1. I like to use a small mason’s trowel when mixing soil block medium with water.

2. If making both 2″ blocks and 3/4″ blocks in the same session, start with the 2″ blocks first. They work best with a bit drier mix than the 3/4″ blocks.

2" SOIL BLOCKS

2″ SOIL BLOCKS

PLEASE NOTE THE WETTER MIX USED FOR 3/4" SOIL BLOCKS

PLEASE NOTE THE WETTER MIX USED FOR 3/4″ SOIL BLOCKS

3. Rinse your 3/4″ soil block maker after making each set of blocks. It
works better that way.

4. Use your trowel to tighten up each set of blocks after forming

3/4" SOIL BLOCKS

3/4″ SOIL BLOCKS JUST OUT OF THE BLOCK MAKER

3/4" SOIL BLOCKS AFTER BEING TIGHTENED UP

3/4″ SOIL BLOCKS AFTER BEING TIGHTENED UP

5. Use tweezers to place seeds onto soil blocks. Also, use a pencil with
a dull tip to press seeds into the 3/4″ soil blocks.

ADDING SEEDS TO 3/4" SOIL BLOCKS

ADDING SEEDS TO 3/4″ SOIL BLOCKS