What is Bokashi?

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What Exactly is Bokashi and How is it Used?

“Bokashi" is a Japanese word that means fermented organic matter. Fermented organic matter is often seen in composting and fertilizer applications in many gardens and for agricultural purposes used around the world. Bokashi is used as a composting method that works with EM Technology® to break down organic matter in an effective way. Effective Microorganisms® help break down compost and will ferment the waste to break it down so that it will eventually return back to soil. Using EM technology, like our EM -1 gardening products, helps to break down the materials that you are composting to build a nutrient rich and aerated soil that creates a strong base for any garden, or even for agricultural uses. By using such a strong base for your garden or agricultural application, you will not only improve your soil, but it will add to the quality of the environment around it as well. More and more people are becoming familiar with composting and bokashi, as there is a growing desire for improved natural gardening, as well as natural alternatives to household waste disposal.

Bokashi fertilizer being spread on plants


Bokashi Benefits for You

How can you use bokashi to benefit you? There are a number of ways that using bokashi and bokashi bins for composting will surely help you improve your garden, as well as dispose of your household waste naturally. Bokashi composting is one of the most effective ways of composting, and has been used for years. With the use of Effective Microorganisms, bokashi composts natural matter at an accelerated rate. Bokashi helps create a strong base for any garden or agricultural application, and with proper use you will see an improvement in the quality of your agricultural yields or have an improved garden at your home. Don't waste more time and money trying to improve the look of your plants or production of your crops with chemicals or other harsh products. Many people often overlook the importance of the role that soil plays in terms of the quality of your plant's life. The soil that you have sets the pace of your plant's life cycle. Poor soil will shorten the life of your plants, or they will not live up to their full potential. It's also important to test your soil before getting started with any soil improvements.

How to Get Started

Are you interested in starting the use of bokashi bins in your home? No need to worry! Using a bokashi recycling system at your home has never been easier if you purchase the right products. At TeraGanix, we carry everything that you will need to get started with composting and using bokashi bins to break down your compost in a successful way. To get started, you will want to learn how to start composting properly. Our bokashi food waste recycling systems are a great place to get started if you are interested in learning how to compost. At TeraGanix, we are focused on creating natural and improved food recycling and composting options for all of our customers.

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