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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 […]

Cannabis Ruderalis Project and Considerations in Controlling Fertilizer Rates and Delivery

January 17, 2013

Cannabis is generally considered a short-day plant, that is to say that the plant will flower as the days grow shorter and nights grow longer. Some Cannabis varieties that originate from high northern latitudes are adapted to longer day lengths and will begin to produce flowers very early in the season even as day length […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Flower Bud Induction in Cannabis Using Mono Potassium Phosphate (00-52-34)

March 23, 2012

I have completed several trials using mono potassium phosphate (00-52-34) as a flower bud inducer in cannabis crops. The product is known as Peak and is from ICL based in Israel. This product gives me a simultaneous increase in both phosphorus and potassium with virtually nothing else. I’ve read the spec sheet and it is […]