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Published on April 1st, 2013 | by Julie Finn

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How-to: Make Monsanto Seed Bombs to Genetically Modify Your Entire Neighborhood!

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A homemade seed bomb filled with Monsanto seeds is an easy way to genetically modify your town.

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I know that you’re enjoying your own home garden of Monsanto’s genetically modified soybeans, sugar beets, potatoes and corn. Don’t you just love those potato plants that make their own pesticide? I haven’t seen a single insect in my entire yard in years!

Ooh, and their Roundup Ready seeds–LOVE them! Since it’s my six-year-old’s job to spray our family garden with weed killer, it’s a huge relief that she can spray both our plants and our weeds, and only the weeds are killed.

But maybe you’ve noticed some pesky dandelions over at the park, or you saw a weird-looking bug in your neighbor’s yard that you’re pretty sure is going to sneak into yours next. Yikes!

The answer? Monsanto seed bombs! With just a few minutes of work, you can make dozens of Monsanto seed-filled seed bombs that will allow you to surreptitiously seed your entire neighborhood, street medians, and city parks with the Monsanto seeds that will lead to fewer weeds, fewer bugs, and a greener, happier future for our children.

seed bomb with seedlings image via Shutterstock

seed bomb with seedlings image via Shutterstock

Most seed bomb recipes call for equal parts seeds, clay, and compost: the clay keeps the seeds contained until it’s dissolved in the first rain shower or heavy morning dew, the compost nurtures the seeds as they’re sprouting in an unpredictable environment, and the seeds are the bomb!

If you’re going to the trouble of using your precious Monsanto seeds to better your neighborhood environment, however, then I don’t know why you’d bother with plain old compost. Instead, take advantage of your Roundup Ready seeds by finding a nice commercial fertilizer that has tons of weed killer already in it. It sure won’t hurt your super-engineered Monsanto seeds, but it WILL kill off all the competition from those ugly wild plants that always grow wherever we don’t actively exterminate them. This is science at its best!

Even better, though–aren’t there a few yards in your neighborhood that are just a little too wild? Maybe it’s an organic gardener, whose lack of respect for perfect order could possibly rub off on your own well-maintained garden, or one of those families who have one of those “Backyard Wildlife Habitats” just chock-full of brushy thickets and weeds and overgrown greenery. That stuff could easily drift into your yard! You’ll have the final laugh, though, when it’s YOUR Monsanto seed bombs whose transgenic seeds drift into your neighbor’s yard and contaminate THEIR crops.

Soon, every yard, public park, and former green space will be turned into orderly fields of only Monsanto products. Think of how peaceful it will be, with an entire city benefiting from Monsanto’s genetically engineered insecticides! Think of how healthy we’ll all be, eating produce right from our own yards that is identical to that grown by the biggest agricultural industries in the country!

So yes, unless there’s some other holiday going on today that I don’t know about, I suggest that we declare this day Monsanto Seed-Bomb Day.

Editor’s Note: Happy April Fool’s Day from Crafting a Green World! If you haven’t sorted it out by now, this is a joke. If you’d like to read a bit about our real thoughts on Monsanto, check out this post on their genetically modified cotton.


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I'm a writer, crafter, Zombie Preparedness Planner, and homeschooling momma of two kids who will hopefully someday transition into using their genius for good, not the evil machinations and mess-making in which they currently indulge. I'm interested in recycling and nature crafts, food security, STEM education, and the DIY lifestyle, however it's manifested--making myself some underwear out of T-shirts? Done it. Teaching myself guitar? Doing it right now. Visit my blog Craft Knife for a peek at our very weird handmade homeschool life; my etsy shop Pumpkin+Bear for a truly odd number of rainbow-themed beeswax pretties; and my for links to articles about poverty, educational politics, and this famous cat who lives in my neighborhood.



  • Tina

    I didn’t actually read this whole post, but I did scan all the way to the bottom before I realized what day it is :0)

  • Courtney

    THANK YOU! I’ve been looking for a way to share the GMO love. These seed bombs will be a great addition to our high tech industry neighborhood’s beautiful sunny, level orange days with the occasional acid rain showers.

    • http://www.craftknife.blogspot.com Julie Finn

      You’re welcome! Ooh, and we’re totally due for a round-up on crafty ways to use acid rain next. I know a TON of gourmet recipes that call for acid rain as a main ingredient–gives the finished dish that special kick, don’t you know?

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  • Catherine

    Ok so it is still the first for you and I realise you think this funny. I just can’t see the funny side of *Monsanto* Seed Bombs.

  • http://www.goodnewpress.net rhonda varsane

    http://Www.goodnewpress.net
    Read: ‘Scientist Under Attack-Monsanto Tumbles Down’

    Link: http://issuu.com/varsane/docs/mtd1-66?mode=window

    Opponents of genetically modified food are outraged over a provision they have dubbed the “Monsanto Protection Act,” Section 735 of HR 933 which was signed by President Barack Obama after being added to an essential spending bill without congressional hearings.

    The rider strips the power from federal courts to halt the sales and planting of genetically modified foods even if health concerns arise, according to Food Democracy Now, a food-safety advocacy organization.

  • yoga mom

    This horrified me ! My computer has trouble loading and I could not get to the end of this article fast enough. A joke like this would have been nice short and sweet. I thought you were a serious deranged lunatic. I know you must be pretty cool, but you just sent my heart racing.

  • tammy edwards

    i still am not totally sure if this is an april fools day joke or not – SURELY it is!!! i totally flipped out and was about to cancel my subscription to this newsletter!!!! PLEASE tell me this is a joke!!

  • Lynda

    Guess you didn’t read to the end: So yes, unless there’s some other holiday going on today that I don’t know about, I suggest that we declare this day Monsanto Seed-Bomb Day.

    Editor’s Note: Happy April Fool’s Day from Crafting a Green World!

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