SPROUT | PLANTABLE PENCIL
“You can be all you want to be,” said the pencil and turned into a herb. It may sound funny but it’s real – Sprout, an eco-friendly pencil handmade by the U.S. company Democratech LLC, will reward your ecological awareness, care and effort by buds, scents and aromas you like best.
Depending on the herb type, the Sprout pencil contains at least three organic seeds in a water-activated capsule at the tip of a sustainably-grown cedar pencil which germinate when planted. It’s that simple – when your pencil gets too short to use, just stick it capsule-side down into the soil, water it regularly and make sure it gets abundant sunlight. The seed will sprout up in two or three weeks tops and before you know it, you may have your first fresh herbs or flowers ready for the harvest.
Another piece of good news about the Sprout is that it is entirely non-toxic and contains no lead. The writing material is made of graphite and clay, which means it poses no threat to either humans, animals, other plants or groundwater. Plus, the cedar wood used as the shell of the pencil even smells nice, which will certainly inspire you to keep writing down your ideas.
Sprout pencil is available in a wide variety of seed types such as basil, mint, thyme, parsley, cilantro, dill, rosemary, marigold and calendula. It may even be an excellent Valentine’s Day gift for your partner – the company has issued a special limited multipack edition to mark the forthcoming holiday. Think green, dream big, use Sprout and it will soon reward you with a fresh bouquet of flowers and herbs to spice up your day. watch video below
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