How to Propagate Lacto

Bokash Juice + Lacto - before and after

This week in the Flog:

  • How to make super strong lacto (aka propagate lacto culture)
  • Sidenote: cheers to the innocent bystanders

A few weeks back, I posted a Flog on How to Make Super Strong Lacto. I subsequently used it to treat some bokashi juice which smelled a bit foul (quite foul actually). If I’m going to use the bokashi leachate on the garden, it needs to smell a bit better, not for me or the plants, but for my wife who already puts up with all my weird experiments taking over the balcony…

That sparks an interesting topic – our significant others. You have to agree they are pretty awesome for tolerating our strange “things” we’re into. […]

How to Make Super Strong Lacto

Two lacto flogs in a row! That’s a record! If you missed it, last week I shared a delightful story about The World’s Most Horrible Smell and how I valiantly defeated it using plain old lacto spray.

But what if plain old lacto spray isn’t enough? What if you want to make a super digestive aid? What if you don’t have enough lacto and need to make some more? Today’s article covers this topic with a very simple How To on propogating your lacto culture.

The actual microbe propagation is only half the story. As lacto bacteria consume sugars, they convert them to organic acids and other compounds. These compounds are anti-fungal and anti-non-lacto-microbial in general; it’s the […]