Tag: Urban gardening

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…

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…

Bokashi in the greenhouse.

Did a big clean out in the greenhouse in the weekend and cleared out everything. Felt so wonderful to get rid of all the bits and pieces and do a restart. I’ve been growing tomatoes and cucumbers in big black buckets for years (the…

Gardening guru Alys Fowler on Bokashi.

I guess everyone has heard about Alys Fowler except me. I came across this article she wrote for the Guardian a few weeks ago and it seemed to me a pretty good endorsement by someone who really knows what they’re talking about when it…

Growing veggies when the economy goes to hell

This morning I read an article in our national paper on Greece. Yes, they’re throwing firebombs at one another and protesting up and down in Athens but — one woman’s quiet voice made itself heard. From her balcony. Where she’s started growing veggies outside…

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…

Growing up the wall in Jerusalem

Cool idea isn’t it? Tomatoes growing up the wall. Veggies growing in pyramids. This high-school in Hod-Ha’Sharon makes research on agriculture which can be done by people in their apartments, balconies, walls or roofs. They also study how to re-use and recycle water. They…

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