A greeting card on seed paper showing a circular illustration of a white snowy owl under moonlight, with snowy pines in the background and an evergreen branch in the foreground.
A greeting card on seed paper showing a ram's head with curved horns surrounded by valerian, and the words "Ram's Head Valerian" beneath.
A greeting card of seed paper with an illustration of a mountain goat in a snowy setting, wearing a green wreath. The words "warm winter wishes" are written in cursive on the rock at his feet.
A greeting card made of seed paper depicts an illustration of a fat, happy porcupine sitting surrounded by evergreen boughs.
A greeting card made of seed paper shows an illustration of a white snowshoe hare surrounded by holly branches and the words "Season's Greetings" in cursive over his head.
A greeting card made of seed paper shows a large red-capped Fly Agaric Mushroom with two smaller beneath. It is labeled as such, with the Latin name Amanita muscaria beneath the English name.
A greeting card made of seed paper shows an illustration of a lavender plant: blooms, stems and root. Its name appears below in both English and Latin, Lavandula angustifolia.
A greeting card made of seed paper shows an illustration of orange calendula: the blooms, plant and root. The word is written below in English and Latin, Calendula officinalis.
A greeting card made of seed paper shows an illustration of dark pink Echinaea, the blooms, plant and roots, and its name in both English and Latin: Echinacea purpurea.
A flower-shaped graphic with five steps for planting the seed paper: 1. Thoroughly wet the card with cool water. 2. Tear damp card in half for easier planting. 3. Place paper on top of soil and cover with 1/8" soil. 4. Keep paper and soil moist in a sunny place. 5. Look for sprouts in 4 to 6 days! Enjoy your mini-garden.
The back of a greeting card made of seed paper. It says "printed on plantable wildflower paper. Contains Bird's Eye, Clarkia, Black Eyed Susan, Sweet Alyssum, Catchfyl and Snapdragon Seeds. Cover with 1/8" of soil and keep moist until seeds establish. Best in full to partial sun. 10% of profits donated to ecological organizations. thebowerstudio.com Easthampton, MA"
A greeting card made of seed paper shows an illustration of a full moon in purplish-gray, with the phases of the moon illustrated and labeled around it. In the center of the full moon are the words "wishing you many more moons."
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  • Load image into Gallery viewer, A greeting card on seed paper showing a ram's head with curved horns surrounded by valerian, and the words "Ram's Head Valerian" beneath.
  • Load image into Gallery viewer, A greeting card of seed paper with an illustration of a mountain goat in a snowy setting, wearing a green wreath. The words "warm winter wishes" are written in cursive on the rock at his feet.
  • Load image into Gallery viewer, A greeting card made of seed paper depicts an illustration of a fat, happy porcupine sitting surrounded by evergreen boughs.
  • Load image into Gallery viewer, A greeting card made of seed paper shows an illustration of a white snowshoe hare surrounded by holly branches and the words "Season's Greetings" in cursive over his head.
  • Load image into Gallery viewer, A greeting card made of seed paper shows a large red-capped Fly Agaric Mushroom with two smaller beneath. It is labeled as such, with the Latin name Amanita muscaria beneath the English name.
  • Load image into Gallery viewer, A greeting card made of seed paper shows an illustration of a lavender plant: blooms, stems and root. Its name appears below in both English and Latin, Lavandula angustifolia.
  • Load image into Gallery viewer, A greeting card made of seed paper shows an illustration of orange calendula: the blooms, plant and root. The word is written below in English and Latin, Calendula officinalis.
  • Load image into Gallery viewer, A greeting card made of seed paper shows an illustration of dark pink Echinaea, the blooms, plant and roots, and its name in both English and Latin: Echinacea purpurea.
  • Load image into Gallery viewer, A flower-shaped graphic with five steps for planting the seed paper: 1. Thoroughly wet the card with cool water. 2. Tear damp card in half for easier planting. 3. Place paper on top of soil and cover with 1/8" soil. 4. Keep paper and soil moist in a sunny place. 5. Look for sprouts in 4 to 6 days! Enjoy your mini-garden.
  • Load image into Gallery viewer, The back of a greeting card made of seed paper. It says "printed on plantable wildflower paper. Contains Bird's Eye, Clarkia, Black Eyed Susan, Sweet Alyssum, Catchfyl and Snapdragon Seeds. Cover with 1/8" of soil and keep moist until seeds establish. Best in full to partial sun. 10% of profits donated to ecological organizations. thebowerstudio.com Easthampton, MA"
  • Load image into Gallery viewer, A greeting card made of seed paper shows an illustration of a full moon in purplish-gray, with the phases of the moon illustrated and labeled around it. In the center of the full moon are the words "wishing you many more moons."

Plantable Greeting Cards

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These beautiful cards feature original illustrations from The Bower Studio in Massachusetts. They are printed on plantable cream-colored paper, which is made from post-consumer waste and embedded with wildflower and herb seeds!

Choose from a range of botanical and winter prints. The seed papers have a shelf life of 2 years - give them over the winter, and they can be planted in spring (or indoors, in a sunny spot)!

To plant the paper, cover it with 1/8" of soil in full to partial sun and keep moist until the seeds establish. The seed papers include:

Mushroom and Flower cards (calendula, echinacea and lavender) - Bird’s Eye, Clarkia, Black Eyed Susan, Sweet Alyssum, Catchfly and Snapdragon.

Moon Phase, Winter and Animal cards (goat, snowshoe hare, porcupine, snowy owl, ram)  - parsley, chive and basil

• Size: 4.25" x 5.5"
• Comes with a recycled kraft envelope
• Folded and blank inside

Images courtesy of The Bower Studio and used with their permission.

About the makers:

The Bower Studio is named after the bowerbird, which is known for decorating nests with colorful found objects. The studio was founded in 2011 by artists Isa Wang and Vincent Frano. They combined their interests in illustration and environmental stewardship to design beautiful and functional items that showcase the diversity of North American flora and fauna.

Today, The Bower Studio is based in Easthampton, MA and has grown into a small team of artists. We specialize in plantable seed cards and original illustrations. All of our creations are sustainably handmade with eco-friendly materials. We also donate 10% of profits to ecological organizations.