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City Street Garden – Reclaimed with Seed Bombs

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This is a project I have been working on for a couple years now. After few failed guerrilla garden attempts at various places around the city I found a good spot for a garden. The first year I put in a couple beds, the second year I put in three more and used them as experimental plots to test out a few combinations of seeds in seed ball form to find out which was a good mix for depleted urban soil that is rocky, packed and sterile.

DIY Seed Bombs – Rogue Radishes and Crimson Blessings

DIY Seed Bombs – Rogue Radishes and Crimson Blessings

The technique for creating seed balls was developed by Japanese natural farming pioneer Masanobu Fukuoka. Seed balls or seed bombs are very easy to make. The secret ingredient is clay, this holds the seeds and fertilizer together and makes it difficult for birds to eat the seeds before they get ...