Tag: garden

08. How much bokashi should you dig down?

Follows on from: When your bokashi has become soil So, your bokashi has become soil. How strong is it and what can you plant in it? As a completely general rule of thumb, around one-third bokashi and two-thirds soil is a good guide for…

Quick and easy “soil factory”

There’s been a lot of interest in Vin’s in-ground composting experiment (look for the blog post just before this). This is my quick and dirty version of the same idea. Simple. Cheap. Quick. What more could you want? The rather shabby looking barrel above…

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…

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…

Mid-winter Bokashi storage

We live in Sweden, if you draw a line between Oslo and Stockholm we’re half-way along that. Which is not quite the¬†Arctic Circle (fortunately), but right at the moment as I look out the window at a frozen landscape with foraging deer the temperature…

Bokashi in a brave new world

First time I heard about Bokashi I wondered what the hell it was. And it made me very curious! Soon I was searching websites up and down for information and my curiousity only increased. This was definitely something we had to test. And assuming…

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