Is the straw bale being run like hydro, the way strawberries are done? In Canada its less hassle to grow drug strains than hemp now. I buy hemp seed to eat but would rather grow my own.Growing well in central mass. These are hemp plants, completely legal both federal and state......
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The little pot is intended to go to seed. I'll do a silver nitrate treatment of them inside when they get a bit bigger. I also have one in a straw bail that is even bigger.
I keep loaches and new world cichlids they both do a number on snails. Check out “anoxic filter” it is passive, basically a basket of kitty litter. The clay adsorbs ammonia ions and heterotrophic bacteria convert the ammonia to N2 gas in the anoxic environment. The gas escapes to the atmosphere instead of accumulating in the water as nitrate ions. Compared to standard biofilters it is a game changer.Nice water source you have there and the fish are always fun.
Fish thriving is also a good sign of a balanced aquatic environment.
My two tanks also have aquatic snails, which go forth and multi-ply...very prolific. lol
I originally just wanted to grow some hemp for CBD but could not find out how to do it legally and finding seeds to use , short of buying 1000.Is the straw bale being run like hydro, the way strawberries are done? In Canada its less hassle to grow drug strains than hemp now. I buy hemp seed to eat but would rather grow my own.
There is a program for legal hemp growing but you have to register, use pre approved cultivars, and submit to inspection. Because the cultivars have been bred to produce <0.3% thc there is also very little cbd. The medicinal value of older varieties is much higher, and what is currently being bred as cbd plants would far surpass it. Then you cannot use the flower or extracts, only seed and fibre. All this hooey for a plant that was farmed as little as two generations back. Notice hemp is completely deregulated federally in the USA now, and basically operating as a free market.I originally just wanted to grow some hemp for CBD but could not find out how to do it legally and finding seeds to use , short of buying 1000.
Nice, have a friend that grows Texada Timewarp, hoping to get a couple of clones from him next year. And ya he's usually battling the wet at the end of September as it finishes, why I've built a greenhouse this year.I grew Texada Timewarp (70/30 sativa dominant) outdoors last year on the coast and they finished mid September if I remember right. The issue here is rain, not cold.
Just remember to keep the air moving in your green house...becomes ultimately important in a wet fall....Nice, have a friend that grows Texada Timewarp, hoping to get a couple of clones from him next year. And ya he's usually battling the wet at the end of September as it finishes, why I've built a greenhouse this year.
looking good ..those are gonna be massive...I get anxious thinking about how much trimming is involved with densely leafy strains, which is why the last couple of years I have gone with just natural shaped plants and tended towards strain's with less leaf density....Those Japanese beetles are quite a pest. I catch the beetles by knocking them into a beer pitcher with an inch of water, they can’t fly away. Then crush them and make tea. It proprogates microbes that eat them. Between the tea and having barn swallows around I can at least minimize the damage.
Last year aphids showed up and I see they are back this year. We looked at one under the microscope yesterday and identified it as a Cannabis Aphid by the shape of the mandibles. I’m reading these things travelled on some cuts around the rec industry in California and Colorado. The ladybugs and spiders seem to be keeping them in check, I’m just going to let nature take its course, maybe with a little help with the garden hose. Cooler weather should slow the reproduction down, which is by clone. No surprise with all the big grows and dispensaries these days.
The GT x PCK is getting large. I was worried about the roots pulling out of the sand in a high wind so I put a t-bar post on each.
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