Blog Page

blog — Bokashi

What on EARTH is Bokashi?!

Bokashi is a Japanese word for fermenting so unlike most composting methods your aim is not to produce a fabulous friable earthy compost (you need worms for that) but rather you will end up with a bit of a yukky mush… *technical term… However, get things right with Bokashi and you can deal with all sorts of waste (including meat and cooked scraps) and in large quantities and you will have a liquid feed, a natural drain cleaner and a fertiliser that can be used directly under your plants or added to a conventional compost bin to really activate it!...

Read more →

Bokashi Composting FAQ's

The main questions we get asked with Bokashi are;   Q: How much Bokashi should I add? A: About a handful every time you add waste works really well – there’s no point in overdoing it – you will soon get the hang of what’s working.   Q: What about mould? A: Don’t worry about mould – it’s all part of the process – just make sure you keep the kit airtight and carry on.   Q: The liquid feed and bokashi smells.. A: Keep the lid on and empty it outside – it’s natural for it to smell –...

Read more →


There's not a whole lot that can go wrong with Bokashi - but in this video, Heather answers some questions people normally have about the system, clears up some confusion and gives her top tips to keep your Bokashi composting system running happily :)

Read more →


Wondering if Bokashi composting is something you should be doing? Look no further! In this video, Heather explains the kind of people that benefit from Bokashi composting as well as it's benefits for the environment and your garden.

Read more →