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Mammoth P Microbial Inoculant

February 16, 2016

If you have been to my shop you know that I sell a select number of horticultural supplies. When I say “select” I mean very few. The reason for this is simple: I only sell products that I use in my lab in the seed making process. This means that you can buy these products […]

Peters 15-5-15 CAL-MAG Special Water Soluble Fertilizer

August 21, 2013

It is a magic moment as a cultivator when you realize that mainstream horticulture has  solved all of your problems. I’ve worked with water soluble fertilizers for over 5 years now and you could say that I’m a firm believer in this truth. For cultivators utilizing municipal water supplies along the Front Range, the reality […]

Hydroponic Fertilizer Formulation for Cannabis Using Peters 10-30-20

December 3, 2012

The following is a simple fertilization formula for growing cannabis in soil-less media or in hydroculture. This formulation has been trialed successfully in my gardens in Fafard Urban Mix A peat lite growing media. This formula can be run throughout the life cycle of the crop, from the seedling stage to finish. However, I have […]

High Density Propagation Bench Project

June 15, 2012

I have a consulting client that owns and operates a busy MMC in Denver. He came to me looking for ideas to increase his yield. One area where I saw room for significant improvement was his propagation bench. His planting density is just over 2 cuttings per square foot. This was due in large part […]

A Hydroponic Fertilizer Formulation for Cannabis Using Peters 20-10-20

May 4, 2012

The following is a simple fertilization formula for growing cannabis in hydroculture using Peters Professional 20-10-20 ‘Peat-Lite Special’ water soluble fertilizer. This formulation has been trialed successfully in my gardens in Fafard Peat-Lite growing media. This formula can be run throughout the life cycle of the crop, from the seedling stage to finish. However, I have […]

Commercial Fertilizers Reconsidered

May 4, 2012

Growing cannabis indoors is a comparatively expensive proposition. Rent, electricity, heating, cooling, sodium-light bulbs, labor, all of these play a big role in determining the cost to produce a salable crop. Most commercial growers will agree that fertilizers are a big component of their costs as well. While most professional growers still cling to the […]

Fafard Urban Mix A 2.8 Cu. Ft. (79.3L)

April 20, 2012

Professional horticulturalists understand the importance of quality rooting media in their greenhouse operations. That’s why for over a century they’ve turned to Fafard mixes. Fafard Urban Mix “A” is composed of Peat/Perlite and contains a natural wetting agent, mycorrhizal fungi, dolomite lime and a light nutrient charge. Fafard Urban Mix “A” is a professional grade […]

A Hydroponic Fertilizer Formulation for Cannabis Using Peters 5-11-26

April 20, 2012

The following is a simple fertilization formula for growing cannabis in hydroculture using Peters Professional 5-11-26 “Hydroponic Special” water soluble fertilizer. This formulation has been run successfully in my gardens for several years in several types of rooting media. This formula is intended to be run throughout the life cycle of the crop, from the […]

Cannabis Seedlings in Tree Seedling Pots ~ My Results at 30 Days

March 23, 2012

Cannabis plants grown from seed develop a large taproot which is shaped much like a turnip.  Growing this crop in containers of the right size and shape can improve plant vigor and yields. Standard 10X20 nursury trays have long been the standard gear sold to cannabis gardeners. The individual cells in these trays are roughly […]