance of bees and beekeeping and inform the public of major beekeeping events around the world so that they can celebrate World Bee Day! Here at Buddy Burst, we are buzzing to help businesses and brands share the news with their customers, helping to not only raise awareness but actively give something back to the bees.

 

Other Bee-Friendly Promotions & Awareness Campaigns

World Bee Day isn’t the only awareness campaign to help educate people about the importance of our bee population. So, if you miss it there are still other opportunities for your brand to get involved in their conservation.

Wildflower Seeds for Bees

One of the best things we can do to help sustain the bee population is to simply plant wildflowers! Bees love nectar-rich wildflowers as they provide food and habitat to live in.  That’s where our range of promotional wildflower seed products comes in. 

Seedballs

One of our favourite (and by far the most fun) ways to plant wildflowers is with our Seedballs. The tiny balls are made from a mixture of seeds, clay, peat-free compost, and chili powder, which create a protective casing against seed predators. To be planted, they simply need to be scattered on fertile soil, and nature will do the rest

Seedball Tin - Wildflower Mix

The best thing about our Seedballs is that they come specifically in a “Bee Mix” variety. The Bee Mix seeds grow into a mix of wildflowers that are particularly good for the bees.

Available in either matchbox-style sets of 8, or in tins of 20.  All packs can be custom-printed with your brand logo and marketing message.

BROWSE SEEDBALL TINS

Seedball Matchbox

BROWSE SEEDBALL MATCHBOX

Seedball products delivered within 2-4 weeks, depending on the quantity required.

Minimum order quantity: 250 units

Seedsticks – Bee-Shaped Pack


Honey Bee Pack -Seedstick Shapes

Our Bee shaped Seedsticks pack is a great choice for brands looking to get involved in World Bee Day. Encourage customers to grow wildflowers and create new habitats to help save our bees!

Perfect for guerilla gardening or easy planting at home. Just plant these seeded matchsticks in a bare patch of earth and wait 2-3 weeks for wildflower to start growing.  The bee-shaped pack is ideal for World Bee Day but could also be used for conservation, farming & agricultural brands, honey brands and any foods with honey as a main ingredient!

Minimum order quantity of 250 units.

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Express Seedsticks – Delivered in Just 3 Days!

Express Seedsticks® - Wildflower Herbs

If you’re yet to get organised for World Bee Day, don’t panic! Our new Express Seedsticks can be printed and delivered in as little as 2-3 days.

Perfect for last-minute campaigns as the matchstick book pack can be custom-printed with your logo and branding in full-colour.

Available in either Wildflower Mix or Herb Mix (bees love herbs too!). Minimum order quantity of 100 units.

All of our Seedsticks products are Made in Britain certified, so won’t be subject to any unexpected custom taxes or delays.

RHS Plants for Pollinators

As well as supporting World Bee Day, we also support the work of the RHS Plants for Pollinators. This is a campaign aimed at gardeners to educate them on which plants provide the best food source for wild bees and pollinating insects and will help to halt the decline in natural populations.

If you missed World Bee Day, but are looking at promoting conservation or running a Save the Bees campaign, then we have the promotional products you need.

Request a Sample or Get a Quote

To request a sample of any of our products, visit the Request a Sample Page

You can also request a quote by clicking on the Request a Quote button, using the chat box in the bottom-right on this website, or by giving us a call on 020 7157 9598

Gardening Improves Mental Health

National Gardening Week: Gardening for Mental Health and to Promote Your Brand

National Gardening Week 2021 takes place from Monday 26th April to Sunday 2nd May.  The theme for this year is ‘Get Your Dose of Vitamin G!

The Covid-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdowns have meant that many of us have spent more time in the garden or using public green spaces for our daily exercise.  Getting outside has been key to our well-being – both mentally and physically! The feel-good power of plants will be shared during National Gardening Week to help you get your daily dose of Vitamin G!

Join the RHS on social media using #NationalGardeningWeek, or visit the well-being hub to find out more on the science behind the power of plants. 

Benefits of Gardening for Mental Health

We agree with the RHS that gardening is fabulous for mental health. Getting out in nature and doing a spot of gardening has also been a popular activity and this has continued into Spring 2021.

Growing own carrots- bunch being pulled from the ground

Growing your own food is a very satisfying hobby and has a practical purpose too. It’s also a great way to teach children where food comes from and how to grow their own. Many parents took up gardening with their children whilst school is closed and plan to continue as lockdown eases. It’s the perfect way to engage children in practical science lessons that are fun, engaging and nurturing.

Gardening is also a great activity to get your body moving and keep the brain active. Some doctors are recommending gardening and getting involved in tending community allotments, to help in the national fight against obesity. 

Connecting with nature, and gardening, in particular, has a myriad of mental health benefits including lessened depression, improved creativity, and more. As more people engage with planting and begin to experience its benefits, we only plan to see the trend become increasingly popular.

 

Gardening Promotional Products

Gardening Promotional Products - Seedsticks d Packets

As a supplier of eco-friendly, sustainable gardening promotional products, we dedicate ourselves to creating easy-to-grow seed & plant-based products that are packaged in a number of creative ways. All products can be custom printed with a company logo and branding, with the option of vegetable, fruit, herb, or flower seeds, that work with the brand messaging.  

Seedsticks are our hero product and couldn’t be easier to use. Just place the seeded matchstick in the soil and wait for them to germinate and grow. We can also supply Baby Tree Kits, Seed Balls and printed Seed Packets.

Who uses Gardening Promotional Products?

  • Gardening Brands, Products & Services (both trade & consumer)
  • Ecological Charities & Initiatives
  • Educational Brands
  • Sustainable and Eco-Friendly Brands
  • Farming, Food & Cookery Industries
  • FMCG Brands
  • Can be supplied to Promo Product Distributors
  • Eco-friendly Giveaway for Events and Trade Shows

 

BROWSE OUR FULL RANGE OF GARDENING PROMOTIONAL PRODUCTS

Seed Paper Postcard - add your logo here textIn addition to normalising the art of the video call, the pandemic has unlocked a lot of creativity surrounding sending things via direct mail or “snail mail.”  We’ve had great success selling seeded & gardening promotional products that could easily fit through a letterbox

Read: How Brands can use Plantable Direct Mail Products to Reach Consumers at Home

Founder of Buddy Burst, Jamie Gray comments that we can only assume moving forward, brands will continue to embrace this newfound (or perhaps rekindled) love of gardening amongst their customer base. We sure hope that they do, not only for our business but for the wellbeing of the world to come”. 


Samples and FREE Design Visualisation Service

We offer products samples and a free design visualisation service so that agency clients & wholesale customers can see how the products look with their companies branding and logo before they order.  Visit our Contact Us page to request a quote, sample or ask us a question. 

Spring 2021 Catalogue - Branded Seeds

Branded Seeds & Printed Seed Packets – Spring 2021 Catalogue

Branded Seeds make the perfect sustainable promotional product for Spring & Summer. Give the gift of plants and help consumers and potential customers develop feelings of nurture towards your brand. It also shows that you care about the planet by creating promotional campaigns that leave no waste behind – just some lovely plants and flowers!

Download a copy of the new Buddy Burst Catalogue for Spring 2021 now. Packed full of branded seed products and printed seed packets, including Seedsticks – the matchbook garden. Our sustainable promotional products are loved by gardening brands, ecology campaigns, retailers, charities and more!

Custom-Printed Branded Seeds

Our promotional branded seeds can be custom-printed with your business logo and brand messages.  With quick turnaround times and low minimum order quantities on selected products, there is a branded seed suitable for any campaign.

Many of our products are Made in Britain lowering the carbon footprint for delivery and transportation. We use eco-friendly ink for printing and biodegradable/recycled materials whenever possible.  They also use minimal single-use plastic ensuring that your business is leaving minimal, harmful waste products behind.

 

Get Product Samples & Quotes

We offer samples of many of our Branded Seed products. Some are free of charge and we charge a small fee for others.  Visit Request a Sample page for more details.

To get a personal quote, visit the Get a Quote page with details of your proposed order.

 

Download Spring 2021 Catalogue Now

To get your free copy of our Branded Seed Catalogue, just follow this link to Issu.com.  Ask us about getting assistance with your artwork. Our designers can help mock-up product design with your business logo and branding on our products.

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Earth Day Gifts - Round Earth Seedstick Shapes

Sustainable Earth Day Gifts for Employees & Customers

The theme of Earth Day 2021 is ‘Restore Our Earth’. Thousands of organizations worldwide will come together from 20th – 22nd April for three days of climate action. Anyone can get involved – just visit the Earth Day website to register and check events in your region.

Raise awareness by creating a sustainable Earth Day gift for customers and employees that makes a positive impact on both the planet and your brand.

Sourcing Earth Day Gifts – Say No To Single-Use Plastic

Say No to Single Use Plastic Free “stuff” is always appealing as we can’t help but like getting something for free! That’s why branded promotional products like notepads and pens are a popular way to promote brands.

However, many of these corporate gifts are adding to the single-use plastic crisis. Choose a sustainable, eco-friendly gift for Earth Day 2021 that’s beneficial to both your brand image and the environment.  Show customers that you care by creating promotional gifts that not only leave no waste but also improves the local ecology by giving back via the power of plants!

Here at Buddy Burst, we specialise in eco-friendly promotional gifts with minimal single-use plastic.  We avoid it where possible, aiming to swap it out for biodegradable cellophane. So, when you order an Earth Day Gift from Buddy Burst you can be sure you are purchasing a sustainable product that won’t damage our planet.

 

Earth Seedsticks® Shapes

Earth Day Gifts - Round Earth Seedstick ShapesOur round Seedsticks® Shapes are perfect for Earth Day – these promotional seeds are eco-friendly and sustainable. Each pack is 100% biodegradable and leaves only flowers & plants behind.

Seedsticks are also Made in Britain certified, lowering our carbon footprint for transport and deliveries. Seedsticks® are the most unique and memorable eco-friendly promotional product on the market for Earth Day.  Request a Quote Now!

Other Seedstick Products

We supply a wide range of bespoke Seedsticks® packs in many shapes, sizes and designs to suit all industries. We can custom-print Seedstick packs in the shape of bees, flowers, gardening equipment, animals and more.

We also stock retail packs for prominent Point of Sale promotions.

Browse the full range to see which promotional Seedsticks® product best suits your business branding and marketing campaigns.

 

Promotional Seeds – Creating Connection with your Brand

Printed Seed Packets - Add your logoSeeds have great longevity and create a nurturing response in the recipient. This helps to develop a feeling of connection to your brand and your business will be recalled each time they tend to their growing Matchstick Garden.

We stock a wide range of promotional seed products including Seed Paper bookmarks and postcards, sustainable corporate stationery, wildflower Seed Boms and more!

Treating the Earth and environment well is a hot button topic right now, and with the hovering presence of global warming, it’s doubtful that this trend will go away any time soon. Step up to the plate, and practice sustainable business within your daily operations. See how one of our products could enhance your brand.

Browse our full range of Sustainable Products for Earth Day Gift Inspiration! 

 

More about our Sustainable Production Process & Business Practices

In addition to supplying a variety of customisable eco-friendly, plantable promotional products, Buddy Burst practices carbon-neutral printing. Our carbon neutral printing is certified to ISO14001 environmental standard. It is also certified by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) and the Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC).

Unfortunately,  the creation of carbon emissions during printing is unavoidable. To solve this, our printers support two projects that help avoid the creation of CO2 and actively remove CO2 from the atmosphere. Moreover, our factory is powered by solar panels. This means that we use a truly renewable energy source (the sun) instead of excess fossil fuels to push us forward.

 

Download the Buddy Burst Promotional Seed Catalogue

Check out and download your personal copy of our latest catalogue now 

 

Made In Britain Accreditation - Buddy Burst

Proud to Announce our Made in Britain Accreditation!

We have recently been accredited as a member of Made in Britain for our range of eco-friendly & seed-based promotional products.  The accreditation was granted in recognition of our wide range of uniquely customisable and sustainable promotional products,  that have been manufactured in the UK for decades.

Buddy Burst is proud to now be able to sport the official Made in Britain mark, helping customers to recognize that their purchase is high-quality, British-made, and will go back into the local economy. 

“I was really excited when I heard that Buddy Burst has joined Made in Britain. It’s eco-friendly promotional products such as Seedsticks are amazing – they really grow! Joining the enabling network of Made in Britain will also help Buddy Burst grow and by using our official mark it will help its customers buy with confidence. Companies like Buddy Burst enhance Made in Britain, too, helping us to help grow businesses while still protecting the planet.”

John Pearce, Made in Britain

Seed-Based Promotional Products – Made In Britain

At Buddy Burst, we’re delighted to actively take steps to help brands create a better tomorrow for our planet. Our promotional seed range not only encourages flower and herb planting, it also reduces the plastic waste created by some traditional promotional products.

Regarding the accreditation, our Sales & Operations Director, Jamie Gray said, “Though we’ve seen the benefits of manufacturing in Britain for years now, this accreditation feels especially timely. Being a UK-based company enabled us to keep meeting client needs in the midst of the pandemic, as we didn’t have to rely on overseas product supplies. We couldn’t’ be prouder to manufacture our seed-based items in the UK, and do our bit to contribute to the British economy, as well as its vegetation.”

 

All Buddy Burst eco-friendly promotional products can be customised with any business logo or company branding.  For more information on our Made in Britain accreditation or our product range, call +44 (0) 207 157 9598, or email us at hello@buddyburst.com.   

 

Sprout Pencils - Eco friendly pencils that you can plant after use

Sprouting Sustainable Behaviours with the Sprout Pencil

Did you know that every year, the United States alone throws out 1.6 billion plastic pens? And that is just the US alone, without the rest of the world!

Until computers completely take over, we will always need something to write with, but that doesn’t necessarily mean that those pens and pencils have to end up in landfills. While more eco-friendly solutions to non-compostable pens and pencils are popping up, our all time favourite solution is the Sprout Pencil, the unique Plantable Pencil! 

sprout pencils eco-friendly sustainable promo products

The Plantable Pencil! How Does It Work?

The Sprout Pencil is not just any old biodegradable pencil – it is 100% plantable! In place of an eraser, the end of the pencil has a water-soluble capsule filled with seeds. Once the pencil is finished, it can simply be planted into some soil. The seed will germinate, then grow into flowers, herbs or vegetables, depending on which type of seed the capsule is customised with.

 What Seeds Can I Choose from my Sprout Pencils?

Sprout Pencils are available with a wide range of seeds to suit any marketing campaign.

  • Flowers – Sunflower, Carnation, Forget Me Not, Daisy
  • Herbs – Basil, Thyme, Sage, Coriander
  • Fruit & Veg – Cherry Tomato

sprout pencil seed options custom eco-friendly promo product

 

Custom-Print Sprout Pencils with Your Business Logo

Even cooler, the pencils can be laser engraved (10cm x 0.5cm) with a custom logo or message, making them an ideal marketing tool for brands of all sorts. Colour pencils are also available, and can “sprout” into a variety of 12 different plants.

From a marketing standpoint, there is tremendous value in a seed-based promotional product like a Sprout Pencil. Not only are clients reminded of your marketing message each time they use the pencil, but, if they decide to plant it, their relationship with the branded product turns into a nurturing one. As they tend to the plant and watch it grow, they form a stronger bond to your brand.

How often do you come across a product that’s great for your clients, business, and the environment! Leave it to the Sprout Pencil! 

SPROUT PENCILS WITH SLEEVE 

SPROUT PENCIL – NO SLEEVE

sprout pencil eco-friendly promo product

HOW TO ORDER SPROUT PENCILS

If you do make the decision to go ahead and promote your brand with Sprout Pencils, please allow for a lead time of 3-5 weeks from artwork approval till delivery. We can also provide samples – get in touch today to find out more. 

We’re always happy to hear from you, and would love to help you create some lovely promotional products that will help the Earth. Send us an email at hello@buddyburst.com, or call us at +44 (0) 207 157 9598.  

Seed Paper Postcard - add your logo here text

Direct Mail Marketing: Reaching Customers at Home During the COVID-19 Outbreak

The COVID-19 crisis has meant that many businesses finished the first quarter of the year in a very different position than expected. Thriving brands are now finding that they’re having to adapt quickly in order to survive. If marketing budget is usually spent on events or outdoor advertising it may be better spent diverted into a direct mail campaigns.

It’s a great way to reach people at home during isolation and will help to keep brands in people’s minds. But what should you send? Direct mail could consist of a simple postcard offering a discount or advertising an online event. It could also be something more elaborate – think about offering customers something that will cheer them up during the long days isolated at home.

You could send a sample of your own product if it’s something that can be posted, and that people need. Alternatively, you could explore other useful products that are practical and useful to those stuck in isolation. Sales of products like seeds have surged during isolation as people pass their time in the garden. Garden centres & seed brands have experienced a rush of customers as people prepare to be socially distant and there have also been reports that seed companies are struggling with demand. This is great news for seed companies but also provides an opportunity for all companies – no matter what goods or services you sell.

Give Something Back to Customers using Direct Mail

Buddy Burst have been offering a free pack of Seedsticks® to all and have had a fantastic response. It’s been great to see people’s feedback and how much they are enjoying using our Seedsticks®. Offering free seeds when they are difficult to find in the shops provides a powerful boost to your brand’s image. They are small and inexpensive to send but are help to get a brand message to reach new people and create a wonderful vibe!

Seeds are the perfect promotional gift for these unprecedented times. Direct Mail is a traditional form of marketing that’s an effective way to reach people stuck at home. Everyone loves a freebie and people will love to receive a gift they can nurture and grow. It will show that your brand is still very much around and cares about giving back and making lives easier during the isolation period.

Benefits of Direct Mail Marketing During Lockdown

  • Highly targeted – identify and reach the right target market for your brand
  • An effective way to reach people stuck at home with limited activities
  • Extremely cost effective compared to outdoor and media advertising
  • Measurable results if you use a code or dedicated URL
  • Custom printed to order to add the personal touch
  • Flexible – there’s an option for all budgets and products. Send just a seed paper postcard, or send a larger grow kit

Plantable Direct Mail Products

Buddy Burst offer a wide range of plantable direct mail products. All are small enough to post, are custom-printed and can be supplied in just 2-4 weeks. They’ll make a great brand impression and we have seeds to suit all types of campaigns. Choose from flowers, fruit, vegetables, herbs and speciality plant seeds.

Here’s our recommended promotional grow kits and seeds for direct mail marketing campaigns to reach people during isolation:

 

Seedsticks - Custom MatchbookSeedsticks®

Seedsticks™ are our hero product. Made in the UK, they are the size of a matchbook and will fit into the smallest of envelopes! They make growing plants easy and accessible for all ages and experience. We also stock a wide range of Seedstick Shapes from dogs to rockets to beer bottles! There’s something to suit all brands, no matter what industry.

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Seed PacketsPrinted Seed Packets - Add your logo

Seed Packets are inexpensive and versatile as packs are available in a range of sizes to suit your campaign. Lockdown has caused a nationwide shortage of seeds so give your customers what they need! Colourful and long-lasting, promotional seeds are popular with wholesalers, distributors clients and brand agencies.

Browse Seed Packets

 

Seed Paper Postcard - add your logo here textSeed Paper Postcards

Biodegradable postcards are made from recycled paper that’s embedded with wildflower seeds. Ideal for sustainable direct mail campaigns as it uses plant based ink and can be planted after use. Team with a Seed Paper Envelope or any other product from the Seed Paper range including bookmarks.

Find out more about Seed Paper Postcards

 

Instant Garden Seed Kit - Add your logoInstant Garden

The Instant Garden is the perfect size for letterboxes and direct mail campaigns! This Seed Kit comes in a narrow, custom-printed box and everything needed to grow a plant. Customers will love the simplicity of this seed kit and it will help them pass time during lockdown – just unpack and it’s ready to grow! Available with a wide range of organic seeds including medicinal & culinary herbs, fruit, vegetables and flowers.

Find out more about Instant Garden

 

Growing Greeting CardGrowing Greeting Cards

These eco-friendly cards can grow edible microgreens that are ready to eat in just 7-10 days. A great way to get your veggies when fresh food is scarce in the supermarket or you are unable to leave the house too often.

Grow your own salad at home! Choose from basil, broccoli, clover, mizuna, mustard, pak choi, red cabbage and Rocket seeds.

Browse our Seed Greeting Cards Range 

How to Order Plantable Direct Mail Products

Give us a call on +44 (0) 207 157 9598 or email at hello@buddyburst.com for a quote. If budgets are limited let us know and we can advise on the best plantable direct mail products for your campaign.

If you’d like a free mock-up visual to see how your branding would look on any of these products please email design@graysongroupltd.com specifying the product you are interested in.

You can also request product samples here.

 

Seedballs helping to feed bees

Keeping The Bees Buzzing With Seedballs

The fact that bees are dying at an alarming rate may be one of your favourite memes on the internet, but the wellbeing of bees really is a massive concern. The pollination services that bees naturally provide us with are invaluable. Without enough bees, not only would honey supplies be down, but basic crops like apples would be threatened.

But why are we telling you all of this? Well, we’re determined to do what we can to help. Interestingly enough, one of the best things you can do to help sustain the bee population is to simply plant wildflowers! That’s where our seed-based products come in.

 

One of our favourite (and by far the most fun) ways to plant wildflowers is with our seedballs. The tiny balls are made from a mixture of seeds, clay, peat-free compost and chili powder, which create a protective casing against seed predators. To be planted, they simply need to be scattered on fertile soil, and nature will do the rest

The best thing about our seedballs is that they come specifically in a “Bee Mix” variety. The Bee Mix seeds grow into a mix of wildflowers that are particularly good for the bees, as according to experts. Most recently, BNP Paribas used tins of our Bee Mix Seedballs as favours at a conference. Having them as favours helped spark conversation about sustainability during the event.

 

The seedballs are available in either matchbox-style sets of 8, or in tins of 20. The packages can be customised to represent a specific message from your brand. Not only will your brand be correlated with sustainable planting, but the seedballs will grow into something that consumers will tend to, look after, and affectionately associate your brand with. To learn  more information about seedballs, or to contact us, visit https://buddyburst.com/products/.