Plants can only obtain their nutrients from the soil in which they live in. Therefore the soil that the plant has fixed itself to becomes a source of its food and crucial to its performance and survival.
A basic, good soil is one that is rich in both organic matter and has a balanced and abundance of soil life, including fungi, worms, bacteria, nematodes, micro-anthropods, protozoa and others.
Soil health has benefits to plants and humans. The discovery of the benefits of a healthy soil and maintaining the balance of health in soil are becoming more and more important to horticulturalists. We rely on the soil that feeds us and it is imperative that we have an understanding of how it thrives, survives - from the structural to the microbial level - and produces the food that we need.
Quite a few of our customers have asked about the use of Bokashi One composting and worm farms. It is possible to incorporate fermented food scraps from the kitchen composting system into the worm farm but care must be taken.
With spring edging ever closer, it’s time to start thinking about the possibilities of outdoor gardening activities.
In order to get the most out of spring time gardening, it’s a good idea to start from main nurturing source for plants and the basis of all good plant growth – the soil.
Bokashi Composting Australia has partnered with Sustainable Salons Australia, an initiative aimed at encouraging and helping hairdressing salons to recycle their waste materials.
Do you have concerns about the odour your Bokashi One bucket is producing? Bokashi answers all of your composting questions!
Do you live in an apartment and compost your food waste? Or do you have issues with effectively disposing of your food waste?
We are often asked the question, ‘how much faecal matter can the EnsoPet compost?’. Read on to find out how to set your EnsoPet up to ensure you get the best results.
The environment is fragile and precious, meaning that it’s vital that every family not only understands the importance of the natural world but that they are playing an active role in protecting it. Here are just a few ways that your family can be more environmentally aware.
If you have decided to take the plunge and start composting there are a number of ways you can go about it. The best approach for you will depend on your needs and lifestyle – the following guide will make your decision easy.
There can be some challenges with this form of composting, however using the bokashi composting system overcomes many of these issues. Here is a brief look at some of the many benefits of in-ground composing with the bokashi method.
Why is compost the ultimate form of recycling? For 4 simple reasons.
Sydney produces 1000 tonnes of dog waste each day. Most people buy plastic bags specifically for their pet's waste, destined for the landfill. How do we stop impacting the world and turn our pet's waste in to ecological fertiliser?
With the positive impact of pet ownership on our mental and physical health, happiness and social skills, it’s worth considering how you can help to reduce your pet’s environmental paw print.
Microorganisms are tiny living organisms that can only be seen under a microscope. Life cannot exist without them - they are everywhere...