30 Dec '13, 4pm

Now you can plant your garden by firing a shotgun into the ground

Now you can plant your garden by firing a shotgun into the ground

If you’re anything like us, you’ve often thought that gardening just isn’t violent enough. Using your hands or even a spade to dig up dirt and plant seeds is too peaceful and boring. That’s why Flower Shell wants to introduce you to a 12-gauge shotgun that shoots flower seeds! Perfect, right? (Plus, your neighbors will love the noise!) Flower Shell Flower Shell is billed as “the shotgun shell that brings life.” (Unfortunately the military wasn’t into it.) Watch and wince at the just-plain-wrongness of it: The company responsible, Studio Total , is a zany Swedish ad agency, which explains why the idea sounds like performance art or an Onion piece (the project’s Indiegogo fundraising page is down, which doesn’t help their credibility, either). According to Treehugger , company founder Per Cromwell thought gardening just took too dang long: Hour and hours of weeding, seeding ...

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