OK, you've been reading the Organic Threads and have decided to make up some Organic Tea for your plants.
How do you do it - Here's how: There are two ways
Get a clean container ( a bucket, a pail or large jug ), add a gallon of unchlorinated water, pour in what ever manure you intend to use. Bubble it with a cheap aquarium air pump / air stone for two days. Turn off pump, let settle for one
Triacontanol, is a natural plant growth stimulant found in alfalfa. You can buy alfalfa at a pet store, feed store or even at Wally World.
Alfalfa is a very common animal feed, lots of people feed it to their rabbits, sheep, goats, horses..etc..
Put a cup of it in an old sock, bash it with a hammer or brick, drop it in a bucket & add one gallon of water. Let it sit for (3) days.
While I'm here I've got a quick update that may be of interest to you guys.
Around my garden there is lots of sphagnum moss growing wild so I've been doing some reading and it's most interesting stuff. Kind of like perlite mostly but with a ph 6.5 and built in cal/mag.
So I decided I had to try it and I'm a bit staggered by the results so far. Hence this update.
Got some pics, but the spec is that the plant is now 21 days old and is sitting in my normal soil mix + 20% sphag moss
A thought occurred to me with regard to needhelp's question on my choice of methods and the reasons behind those choices. Maybe it will help you guys to understand my system a little better and assist in forming your own setups.
The biggest breakthrough I ever made in terms of pc case growing was nothing to do with cultivation techniques. I realised that I could get by with modest amounts of weed. In fact when I thought about it, a gram a day was actually more than enough. Once I knew