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    broken limb

    The thin wire i used to train one of my babies, not 1 month old must have cut into the branch and all but cut through completely. I've wrapped it up but realized that it has probably gone unnoticed certainly the whole day and is beginning to dry. I wondering just to leave it bound...
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    what is going on with this Shiskaberry ?

    About 25 days from seed hatching in coco. its been looking funny all along. All my plants looking very compressed and perhaps a little stunted compared to how i remembers on previous grows but this SHiskaberry has droopy leaves and slightly curled leaves. Is it possible that...
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    Watering Cocolite

    Its been a long time since i grew and now trying for the 1st time using Coco Coir. (Coco lite) Im getting mixed messages about the best way to water. Some say once every 1 or 2 days let it dry out a little, others say several times a day in small amounts. I ask as one of my babies looks...
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    are these trics ready

    have to check , its been just over 8weeks since switching to 12/12. I have had to keep cutting buds off for the last 3 weeks that looked like they might be going mouldy or rotting , so I need to cut this down asap but I want a little dankness to it as everything I have harvested so far has...
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    beginings of mould 2 weeks early.

    no end the the trials I've had. 2 weeks till harvest and I keep finding suspicious looking cotton wool between the bud leaves or some greying of small leaves. I am assuming it mould setting in . read somewhere this is also what spider mite looks like , not seen any mites though... I...
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    help something wrong

    today I noticed, infact just the last hour, some leaves are curling up and loosing their shine and getting brittle.. the plants are nearly half way through flowering. I'm sure I havent over fed them and I always flush the old feedings with water inbetween . can it be heat? yesterday...
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    charcoal as perlite

    I've been struggling to find a mix to act as a perlite substitue. today I found a big pile of small and fine charcoal dumped outside my house. its not Ash but looks like the left overs from making charcoal the stuff they cant sell. no idea where it came from ... whether its been put there...
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    pics at 21 day flowering

    For a change I thought I would post this for no particular reason. These mostly are my 2 first plants in soil grow, one a fruit spirit that I nearly killed several times over , the other , a poor or late developing Big Bomb and my latest addition, a northern lights auto (would have/ should...
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    How to accelerate bud growth . Hormones?

    Not sure if something is wrong , I have 2 plants different breeds. Both germ’ and flowering same time. However 1 is much slower than the other. They have had slightly different regimes as the ‘Big Bomb’ which is the slower (problem one ) was put in the ground about a week...
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    cutting the balls off

    Gutted today found 1 of my plants is forming balls, I was so sure it was a girl till now. but hey having so much trouble with seed arriving I may as well put him to good use. I read so many articles about techniques using bags or cups to trap the pollen. I just want to ask if it can...
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    green seeds, Nivarna

    I've had a few problems lately. I ordered some seeds from Dutch Seed company back in the beggining of August but there was no confirmation of my order and all my emails were ignored so I cancelled the order and changed my recorded billing address so the my Credit card payment shouldnt go...
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    loads of stretch

    I put these girls outside 4 days, 3 nights ago . this is whats happening over the last few days , seems a bit excessive , should I worry can I do anything about it.. also was amazed to see the roots were not the slightest bit root bound in the 2 gallon pot when I transfered it into a 5...
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    pot sizes for out door vs natural

    how far will the root systen normally extend to? what I'm wanting to get at is how big a pot would be needed to get near the yeild that growing naturally might make. I was growing in i believe a 2 or 3 gallon pot but decided to move them outside for flowering I still need to move them every...
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    mixing nutes

    I got some nutes but I cant read the packaging to tell me the recommended mix. the stuff is 21-21-21 blue (copper sulphate ) color. I only have babies at the moment and only use about a 1/4 teasoon / 1.5 L or water. for my soil pots what is the normal amount you should water this down by...
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    building combination greenhouse / grow room

    I'm drawing up a potential plan to build a 2 story grow room ( downstairs) for the clones vegging and and mother plants; and upstairs will be a green house . make it open with deck with a plastic sheet tubular cannope' style roofing with sheet walls. protecting from the wost of the UV...
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    sterilizing the soil a must do or just precautionary

    I can't get all these fancy brands everybody keeps talking about. but My garden center does their own 3 way mix of earth, coconut and Cow crap. I don't expect it to be sterilized. I read in one article that normal soil should be sterilized in the oven at 250 degrees. my qusetion is this ...
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    have you seen a neon green weed.

    This is just to put me out my misery. I keep Thinking about this and it drives me mad. A long long time time ago I was sold a bag of really bright green MJ; I mean it looked artificially green. Never before or after have I seen anything like it. I thought I been ripped off till I tried...
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    advise on new seeds in Tropical Indoor grow

    Ok I need something hardy and loves heat as I'm in the tropics and temps can get high. also no much experience out here so something a little forgiving. I will select from Nivarna as they seem the most reasonably priced breeder out there. But I do want: good taste good yeilder low smell...
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    dont mention LED's

    Why is it that theres big arguments over CFL's and HID's but not a mention of LED lighting. I'd love to know is there anyone really trying them out; is there any proper comparisons done. I've been reading alot of manufactures claims etc and the theory sounds good . They seem efficient...
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    fried seedlings

    Dam, I've killed most of my seedlings. I germinated 10 seeds they all hatched in record time. looked strong had them under a 125 w cfl for the 1st 2 or 3 days then switched to a 400w MH. I live in the tropics and after weeks of rain the sun came out and I thought it would be a treat for my...
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