This just might be the one time ‘dropping bombs’ is a good thing. Guerrilla gardeners are beautifying urban areas with desolate landscapes by dropping bombs on them. Seed bombs that is. A seed bomb (or flower grenade) is made up of compressed clay filled with seeds and other nutrients that are rolled up into a little ball.
The ball, or bomb, is then thrown into neighborhood areas that could use some sprucing up like empty lots, parking medians, and random sidewalk spaces. The bomb eventually ‘blows up’ into a patch of flowers or native plants – or herbs – or vegetables – or whatever, depending on what kinds of seeds are in the bomb. Continue reading