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Wednesday Crafting Day # 008 – Make your own seed bomb.

Today we are making a bomb, a seed bomb to be precise!

We already hear you think, a seed BOMB? Rest assured, this bomb is human and environmentally friendly! 😉 The idea comes from Masanobu Fukuoka. He developed a system of natural agriculture, without tillage. In the video below, Steve from “Permanent Culture Now” shows you how to get started.

Necessities

  • red clay is recommended, gray clay is also possible
  • compost
  • seeds (sunflower and wild flower)
  • a bowl
  • a hammer
  • a spoon
  • water

Preparation

  1. Break the clay yourself: cover the clay with a cloth and hammer it loose
  2. Add the powdered clay to the bowl
  3. Add the seeds to the bowl
  4. Then add the compost
  5. Repeat steps 2 to 4
  6. Add the water, but not too much!
  7. Mix it up! (this is where the spoon comes in)
  8. Now roll it up like (vegan) meatballs!

READY! 😊

Tips : add the water a little at a time to avoid a mess. Depending on how wet the mixture is, you can always add clay and compost.

You can also watch these steps in the video above.

Now you are ready to bomb your garden!

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