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What sort of waste can be used in a Bokashi Bin?

You can ferment all kitchen waste but it would be pointless to add paper as the Bokashi doesnt compost the waste it ferments it – pickles it. Paper does not smell and so you would add this to a conventional composter without a problem. In our office we use a Bokashi Bucket for all our lunch scraps, fruit peelings etc and then we shred all our paper waste for packaging. If you're looking to get started with Bokashi Composting, please Wiggle on over to and take a look at our New Organico Bokashi Kits!

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#grownnotflown Seasonal Arrangements from The Great British Florist - 17th February 2020

All our fresh flower arrangements are over on our sister site The Great British Florist

Our cutting patch supplies many of our blooms here on the farm and we use a network of other British flower farmers which deliver direct into our farm floristry. We design and put together each individual posy from the mix of seasonal scented flowers which are then despatched via courier on a next day delivery service. We despatch Monday – Thursday so deliveries are between Tuesday and Friday to ensure your flowers are always fresh.

If we need to supplement our flower supplies we only use stems that are sourced in near Europe so that none of our flowers are flown in from overseas. We promise that this arrangement will contain as many British Flowers and/or Foliage as possible, often 100%. You will always have our British Grown Stem Count to rely on which is marked on each delivery note and when it’s possible to send 100% UK grown flowers you have our commitment that we will do just that.

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Caring for your Birds in Cold Weather Part 1

Even if you are fully prepared for a cold winter, the Freezing cold temperatures around at the moment can come as a shock. However what we see as an inconvenience to travel and we have to wrap up warmer - It can bee a matter of life or death for our Garden Birds. We thought we'd share this fantastic article about Looking after your Birds in Winter by David Pitman; Feeding year-round is best Although winter feeding benefits birds most, food shortages can occur at any time of the year. By feeding the birds year round, you'll give them a...

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British Bird of the Month: Wren

Characteristics The wren is a tiny brown bird, although it is heavier, less slim, than the even smaller goldcrest, it still only weighs the equivalent of a £1 coin. For such a small bird it has a remarkably loud voice often singing from bush tops. It is the commonest UK breeding bird, although it suffers declines during prolonged, severely cold winters What They Eat & What You Can Offer Them Wrens eat spiders and insects which they find while hopping and dashing along the ground and probing in crevices with their long thin bill. When they do venture out into...

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