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  1. What is stretch and how can I minimize it?

    "Stretch" is a term for the natural vertical growth spurt in early flowering. Marijuana will grow in height throughout its flowering phase, but the first 2 weeks of flowering will show the most...
  2. Using worm castings

    How to use worm castings in a soil mix? Worm castings can be used in a multitude of ways - mixed into a soil mix, a soilless mix, or as a tea or slurry. Usually, worm castings are thought of as...
  3. Harvesting worm castings

    When to harvest? In my bins, the finished worm castings are actually dark brown muddy paste. There are no other visible decomposer insects present, and the worm population also has usually...
  4. Worm Farming Reference Data

    NPK Nutrient values for some common worm foods High N: Blood Meal (NPK 13-1-0) Coffee grounds (NPK 1,99-0,36-0,67) Felt (NPK 14-0-0) Hair (NPK 14-0-0) Tea grounds (NPK 4,15-0,62-0,4) Worm...
  5. Starting a worm farm

    I want to start a worm bin... "I want to start a worm bin...Not only for the castings but we have a turtle that eats night crawlers and I hate buying worms...so I'm gonna get a plastic tub and...
  6. Worm farm maintenance

    The Two Golden Rules Of a Worm Farmer 1. Know Your Limits A worm farmer must know how much of feed and what kind of foods and wastes a worm bin can process. Overfeeding is basically the only...
  7. Feeding the worms - Diet

    Aallonharja's recommendations for trouble free wormy diet Plant-sourced material only. Wastes from fruit, vegetables, berries, tea bags, paper/cardboard/tissues. Not only do these contain a lot...
  8. What is endocytosis and its role in nutrient uptake?

    What is endocytosis and its role in nutrient uptake? Endocytosis is an active transport mechanism of larger molecules, particles or bacteria (that are too large to pass through the cell membrane...
  9. What is pH?

    The pH scale measures how acidic, or how alkali a given solution is. The term pH can be broken down into two parts; the first is the [p], this represents the mathematical symbol for -log...
  10. What is EDTA?

    EDTA-compounds are commonly used in liquid Hydroponic nutrient products to chelate iron and other metallic nutrient ions. Chelates Simply put - chelates bond to metals the plant uses for growth,...
  11. How can I make up a Nicotine pesticide?

    Get 2-3 Marlboro red ciggies, empty them out in 200ml of water and leave to stand overnight (or 24hrs). After that the liquid will be brown/black, *boil it for two or three minutes (no more) to...
  12. Treating old soil

    How to properly clean your dirty old soil! Disclaimer: I'd like to say that none of the information provided has been discovered by myself. I just did a lot of research on the subject because of...
  13. Prop-O-Gator root enhancer

    By Plant Life Products... "Causes roots to grow thicker and faster. Creates tighter nodule spacing and increases overall Growth production. Once roots have been established, apply prop-O-Gator...
  14. Dutch Master FoilTech

    FoilTech: foiliar spray nutrients 1:12:10 "Apply @ 60ml/L" ---> approx. 200ppm @ 5.8 Spray up to three weeks into flower, then discontinue. Spray 2x weekly. Do not apply to roots. DM...
  15. A critical look at preharvest flushing

    Pre-harvest flushing is a controversial topic. Flushing is supposed to improve the taste of the final bud by either giving only pure water, clearing solutions or extensive flushing for the last...
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