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What actually happens in a Bokashi bin?

Do you remember the first time you looked in your first-ever Bokashi bucket? All the excitement of a sparkling new project on the go. Hopes and dreams about changing your life, changing the world. So you open your bucket and… Nothing. Just food scraps….

Bokashi is just great for tomatoes!

I’m happy to say our tomatoes are doing really nicely this year! I’d like to say that it’s all due to the great Bokashi soil they’re growing in but I have to be honest and say it’s been a great summer with a lot…

Herrings make the best soil!

Last August a friend of mine gave me a bucket of Bokashi for my garden. And ran off. Fast. Nothing strange about the bucket thing, she drops off her buckets all the time as her garden is much smaller than mine. So I didn’t…

Bokashi gardening in Edmonton

The good news is it’s thawed in Edmonton! As it has here (even if we got some snow this week!) The apple blossoms are just about to spring and life is good. Again. Remember the Bokashi project that Mike in Edmonton is running? Here’s…

A good news story!

“Salvation Army workers getting compost business off the ground.” This is one of the better, I promise. Just read this and your day will be off to a good start. We can ALL make a difference. And thank god there are some guys out…

Create your own Eden!

Isn’t it a great picture? Check the website here, it’s just excellent. A bunch of councils in New Zealand have gone together to produce this site and it really works. Simple, friendly, and pedagogic. Suddenly all this Bokashi stuff doesn’t seem so hard any…

Urban gardening. In bread crates!

A couple of months ago I wrote about a project in Berlin that really inspired me. Right there in the middle of an incredibly grey, incredibly urban jungle, cars rushing by on all sides, these guys have created a community garden. And the thing…

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