The body of the pencil is made with recycled paper (to save trees) and hence give very good grip while writing Seed: high quality certified seeds are used giving maximum growth to the plant. The box contains veggies, flowers, and herbs seed pencils How to Plant: Use the pencil until it gets shorter. Insert approx 1.5 inch pencil head keeping capsule end at the bottom in a pot. The capsule is biodegradable it will degrade in a day. The germination period is 5-10 days depending upon seeds. Keep the pot in a way it gets little sunlight and water it daily. You will see the pencil will start sprouting in some time.