Watering is usually a problem when you grow in containers, as they just can’t hold the same amount of water as an in-ground bed, and also because containers are usually planted quite densely. They also tend to dry out quite quickly, especially porous terra-cotta containers, and in a hot climate the soil will get quiteContinue reading “12. Best soil for your pot plants”
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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. Sort of mushy, but still — food scraps. Is that itContinue reading “What actually happens in a Bokashi bin?”
Urban gardening in bread crates.
First. A confession. I don’t live anywhere near a city. But we have a patch of gravel outside the house so that, for the time being, is my urban backyard. My idea was to test if you could grow a “garden” in a pile of bread crates on a wooden pallet. Then use them duringContinue reading “Urban gardening in bread crates.”