Regular Heavy Petal readers know that I’m really into seed balls, those muddy little balls of floral love.
The first sowing I did this year was disturbed by construction, so I recently launched a second attack. The teeny results are beginning to show themselves in these photos.
For a more advanced idea of what seed balls can do, I point you toward one of the Vancouver GGG’s (that’s Guerrilla Gardening Group’s) seed bomb projects, a median in a busy on-ramp:
There was barely 2″ (5cm) in which to “plant” the seedballs, and yet, what lovely results!
The last two photos are borrowed from Al. You can see more of his GGG photos here.
Nice what GGG are doing. You might want a read of this – the local councils take over in the UK – 1984 Takes On Guerrilla Gardening Granny
Guerilla Gardening rocks! I love seeing how people accomplish this all over the world. Helping nature one seedball at a time. Well done! :-)
jim bones says
Great job. Thank you so much for continuing the work. The SeedBall Video is on youtube at:
The Masanobu Fukuoka seed ball video (in Japanese) is at:
Do you have any idea on how to contact Jim Bones by any chance ?
I work as a restoration ecologist for a non-profit in California and would love to contact him to retrieve info from seedballs.com
Thanks a lot.
“A designer knows he has achieved perfection not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away”, Antoine de St Exupery.
Yeah but that’s supremely bad for the concrete and the city will lose money having to replace and repair the sidewalks. I know you want to help the environment, but you gotta think ahead a bit.