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Neville Burt commented on Megan's group Bokashi
"Jools, Number of reasons  for this Food waste added may have already been in slight state of decomposition. Maggots [ flies] should appear only if eggs laid on food prior to adding of flies has had access prior to lod being sealed. If on top of…"
Feb 10, 2011
Neville Burt commented on Megan's group Bokashi
"Mould growing on the juice is a normal thing . It should be white in colour and is fine for use. If black or green dispose of  this  to waste drain as not suitable for garden /food use."
Jan 13, 2011
Neville Burt and Hester are now friends
Oct 29, 2010
Hester left a comment for Neville Burt
"Hi Neville Hope to learn lots more about bokashi. Just discovered you on Ooooby and think it is so good that you are sharing your knowledge about bokashi etc. Thank you."
Oct 29, 2010
Neville Burt replied to Mo Buttner-Jenkins's discussion Is anyone using Bokashi bran and/or Active EM with their poultry yet? in the group Bokashi
"Hi Mo, Bokashi Bran is widely used outside of NZ in the pigs and poultry industry, Usage has shown to decrease the fat content of the intestines, increase egg size and mainly the benefit is better conversion of feed by the animals concerned. The…"
Oct 28, 2010
Neville Burt commented on Megan's group Bokashi
"Just treat your soil the same way as you do with outside soil. You may need to add some water to soil if dry ."
Aug 15, 2010
Neville Burt commented on Megan's group Bokashi
"I would stick with this recommendation for all seasons including winter"
Jul 12, 2010
Neville Burt commented on Megan's group Bokashi
"Generally wait at least 7 days after burial before planting any seeds or plants.This allows the acidity of the fermented food waste to neutalise and this minimise any danger of root damage."
Jul 12, 2010
Neville Burt left a comment for Neville Burt
"Hi Bridge, You will be surprised at the results you will get from plants growing in areas that has the bokashi waste buried."
Feb 15, 2010
Bridge Scully left a comment for Neville Burt
"Hi Neville, Welcome to Ooooby. Look forward to hearing more wonderful things about Bokashi! Ive had mine since October last year, subsidised through Gisborne District Council, have emtyed it once and am looking forward to planting out the area that…"
Feb 15, 2010
Neville Burt left a comment for Neville Burt
"That will help having more plots I am sure we will be 'talking a lot betwwen now and then."
Feb 10, 2010
Megan left a comment for Neville Burt
"It's a shame that we won't see you until spring but as you say, it's probably a better time for your visit. Hopefully, we'll have more people with plots at the community garden by then and we can organise a workshop on site for…"
Feb 10, 2010
Neville Burt left a comment for Neville Burt
"Megan, was coming this month but council have postponed my visit and now likes as though will not be until either Aug or Sept. I was looking foward to comming to meet up with your group however Spring will be an ideal time. I want to develop more…"
Feb 10, 2010
Megan left a comment for Neville Burt
"yes, it's a really supportive community here. Makes it easy to get enthused about growing your own fruit and vegetables. Are you still planning a trip to Queenstown? Have the dates been confirmed yet?"
Feb 10, 2010
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Feb 10, 2010
Neville Burt replied to Megan's discussion Does your council subsidise Bokashi bins? in the group Bokashi
"Dunedin City Coucil -Available at DCC Customer Service Agencies Create Your Own Eden - www.createyourowneden.org.nz - run composting worshops in Auckland area and attendees are offered a subsidy on a compost unit which includes Bokashi…"
Feb 10, 2010

Profile Information

Suburb
South Cantyerbury
Post / Zip Code
7903
I can offer
Gardening advice, Lead a workshop
Food Growing Skill Level
Expert
Experience and Qualifications
Horticulturalist, Lots of years in the garden
I am interested in...
Helping Others
Tell us about your garden and what you're growing
Have a medium sized garden and grow a number of crops for own use.
Use food waste treated with Bokashi Compost-Zing plus various composting methods to provide nutrients and organic material for the garden.
As an owner of Bokashi NZ I can use this knowlege to assist with development of methods to assist other gardeners.

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At 8:28am on October 29, 2010, Hester said…
Hi Neville
Hope to learn lots more about bokashi.
Just discovered you on Ooooby and think it is so good that you are sharing your knowledge about bokashi etc. Thank you.
At 9:05pm on April 29, 2010, Megan said…
hello Neville, how did the workshops go?
At 11:57am on April 22, 2010, Megan said…
Hello Neville, you might want to add an event notice about your Wellington workshop on the front page of ooooby - just scroll down to the bottom of the page and there are two groups in Wellington that ought to be interested too
http://ooooby.ning.com/group/wellington
http://ooooby.ning.com/group/kai_o_te_aro
All the best for your workshop.
At 1:35pm on February 15, 2010, Neville Burt said…
Hi Bridge,
You will be surprised at the results you will get from plants growing in areas that has the bokashi waste buried.
At 12:31pm on February 15, 2010, Bridge Scully said…
Hi Neville, Welcome to Ooooby. Look forward to hearing more wonderful things about Bokashi! Ive had mine since October last year, subsidised through Gisborne District Council, have emtyed it once and am looking forward to planting out the area that has dug in bokashi. Hope you enjoy the site!
At 8:33pm on February 10, 2010, Neville Burt said…
That will help having more plots I am sure we will be 'talking a lot betwwen now and then.
At 7:11pm on February 10, 2010, Megan said…
It's a shame that we won't see you until spring but as you say, it's probably a better time for your visit. Hopefully, we'll have more people with plots at the community garden by then and we can organise a workshop on site for you.
At 6:03pm on February 10, 2010, Neville Burt said…
Megan, was coming this month but council have postponed my visit and now likes as though will not be until either Aug or Sept.
I was looking foward to comming to meet up with your group however Spring will be an ideal time.
I want to develop more interest for bokashi and the garden and you have opening up opportunity for this.
Will see if I can fix the picture.
At 5:02pm on February 10, 2010, Megan said…
yes, it's a really supportive community here. Makes it easy to get enthused about growing your own fruit and vegetables. Are you still planning a trip to Queenstown? Have the dates been confirmed yet?
At 2:15pm on February 10, 2010, Megan said…
Welcome Neville, wonderful to see you here. We have a Bokashi group that we'd love you to join and provide us with your expertise http://ooooby.ning.com/group/bokashi
Are you able to rotate your profile photo?
 
 
 

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