Tag: Soil

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,…

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…

04. Two weeks to ferment

Following on from: Keeping it dry with paper Step two: Next step is an easy one! Just leave the bucket in peace and quiet to ferment for two weeks. There’s a good reason for this, read on and I’ll explain. So, once the bucket…

What’s bokashi all about?

The other day, I received a question from a student writing an essay about bokashi. What’s it about, basically? So very cool that this is happening! That students are writing essays and dealing with these all important issues of soil, food waste, sustainability, in…

Bones! In the bokashi or not?

Finally it seems spring is here! Yesterday, I was poking around in my boxes, checking how the soil was doing, deciding which ones needed a top-up of bokashi, which plants were going to go where this year. You know, that delicious pre-season joy when…

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