Tag Archives: natural farming

Fukuoka makes seed balls

14 Jun

Here’s a YouTube video from 1997, in which he shows the method. He’s already about 90 years old…

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FUKUOKA Masanobu makes seed balls

19 Aug

This is the method that inspired the guerilla gardening movement. It was started by a green philosopher/farmer named Fukuoka, a partisan of “wild nature” and hands-off growing. He’s the guy with the beard & hip boots you see wandering through.

(It’s in Japanese w/o subs, but I think it’s pretty how-to oriented, and you can see what’s going on pretty clearly.)