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Slug Repellent

I have used this product now for what will be two seasons and have found it to be not only a great soil conditioner/fertiliser but an good snail repellant as well and is as good if not better than the standard “slug pellets” and would have no hesitation in...

Greenest Street

The Kapiti District Council recently held a Greenest street competition where the idea was to see what street could generate the least amount of waste going to landfill over a given time. Participants had a choice of ways and methods to do this and these had to be...

What to do with Food Waste

What to do with food waste? This is a question often asked. Placing your food waste directly into the soil is by far the easiest and simplest way to dispose of any material that has been fermented using the ZingBokashi method. Planning ahead helps, especially if you...

Constructing new garden beds

Today I constructed a new raised garden bed and partly filled the area with the contents of a Composta. [Contents consisted of autumn collected garden waste mixed with the contents of some fermented food waste from the ZingBokashi buckets.] This made for excellent...

EarthZing – New Product Release

ZingBokashi is pleased to advise that we have available for release, a new product. This product has undergone extensive field trials and has produced excellent results when added to potting media incorporated at 5% by volume -resulted in a higher value fertiliser...

Preparing to plant spuds

With bad weather forecast in the next few days, I thought it might be an opportune time to prepare some ground for the new season’s planting. I have a new patch which was forked over and then top dressed with some guano at ½ handful m2 [more details on this very...