Month: March 2009

The art of digging

Here in Sweden the ground is frozen half the year. Which doesn’t necessarily make life easy when it comes to gardening. Or much else for that matter. When it comes to Bokashi, we store ours up in barrels for the spring. Some goes straight…

Indoor gardening at its best!

We buy sunflower seeds in big sacks to feed the birds in winter, the birds love them and I guess that means they hold a lot of energy. What I didn’t know was that you could get sunflower seeds to shoot indoors and that…

Saving Bokashi for the spring

It doesn’t look like much and it isn’t. A plastic storage box from the local department store. It is however airtight. And it is packed full with Bokashi compost. 70 litres in fact. Which is the contents of the last four Bokashi bins we’ve…

Bokashi world: North Yorkshire

Bokashi is big in the UK, and really well supported by local councils throughout the country. If you do a google search on bokashi +council +site:uk you’ll turn up a huge amount of hits; I got 1,730 references to what councils are doing in…

Bokashi world: Gisborne, NZ

Here’s a nice down-to-earth confirmation that Bokashi is A Good Thing. On one of my random web searches I just turned up a letter-to-the-editor written last month to a local newspaper in Gisborne, which is a lovely town in the North Island of New…

Bokashi and the carbon battle

We’re all in it together one way or another. The great carbon battle. The sources of the problem are of course many. And one of them, inocuous as it may seem, is actually our food waste. The thing is food rots when your back…

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