Tag: compost

13. Make a soil factory

Follows on from: Best soil for your pot plants method threemake a soil factory A ”soil factory” is something we came up with years ago to describe a place where you make soil using bokashi. It can be a bucket, a tub, a bag,…

11. Use bokashi in your containers and pots

Follows on from: Ways of using bokashi in the garden method twoUse your bokashi to create soil in containers, planters and tubs You can grow a whole garden without having any real in-ground soil. The results can be fabulous. And the options are endless…

09. Digging down other stuff into your bokashi hole

Follows on from: How much bokashi should you dig down? Bokashi is the ideal way to deal with kitchen compost, but what about all the other waste that comes out of a garden? The stuff that usually forms the base of your garden compost….

05. Making soil out of your bokashi!

Following on from: Two weeks to ferment Step three: Making soil of your bokashi This is the most fun part! There are many, many different ways to go about this. What is best for you will depend on what type of gardener you are,…

Coffee grounds. Free to a good home.

Photo: Jenny Harlen

“Hello gardeners! Please take some coffee grinds for your garden!” What gardener could resist that? Well, unfortunately I had to as I was just a tourist passing by. But I was seriously tempted to drag some home to the friends we were staying with….

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…

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…

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