I saw a gumball vending machine, put in two quarters, turned the knob, and out rolled a brown seed bomb?? Wait a second…this isn’t a gumball machine!
Recently, seed bomb vending machines have been popping up in San Diego and New York areas thanks to Jim Mumford at Greenscaped Buildings’ brilliant idea for unofficial planting. He uses repurposed dispensers that hold little seed bombs of native flower seeds and compost held together by clay. How cute is that?! A little ball of flower seeds perfect for a mini explosion of native wildflowers on a neighbors’ lawn or between cracks in the sidewalk.
Read more: http://www.alternativeconsumer.com/2010/08/30/seed-bombs-in-san-diego-county/