Tag: soil factory

15. Tricks to making a good soil factory

Follows on from: Using charcoal in your soil factory About the soil. Use whatever you have on hand. And a 50:50 mix is often best, although you can do this however you want. The smaller pieces you have in your bokashi bucket the faster…

14. Using charcoal in your soil factory

Follows on from: Make a soil factory It’s really good to have some form of absorbent material in the bottom of your soil factory. The absolute best is charcoal. You can use the same charcoal you’d use on the barbecue as long as there…

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,…

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…

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…

Outdoor planters — rain and Bokashi do wonders!

Remember the tests we were starting up a few weeks back with bricklayers buckets? Sturdy black plastic tubs — seemed like they’d be perfect for container gardening. Well — they are just brilliant! Under all the flowers above is a 65 liter tub, filled…

Bokashi composting when its minus 24. Celsius.

I have to admit it resists a bit. It doesn’t come naturally to be running round in the garden with compost buckets when it’s -24 out. Tomorrow is another day. Maybe it’ll be warmer then? Or maybe not. So I thought I’d write a…

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