How To Use EM
Apply EM regularly to all vegetables and flowers, for great results applications can be repeated as often as weekly
A watering can is a great way to apply EM using a dilution with water of 1:1000 and giving a thorough drenching of the plants and soil
Foliar applications will boost plant growth and protect against diseases. Use EM at 1:100 dilution in a sprayer
Add EM to compost at 3 litre per cubic metre, or spray regularly at dilution of 1:100 over the compost to reduce flies and improve the compost.
When you weed or hoe your garden, leave the weeds on the soil surface and spray them with EM at 1:100 dilutions. This encourages breakdown and insitu composting.
Apply EM to any areas with odour problems. E.g. Pet housing, compost bins, septic tanks. Great for eliminating those bad smells.
Add EM 1:100 to your foliar fertilizers to give increased uptake and utilization and improved effect, and reduce the rate of fertilizer applied by 50%.
Do you make a weed tea or fertilizer tea? Add EM to this at 5% and molasses and make a pleasant smelling fermented microbial tea with greater activity!
To increase the storage potential of your crops after harvest, spray your crop with 1:1000 dilution EM to water with a light misting before storing.
EM is a great cleaner, it has an enzymic action which consumes dirt
EM needs to be used over time to maximize effect, EM populates the surface with “friendly” microbes
In a household sprayer you add EM.1 or EM-A to water at dilutions between 1:50 and 1:1000 depending on the task.
See table below for applications, for more details contact Bokashi NZ Ltd
Note 1:100 means 1 part EM to 100 parts water
There are many uses for EM around the home, these are a few. I am sure you will find other uses as you become familiar with this unique product.