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 bit about how we fix it here in the getting-more-arctic-by-the-minute backwoodsContinue reading “Bokashi composting when its minus 24. Celsius.”

DIY potting mix — delivered to the door

Remember the experiment we started during the winter? Outdoor “snow” bokashi in clamped plastic bags? Well, it was a hit! It’s an uphill battle here to store ready-fermented Bokashi during the winter, four months of snow and nowhere to dig. Nowhere over zero degrees C for that matter either. So we tested soil bags outside.Continue reading “DIY potting mix — delivered to the door”

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 filled in the kitchen (they compact a┬ábit over time). It willContinue reading “Saving Bokashi for the spring”