I guess everyone has heard about Alys Fowler except me. I came across this article she wrote for the Guardian a few weeks ago and it seemed to me a pretty good endorsement by someone who really knows what they’re talking about when it comes to gardening. She has quite an interesting life story —Continue reading “Gardening guru Alys Fowler on Bokashi.”
Monthly Archives: February 2012
Growing veggies when the economy goes to hell
This morning I read an article in our national paper on Greece. Yes, they’re throwing firebombs at one another and protesting up and down in Athens but — one woman’s quiet voice made itself heard. From her balcony. Where she’s started growing veggies outside her parents apartment to feed the family. Her plan is toContinue reading “Growing veggies when the economy goes to hell”
Bio-bags. Dead easy and a great way to do Bokashi.
I keep talking about bio-bags. And to be honest I’m not completely sure what they’re called in different countries. But they are basically these — a roll of bags that work just like plastic bags but that are made from corn starch. Organic in other words, and they will break down in the soil. WeContinue reading “Bio-bags. Dead easy and a great way to do Bokashi.”
It can be done! Bringing home Bokashi to your veggie patch.
This is the way things look at our place sometimes. Actually, we usually have a lot more snow than this so that’s something to be thankful for. (Also that, relatively speaking, we’ve had a warm winter compared to many other Europeans) Under all the snow is our veggie patch, actually a bunch of raised bedsContinue reading “It can be done! Bringing home Bokashi to your veggie patch.”