Tag Archives: bokashi

Rhubarb in curry and a new pot

My take-home this time after a weekend with my parents was an exceedingly large pot for the garden. There isn’t currently a proper resting place for it, so it’s had to go next to the newest apple tree but I … Continue reading

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Bye bye bills!

Before anyone thinks I have gone off-grid (no, not yet!), I still have bills, although I was pleased that the gas was less this winter than last (because of the new French doors?). Yesterday, I dug a trench for bokashi … Continue reading

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On the buses

Having bought a week-long bus ticket last Saturday, I’ve used it today to get to both my Knit and Natter group and my local organic farm, so I feel as though I’ve had a bit of an adventure. (NB I … Continue reading

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Snow on my birthday!

It was snowing on the day I was born but I don’t think I have witnessed it on this day since. In any case, it didn’t stop play today. We did a baking class with Lovely Loaves, which meant we … Continue reading

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The Angel Shades Caterpillar

Today, the last of the current batch of bokashi solids went in the ground. It has gone round the rhubarb crown, in the hope that the roots will grow into the compost. Whilst outside, I saw a caterpillar in the … Continue reading

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Impossible not to dig

When I first learned about the no-dig technique, I wasn’t ready to take it on board. Then I moved up a notch and with my hugel beds in situ, there is little chance of my being able to dig approximately … Continue reading

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Homemade bonemeal

If you’re vegetarian or vegan, the idea of buying bones for stock and then bashing them into bonemeal might make you feel sick. Once upon a time, I was a vegetarian and certainly I wouldn’t have been able to do … Continue reading

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