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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 […]