Tag: EM

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…

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….

Pop-up gardening in Christchurch

Christchurch, the third-biggest city in New Zealand, has had a terrible time the last years. They got hit with a huge earthquake in 2010, an even more traumatic one in 2011, and then the quakes and uncertainty just kept coming. The city centre has long been…

How to make a soil factory!

Just had a query from someone in our facebook group looking for a blog I did ages ago about our “soil factory”. I couldn’t find it either (how do you just lose a blog entry??!!) so I posted up a few pictures in the…

Allotment trials with EM in the UK

EM…what on earth? Healthier plants, bigger yields and all by harnessing natural bacteria. That’s the claim, but will it work? Andrew Seall intends to find out in this new series. It is a tad cold on my allotment at the moment, and probably is on yours as…

Living soil. Read all about it.

There are many sites talking about Bokashi, about EM, about how marvelous it all is. Which it is. (Of course.) But this one’s a bit different. There are some real experts on board and they’ve been working with Bokashi for many years. With a…

Bokashi goes luxury in Krabi

No, it’s the Bokashi going luxury, not us. Unfortunately. This is an article I pulled out of a recent magazine from Thai Airways. They’re promoting this (admittedly gorgeous) resort in Krabi but the interesting thing is that Bokashi and EM are featured in the…

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