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  1. Mong-U-Mental progress

    From the album Summer 2019

  2. Zkittles root ball repotting

    From the album Summer 2019

  3. Im growing in a soil based mix in large breathable fabric pots in a poly tunnel outdoors. The plants are growing fine but I'm struggling with the water consumption. 2 of the pots are already filled pretty much to the top so I will only mulch them a couple of inches. The other pot was only ever roughly half filled. I would like to be able to give this a much deeper mulch closer to 6". Im worried that burying the main stem by 6" may cause problems, will it root in to the medium or would it cause rot in the stem? There is lots of airflow around the base of the plant and it has a very healthy thick stem. Any ideas or help would be great.
  4. Zkittles fem progress

    From the album Summer 2019

  5. White widow x Big bud training progress

    From the album Summer 2019

  6. Hello, me again. But this time gonna be quick.Been using PLAGRON GROW MIX and it is amazing, and now ordered PLAGRON LIGHTMIX by mistake...GROWMIX fertilized for 3 weeks, was amazing for my autogrow...LIGHTMIX fertilized for 1 week only...What cheap and organic to put into that lightmix to avoid fertilization untill flowering kicks in?Another quick question...I have almost full bottle of PLAGRON TERRA BLOOM and ordered PLAGRON GREEN SENSATION ( amazing stuff too ), was thinking about PLAGRON SUGAR ROYAL, but then I saw MOLASSES for 3 pounds at local healthy shop, it's from nature and 5 times cheaper, what would you guys advice? Thanks in advance
  7. Euforia auto

    From the album Passionate dutch girls

    © bluntz27

  8. Hey everyone..not sure if correct section as planning on using soil but seen other posting about autopots in here so thought I'd do the same I'm sure someone can move it if in the incorrect place So im planning on geting a autopots system but never used one before and could do with some advice ,wanted to use soil and organic nutes as think I read they have a autopots system for organic nute .. will this be ok has anyone done this? Has anyone used the fabric pot system and is it any better? ..Iv read a few times now to put couple inches of pebbles in the bottom but will the fabric pots help even more to prevent root problems? ..Or do you just end up having to refill res more often because of evaporation and end up fighting humidity ?.. If I do use organic bottle nutes is it ok to just mix nutes as normally would when hand watering in soil put in res with a oxy stone and good to go? Any advice would be great thanks
  9. New Product Just in!! https://www.gro-zone.co.uk/product/ecothrive-eco-life-organic-potting-soil-40l/ After a few requests here on UK420, we are now proudly stocking Ecothrive Eco-Life Potting Soil. Ecothrive & Indoor Organics have teamed up to bring you Eco-Life, a new supercharged potting soil for growers that want the very best for their plants. 100% organic living soil, crafted from natural ingredients in small batches to enable growers of all abilities to grow healthy and productive plants. Eco-Life contains everything a plant needs from seed to harvest, fully loaded with the basic nutrition required for full term growth, with minimal additional inputs required. No deficiencies, no lockouts, no burn… Just perfect beautiful vigorous plants. All you need to do is keep it moist, and use enough soil for the size of plant, it couldn’t be easier. Plant something. Water it. Watch it grow. Organic full cycle nutrition UK made living organic soil Perfect soil structure and aeration Bursting with biology Eco-friendly production process No animal by-products Suitable for beginners and experienced growers What makes Eco-Life different? Eco-Life is a real soil, made with compost and other natural inputs to replicate what happens in nature. It is based on a thriving microbial population to make nutrients available to the plants just when they need it. Healthy plants lead to happy growers, and you will be delighted with the results you can achieve with little more than a pot of soil, some water and basic amendments. No longer do you need to mix up several feeds for different plants, just develop a good watering technique to maintain the optimal soil conditions and you will be amazed at the quality that can be produced. Eco-Life soil is different to traditional bagged soils and soilless substrates. You do not need to feed your plants with a liquid nutrient formula each time you water, the nutrition is already loaded into the soil, you just need to help the microbes make it available. The basics is just to use good quality water, applied in a sensible manner, and allow the plant to take control. We have created a blend of naturally sourced inputs that replicates a humus rich fertile soil. All of the ingredients we use are multi-nutritional and offer growth stimulating benefits to maximise plant health, vigour and immunity and by mixing in a range of long, medium and short release ingredients, Eco-Life gives plants everything they need from seed until harvest. We have done all the work in advance to charge the compost with our special blend of amendments, and mixed with premium grade peat and just the right amount of perlite, to give growers a high quality organic soil that can be used straight out of the bag. At the end of the plants life it will begin to mature naturally, with no need to ‘flush’ in conventional terms. If no additional feeds were added during the grow then there is nothing to remove from the soil, the plant will just stop feeding when it is finished and slow down it’s processes until ready to harvest. There is no need to heavily flood the soil or using any flushing agents. Perfect soil structure By blending a custom mix of coarse and fine Irish Sphagnum Peat Moss with just enough Perlite, we have developed the soil to have the perfect structure for good water retention whilst maintaining optimal aeration. It will hold water well to reduce run off but also minimise the chance of overwatering due to good aeration. This enhances optimal root development and aerobic conditions for good microbes. It all starts with the perfect soil structure! Bursting with biology Without bacteria and fungi your soil is dead, and we need this beneficial biology to bring it to life! The millions of microbes in your soil is what unlocks the nutrition from the raw materials and without them nothing can grow. We have developed our own supercharged compost to kick start the life we need for healthy soils. Compost is the key to healthy soil and we’ve got it covered! No animal by-products The easiest way to add fast nutrition to a soil mix is with slaughterhouse waste products such as blood, bone, hoof, horn, or feather meals, but these sources come from intensively reared animals fed on animal feeds often supplemented with GMO grains. These animal by-products often contain growth hormones or antibiotics; contaminants we certainly don’t want in our gardens. We have higher standards than this and prefer to only use clean sourced natural inputs. We will never use any slaughterhouse products in our mix! Eco-friendly production process Our soil is blended and bagged in the UK and all of our inputs come from sustainable sources so you can be sure every effort is taken to protect the planet in the making and mixing of Eco-Life. We are fully transparent with all sources and investigate all inputs back to origin before approving them for our production process. There probably isn’t a more sustainable way to grow without having to go to the lengths we have! What’s in it? Eco-Life contains Irish Sphagnum Peat Moss, Perlite, Thermophilic Compost, Worm Castings, Mealworm Frass (Charge), Neem Cake, Kelp (seaweed) meal, Crustacean meal, Volcanic Rockdust, Gypsum, Magnesium Limestone & Humic and Fulvic Acids (Nutrimate). Loaded with organic nutrition, these natural inputs supercharge the compost. Some more info on what we use in Eco-Life and why… Kelp Meal Our kelp meal comes from the species Ascophyllum nodosum and contains a broad spectrum of minerals – over 60 trace elements that your plants need for a fully nutritional diet. Kelp also contains valuable natural plant growth hormones including; cytokinins to help drive cell division and speed up growth, indoles for faster root development, auxins and gibberellins for assisting the mobility of essential nutrients. Probably the best overall organic soil amendment known to man! Neem Cake Neem is ideal for soil fertility due to being a nutrient accumulator itself, with deep reaching roots, pulling up nutrition from down below the soil surface where other plants can’t reach. Neem is rich in N,P & K, as well as calcium and magnesium and also has a good effect against soil pests and pathogens. Crustacean Meal Another multi-nutritional input, our crustacean meal is 100% Krill and offers N, P, K as well as good levels of calcium, magnesium and sulphur to really help bring out the flavour in the product. It is full of Essential Fatty Acids (Omega/EFA’s) which are beneficial microbial foods. Most importantly, Krill meal is the most sustainable crustacean input because the harvesting of Krill from the ocean gets virtually zero bycatch and is only taken from regenerative fishing zones. Worm Castings We add worm castings to Eco-Life to bring a more source of beneficial soil microbes into our mix. We use castings from an outdoor worm farm, where the worms are allowed to feed naturally on a diet of animal manure and fruit pulp, the is quality unbeatable. Also containing useful amounts of NPK as well as micronutrients, our worm castings really help bring the soil to life. Basalt Volcanic Rock Dust or Basalt is also another source for diverse trace minerals and for it’s high silica content. Silica is essential for optimal plant health and vigour but is often lacking from soil mixes. Having a good Silica content in your soil will allow plants to grow big and strong, with thick stems and branches to support heavy yields. Compost This is the magic ingredient that makes everything else work – the engine room of the soil mix. We supercharge our thermophilic compost before blending into the soil to maximise nutritional and microbe diversity. It brings in the bacteria and fungi required to break down the other inputs and make nutrients available to the plants. Gypsum Not only does gypsum bring additional calcium and sulphur for improved aroma and flavour development but it also conditions the soil by improving water penetration and reducing water logging. Mealworm Frass (Ecothrive Charge) Boosting nitrogen, potassium and phosphorus, as well as providing a good dose of beneficial microbes, the addition of mealworm castings naturally charges up our soil mix. As a secondary benefit, frass contains mealworm skins and body parts, these are a good source of chitin which activates the plant immune response and elevates its defences. Nutrimate Humus is the final product of decomposition, and is rich in humic and fulvic acids. Nutrimate is a natural mined deposit of ancient vegetation that has a high humic and fulvic acids content. These key fractions are great at chelating nutrients making them easy for plants to uptake, as well as stimulating microbial activity and improving plant health and root growth. How do I use it? To get the full benefits of using Eco-Life, we recommend using approximately 160-200L per 1.2m2. We highly recommend using 1 x 40L bag per pot, with 4 x 40L pots per 1.2m2. Other pot sizes will also work, as long as you get the soil volume to area on point. For example; 2 x 80L pots, 6 x 30L pots, 9 x 20L pots, or one big 200L bed would all be suitable. Of course, if you want to learn more about what our soil is, why it’s different and what we make it with then please get in touch with Indoor Organics or Ecothrive. We are working hard to change the way growers think about the materials they use and in turn grow better plants, easier and more cost effectively than ever before!
  10. Good morning to you all. 3 1/2 weeks into my Fast Buds grow - 2 x Blue Dream'matic & 2 Mexican Airlines. Gorilla Shorty Tent 3 x 3 x 5.8 Grow Northern Telos 0008 [Supplementary GN HS1 + HLG 100 QB should either or both be required at flowering stage.] Phresh 6" Hyperfan + CarboAir 50 carbon filter. Soil grow with 70/30 mix of Biobizz All Mix & Biobizz Light Mix. [15l Root Pouches] Ecothrive Charge & Biosys -[Will add Biobizz Bloom or Molasses once flowering commences.] At day 26 with all the plants - due to my daft decision to grow 4 in a small space I've experimented with fimming on 1 and topping on another - all 4 have had some defoliation in order to open up the budsites. Will keep you posted on a regular basis. Any advice most welcome. Ciao 4 now, Harry
  11. So Ive been using canna tera pro and bio bizz all mix. Im about to fill eight 45cm pots and not looking forward to shelling out the price... so much so Ive even contemplated going hydro ! Thinking it might be cheaper in the long run and less hassle but have since leaned more on sticking with soil. Ive noted places like BandQ selling soils much cheaper I did once in my early days use some Westland Veg Soil of some kind and I think it was ok I didn't yield well but it was my first go on a entry level setup. My worry with even trying it again is the fact there usually stored outside and the risk of pests and so on scares me especially given the spring season upon us...is this a legitimate worry or am I just being paranoid? Ultimately are these premium soils really giving us that much benefit to be almost double sometimes triple the price even when using the same good quality nutes? Can anyone recommend a soil that I can just pick up from a garden centre and have had good solid stable results? I have looked at the threads on all this theres mountains of them been tested it seems....And Im a bit lost. Any input much appreciated.
  12. Hi all, I have a question that I can't seem to find the answer to on the usual search engine searches ..... I recently planted 2 seeds .... 1 has come out perfectly looking and going great... The other I fear has had an issue with damping off.... I see a white spot on the stem and it just generally doesn't look a healthy plant ... From what I can gather the plant isn't going to make a recovery therefore I have taken it out of the tent. My question is ... The soil the seedling was in is this now contaminated ? If I plant another seed in the same soil am I going to risk the same thing happening ? Thanks for the help CannaZ123
  13. Hey there, Nice to meet you all and say hello, unfortunately my first post is a bit if a call for help! So got a bit of a multi grow going on and one plant in particular is looking a little unhappy. Group shot we have clockwise from top left, #Dinafem blue Kush auto #1(the unhappy one), Critical auto, blue kush #2 and finally a Dinafem CBD auto. The BK #1 os growing in biobizz allmix as are the other two. BK#2 is in jacks magic with perlite. Alll are at week five from germ and on their second feed of plantmagic grow at 1ml/L they all have been getting until first feed silicone, root stim, maxicrop and Ecothrive Biosys. Stopped the boosters when the feed started. My water is hard, 7.8 to 8.4ph. Temps at 22 root and 27 canopy. 400W mh switched to hps last week Here are some closer photos of the particular plant. I thought that it was nute burn splashed onto the lower leaves when watering but had them out for a closer look in normal light and this one has damaged leaves all around the lower base. Any thought on what deficiency this may be? Started under 400w hps/ Basically the mh was 400w, temps were a little low (22deg C) so moved to 600W dual spec hps. Better temp and more light? Feeding started at week four so two feeds ago at half strength. Apparently they are light feeders? They are now at Thanks for the help. So doesn't look like hardness as I am at the bottom end of the scale.. My water is apparently 272ppm, so not super hard.. PH is 7.2 of water inc nutes. Runoff is 6.8. Tap water is 7.3 out the tap after sitting for 24hrs. I guess I could try a soil pH kit? Could is be lack of nutrients as I left feeding of the bk1 a little late? Also feed recommended at 2-4ml L and I started on 1ml/L? Failing that should I switch to the bloom nutes as they have a much broader spectrum of nutrients. Manganese iron etc I have a feeling its just hungry?
  14. i have brought biobizz All mix potting soil and some light mix potting soil and have some Canna coco professional soil i was told just to use the Canna soil but someone else told me to use the biobizz one
  15. OK, I'm planning to switch from living soil to something a bit more cost-effective. Growing only one or two autos indoors. I've thought about using H&G Batmix, mixing in some worm shit and going with a basic Biobizz Try pack, possibly with ES on stand-by. The problem is the cost. I'm pretty sure there are growers out there doing it for a fraction of the price. Does anyone have an economical solution? I just discovered Vertafort - dead cheap. Anyone use it?
  16. So need some help not sure what to do! Noticed some mould in the tops of the pots of the soil can kinda see it in the images below! Should I harvest the plants as they still smell good no signs of mould yet and about 90% cloudy. Or should I wait the few extra days - week they and not worry so much about the mould in the soil? Maybe its the biosys I used early on? Don't want to lose my grow! Any help appreciated im pranging out can't see much info about mould spots in the soil though
  17. Hello sisters and brothers. I start an ultraorganic crop. Without growshop products. Only lentils and canary seed, to create rooting. Spirulina, Peruvian maca, brewer's yeast, molasses, nori seaweed, neutral gelatin, and banana tea, to make various fertilizers. Propolis as fungizide and lemon juice to lower the ph. I will use Atazyme de Atami and Cal & Mag from Advanced nutriens for watering moments only with water. The water is osmotized with pH 8.2, which low with lemon juice up to 6.0 / 6.2. With ec's 0.002. The substrate is Atami Light Mix soil. In pots of 7 liters, in indoor of 80x80 with hps 400W. Ventilation and extraction. That's all folks.
  18. bubbas gift H.S.O.

    From the album odds n sods

    was impressed by this lady, only 1 as originaly only to fill a space, 3oz and 13 grams bone dry stem snaps clean etc nice dense solid bud nice smoke but wait till its cured a bit, put the 3oz on cure so happy camper.
  19. Hey there, Nice to meet you all and say hello, unfortunately my first post is a bit if a cry for help! So got a bit of a multi grow going on and one plant in particular is looking a little unhappy. Group shot we have clockwise from top left, #Dinafem blue Kush auto #1(the unhappy one), Critical auto, blue kush #2 and finally a Dinafem CBD auto. The BK #1 os growing in biobizz allmix as are the other two. BK#2 is in jacks magic with perlite. Alll are at week five from germ and on their second feed of plantmagic grow at 1ml/L they all have been getting until first feed silicone, root stim, maxicrop and Ecothrive Biosys. Stopped the boosters when the feed started. My water is hard, 7.8 to 8.4ph. Temps at 22 root and 27 canopy. 400W mh switched to hps last week Here are some closer photos of the particular plant. I thought that it was nute burn splashed onto the lower leaves when watering but had them out for a closer look in normal light and this one has damaged leaves all around the lower base. Any thought on what deficiency this may be?
  20. I have a slight issue if anyone can help!? Have you ever had your roots grow out the top of the soil? My pots are absolutely packed with roots can see them everywhere under drain holes etc, and now coming out the top, but not like 1 or 2 root heads, its like a full cobweb of roots slowly appearing, i have been reading its a sign pots to small but damn im in 10L pots and they’re ament to be autos?! Any advice? Already at 28” tall start of week 5 been in flower for one week, any idea how tall they could get little worried im going to have plants touching the ceiling soon!
  21. Hi all hope every one is good an well an I’d like to take this time to firstly introduce myself I’m 80s-lad so ok here goes I thinking of making a return to growing my own as there’s so much shit around it braces my heart a lot has changed since I last tested my green fingers (2007) so advice is what I’m looking for an any would be much appreciated so I’ve found me a small space 900mm x 1100mm by 2400 tall pots an soil oil is my previous background but my method has changed drastically Ie , feeds have been reformulated (Mother Earth grow an bloom) an soils seem to of been played with (canna terra pro plus) which resulted in a lot of what I think to be ph issues on my last venture so I thinking it time to introduce my green fingers to the way things work in the future (or that’s how it feels) so im after some suggestions/ideas on a nice simple set up to try/use ie soil (if this is advices) coco’s willma’s nft Systems to go in the small space I like the way 60/40 sounds (drip,Wilma) but have very limited hydro knowledge so im open to an advice an it would need a lot i have a few bits to build my room 600watt light (spudnik air cooled shade) Limatek ballast Sunmaster 600watt Metal HalId an a 600watt osram sun t 5inch rvk out an 4inch rvk in an climavator controler (think the controller needs updating) aswell as a 5inch Carbon filter my room will be finished very soon so any ideas please get involved
  22. Hi all, running Coco, I usually feed with a consistent pH of 5.9. Doing some studies into Nitrogen and it's major component chlorophyll I came across some range charts. I've previously seen people use Cal Mg with Coco, this would tell me I'm dropping both to potentially zero on feeds. With this in mind, I noticed a 5.9 pH feed actually prohibits the absorption of other compounds. Would it be good practice to range the feeds at 5.9 then 6.5 (progress or at the very least repeatably) to ensure the full range is taken? Any experience on this welcome.