Making Seed Tapes for Lettuce and Carrots

Making seed tapes for lettuce and carrots- perfectly spacing the seeds so you don’t have to thin later!

Seed Tapes

You will need:

  • Newspaper
  • Scissors
  • Marker
  • Seed packet
  • Ruler
  • White flour
  • Water
  • Elastics / string

In a nutshell:
Cut two-inch-wide newspaper strips.

  1. Identify the name of your seeds.
  2. Mark the seed’s location with a marker according to the type of seed.
  3. Prepare the glue: add one tablespoon of flour.
  4. Add two tablespoons of water.
  5. Mix and apply glue on each location marked with a pencil.
  6. Plant the seeds.

But you’ll want to check out this great tutorial on how to make your own seed tapes.