Farmcil is the pencil that grows into a plant, contributing to the preservation of the ecology and mankind. Farmcil the pencil has various seeds at the end of the pencil placed inside a capsule. The wood used is totally natural and free from any toxins since children tend to put the pencil in their mouth while using them for writing. The seeds in the pencil capsule are of the vegetable as well the flowers bearing plants. They are tomato, brinjal, lady finger, chilly, cluster beans under the vegetable category. Whereas under the flowering varieties they are Verbena, zinnia, cockscomb, sunflower and balsam.
Farmcil seeds start to germinate in three to ten days depending on the plant variety. They begun to yield flowers and vegetables in 40 – 50 days time. The joy of seeing the plants bloom with colourful flowers and green vegetables, gives children a sense of thrill and attachment towards the plants they have nurtured with care. Gardening slowly becomes a habit for the small children as they grow with pride and sense of responsibility towards nature preservation.