What to do with bad Bokashi?


After a couple of months sitting forgotten and neglected in the weather, our Bokashi bin lid got several cracks in it. That’s a bit of a disaster for the microbes that do the work for us, they’re anaerobic and don’t like fresh air and sunlight (they’re the teenagers of the microbes world). The result is…

Extending your EM solution to save $$$


  I’ve been fiddling for a while trying to work out a way to extend the Bokashi liquid that we buy from the shops. I’m happy that I’ve finally got a system that provides consistent results. It is ridiculously simple. All it takes is – 20 ml of commercial Bokashi liquid 20 ml cup of…

DIY Bokashi dog poo composter


A while back, I got a bit annoyed at the quantity of land mines that Athena was leaving. That, plus the frequency, plus the location (always right by the gate and next to the driver’s side doors of the cars). To this day, she is continues her campaign of maximum inconvenience. I know, it’s one…

Finishing Bokashi.


An unpleasant picture, but it’s of a successful project. This the last full bucket of Bokashi compost that I sealed when it was full to about 5 inches from the top and, as you can see, it’s reduced in volume by about 30% What’s so great about a bucket of muck? Well, it has reduced…

Making Bokashi Bran


A quick and easy way to breed up your microbes and make Bokashi bran at home.

‘Doing’ Bokashi


Recently, I posted about the value of Bokashi liquid . I had a couple of inquiries, about how I do my Bokashi composting, so I thought I’d expand with this rough guide. The Bokashi system of composting is an anaerobic (without air) system of composting. It utilizes the services of different microbes than are found…