June 2018 archive

Jun 19

DIY Greens Bubbler

This by far has been the most beneficial DIY piece of equipment we have completed! This piece has saved incredible amounts of time washing our greens after harvest, increased the quality as we aren’t having to touch the leaves during washing and they aren’t being crushed against the sides of a basket and while the …

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Jun 18

DIY Worm Farm Bin

To be honest, I am actually quite proud of this re-purposing DIY. As far as what I have built from bits laying around the backyard, so far this is the upcycling piece de resistance. And I mean who doesn’t love a system which is low maintenance, high output. Worms are incredibly self sufficient and with …

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Jun 07

DIY Composting for the Backyard Gardener

Now that I am getting a bit more proficient in the realm of Composting I have been wanting to do a bit more for my local environment and community by taking on some waste reduction initiatives. We have partnered up with Food Connect to maintain a nutrient recycling program where we are able to recuperate …

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Jun 06

Bokashi Composting for the Backyard Gardener

The Bokashi system is an intriguing and fascinating technology which the more I use the more I want to continue utilizing the system. It is modular, it produces very little odour, it is airtight so pests and children can’t get into it and it is a microbial rich soil activator. I add Bokashi ferments to …

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Jun 06

DIY Bokashi Bucket

Let’s talk ways we can reduce waste! I have had my head in books, research papers and government documents looking at the state of our waste systems and trying to figure out how I can try and do my bit to reduce a whopper of a problem. Which in all honesty hasn’t been so positive …

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