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  1. Hi Everyone, this year I’m thinking about doing my first outside green house grow. I have only ever grown in tents with lights before so I have a couple of questions. Seeds Can I please get a couple of recommendations for seeds please, I live in the south east UK. The green house is about 7-8 ft high at the top of the apex. preferably something not too smelly, the neighbours are always blazing away in their garden so probably wouldn’t notice anyway but obviously I’d rather they didn’t know. High yielding would be nice. Should I use auto flowering? Ive never tried autos before. When would you put them out if using autos? when would you put them out if using normal seeds? Spiders There is a couple of big spiders in there, one of them I’m sure is a false widow. I was going to clear all the spiders out but then thought maybe I should leave them as they might kill any insects so your thoughts on that would be much appreciated. If I only get one bit of feedback from all that then I would love a recommendation on the strain. Thanks a lot guys
  2. Hello folks and happy new year! Devastated to have learned I'm now experiencing my first bout of thrips. Got a clone delivered two weeks ago that appears to have brought them in. Sadly i'm just starting week 6 flower! Please don't tell me to bin the crop I've purchased some Dr Zymes as it's seemingly totally safe during flower? Can i spray it ON the flowers as I'm reading they also like to hide out in the flowers? If not, any other suggestions? Thanks in advance!
  3. Greetings all, problem is, i have a mole looting around underground dangerously close to my herb, he'a already taken out one of my Grabba plants (tobacco), anybody know of a good humane way of making mole move far away from my yard? If i would have known i would have lined the holes with wire mesh, but i didn't know he would come. I know you can buy mole thumpers that go in the ground and require fat-ass batteries, but they pricey. Some say ferrets, but thats not an option for me. I don't wanna kill it or hurt it in any way, so sensible suggestions only please. Also what about if it has a family in my spot, surely it ain't gonna leave all behind if it's set up home in my yard, mmmm!? SubSpecies
  4. Hi all, Doing a check of the plant I’ve encountered these very small bright yellow things on the undersides of my leaves, I’ve managed to rub them off incredibly easy, but obviously want to prevent them returning. Has anyone encountered these before? as always thank you guys in advance!
  5. Hey 420 Please help, my plants have been under the weather for the last few days, so today I decided to test some run off to see is ph was ok..... I flushed some ph adjusted water though the pots and I was a bit bummed it came out reading 6.7. I’m growing in coco and aim for 5.8 6.2. Any hoo after draining the runoff I notice little small white things popping/jumping about in the runoff.. I’ve been researching and it looks like I have springtails!! Ok so it says they’re harmless, don’t panic! But wait..... there’s more! At even closer inspection I can see tiny tiny translucent worms wriggling about in there as well... internet suggests fungus gnat larvae... Thing is I have no gnats in my garden, well except 2 that we’re caught on sticky traps couple weeks ago.... I have at least 10 traps dotted about and they’re all clean?? I see nothing of the above on top of the soil.... they must just be inside my pots? can anyone please help me get rid of these things... any suggestions what I can do to kill them off and return my garden to full health? Thanks guys
  6. Springtails

    From the album Pests IV come across

    Zoomed in spring tail I caught
  7. Hey everyone So as the title says what preventive action do you take to keep pests at bay in your mother room? Particularly interested in the organic options to keep mites away but all regimes welcome How often,what do you use,method of use & for what reasons you use them? Or do you just treat when notice problems ? I'm thinking of using neem cake in soil & a regularly spray (not decided what spray)......At the moment I don't use any, I just treat when pops up which has happen a couple times in last few years
  8. Hello community, i kinda feel stupid for asking as im sure this is probably a very common problem but im unsure what my options are, iv noticed a couple of my outdoor, greenhouse pots have little black flies in them (im guessing gnats from a little research). Are they damaging? If so how bad? The ones noticed them in most are around 1 week into flowering (autos) can they be treated? Etc etc much appreciate any advice guys!
  9. Good Morning Guys, hope everyones well! I flipped my tent over to flower last week and checked last night and noticed some insect damage to a few of my plants. I have 9 in total of 3 strains and the insects have been on atleast 4 of the plants. I didnt actually get to see an insect in action even though I looked, but i did see a small orange larvae crawling around on one of the plants if this helps identification. Ill attach pictures below to show you the damage theyve caused but I want to nip the problem now early in flower before they start attacking the flowers!! The Temperature in the tent is around 80Farenheit with RH around 45%. There is good ventilation in the tent so I am not sure what could have caused this. As Always any and all help will be appreciated!
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    For information and query’s regarding INTENSE NUTRIENTS GO, GO+ this is the place to be.
  11. Hi, Has anyone experience of Agrothrin Dusting Powder? From what I gather it is a powder that you put on top of your medium to insulate the plant from root insects etc. Is this safe to use as a layer on top of clay pebbles over a DWC res? I would suppose it may seep down and contaminate DWC reservoir? Cheers
  12. Hello, Some sort of insect has been munching on my leaves. Its only a few leaves at the moment, and I cannot see any insects on the leaves stem, but I am wondering if I am better to cut the leaves off in case of eggs etc. I'm thinking the cost of the leaf to the plant is worth the risk of more insects (eggs on leaf, although I cant see any). Appreciate the community's thoughts? Cheers
  13. Hi guys. First timer here. I noticed the tell tale silvery looking leaves and after thinking it was a DEF at first I now know it’s thrips. I’m in the uk so can’t get hold of Spinosad. People say use soap and water but not sure what to use to be honest and iv seen photos of some people half killing their crop. I’m in soil and keeping it around 25.c with 55%rh. Iv been trawling the web for about 5 hours to prepare for today’s assault on them and just want a decent way of fighting them. I watched the guy on YouTube talking about using cinnamon and wondered if anybody had any luck with that. I have some flying/crawling bug spray killer which I was thinking about just spraying around the room briefly. My plants are in veg and I would wash down after half an hour or so just Incase. Has anybody tried that ? I have blue sticky paper coming tomorrow as they are attracted to blue, and going to use double sided sticky tape on the main stem to catch them on the way up but would the spray harm the plants ??? new to the site and not sure how to upload pictures from my iPhone ?
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    From the album 2018 Dinafem Outdoor Grow Diary Comp

    Aphids. Blasted them off with jet spray mix of garlic and ecover washing up liquid.
  15. Hey All, This is a first time grow. I have 3 plants in a 60cm x 60cm set up. They are Purple Bud from Sensi Seed. Size of strain is meant to be small (so suitable for the compact area). Since first germination to today it has been 43 Days. Grown in soil medium, approx 20 litres. LED 400W The plants are on a 18/ 8 light cycle. Temperature 20-25 celcius (25 day, 20 night); constant CF extraction and a small fan blowing indirectly at one of the sides of the grow tent. Relative Humidity is 55% They were given Nutirents for the first time 1 week ago (only for 3-4 days) PH has been constant at 6.2. I wasn't happy with the nutrients and became worried that they were getting nitrogen toxicity, there was also some tiny yellow/ brown dots appearing on a few leaves; so I dumped the resevoir and flushed them out with PH6.2. They started to go very yellow. The number of spots increased, and then the size of them grew. Since the flush, I have limited their watering, but given them a small amount with nutrients again (this has improved their colour). I have also pulled up the lights, although it was always 18 inches away. I removed a C02 bag that I put in there around the same time as the Nutes. I have also become worried that this could be a pest problem > I have been unable to find any pests (top and underneath of leaves). Attached are some photos of the plants, and close ups of one of the leaves. Any advice would be welcome. I have some mite spray on hand, should this been the diagnosis. Slysir.
  16. Hi, so im not new to growing but in the past year i have been under attack by some sort of pest i cant identify or even see (just the damage it does). Basically it only happens in the 3rd to 5th week of veg and as the new sprouting leaves open up they look like they have been eaten by a Caterpillar or something, mainly at the base of the leaves but as the problem increases almost all the leaf is missing as it grows into full size. There is nothing i can see on the leaves or plants anywhere no bugs or flying insects. I had thrips and got rid of them with a sulphur burner, this worked on the thrips but didnt seem to touch whatever it is destroying the new leaves. And it is only the new leaves, old growth is not affected and looks healthy. So far I have only had this problem in the mid to late stages of veg. Only some strong insecticide worked, only after setting my grow back almost 3 weeks.... Has anybody else had these pests? If so what are they and how do i prevent them? indoor grow in soil with organic nutrients. (my friend seem o think it may be a mutation of the tobacco virus sometimes carried by thrips, but this confuses me when the sulphur works on the thrips but not the other things...) heres a couple photos anyway.... http://www.uk420.com/boards/index.php?/gallery/image/460279-new-unidentified-pest/
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    From the album Mrnugz

  18. My eyesight is going a bit these days and despite inspecting the plants very closely, especially around the base of the leaves etc. I can't find the culprits anywhere. I've subsequently given them a good spray with Cannacure so hopefully that's killed whatever it is or at least made the plants a little less tasty. Does anyone have any ideas as to what might be causing the damage.
  19. Quick Question..... What do you do with leaf miners? Do you just squeeze the leaf...... or remove the damaged area of leaf..... or remove the whole leaf.... or use pesticides?
  20. Hi guys. I'm a newbie. How goes it? I wondered if if anyone has used thieves oil (combination of essential oils - clove, lemon, eucalyptus, cinnamon, and rosemary)? I've used it in a diffuser glass, in high humidity, with success but I may have been lucky. I want to use an exhale bag, but wonder if the thieves oil will destroy the fungal activity in the bag or not. It's a sealed room. Any thoughts would be much appreciated. Cheers !!
  21. Hello everyone! I hope you are all well and nicely stoned! I have been having a list of never ending problems that i am just starting to get past but just cant quite clear the end of it. A short time ago i done built a whole new grow room out of wood. The idea was to make the most of my spare space and improve some of my equipment. For those of you interested in knowing more about the spec just check this link and you will get the run down... https://www.uk420.com/boards/index.php?showtopic=372839&hl= To start with i did have some clones that i had vegged up and put in the new box under the new CMH lighting. They were quite healthy to begin with but the did need a pot up but nothing major... Its worth mentioning that in the same room i have 2 tents with plants in with no problems. One mother tent with no real problems, and a 60cm squre tent with a 150w mh. Both no problems. I vegged them up for about 4 weeks or so and they had barley grown. They hated the environment. I also had really bad problems with fungus gnats and i put the problems down to that as it was really bad and nothing worked in getting rid of them. I used gnat off, multitude of sprays, smoke bombs, and gnat nix (recycled ground glass on top 4” of pot to stop them reproducing). Nothing made a blind bit of difference, i even let the pots dry out to the point they nearly started to wilt before i watered to stop the larvae. No hope so i decided to let the plants die in the pot as they were clearly not going to produce anything worth the time judging by the 3” growth in about 4 weeks. After they all died in their pots i cleared out my growing space and sprayed everything down with multiple pesticides about 4 times, let of smoke bombs daily for about a week and half. Ok i chalked them up to the fungus gnats which i thought was funny as they aren’t the most harmful pests but i had a lot of them. In the mean time i had started some seeds as i wanted to do some pheno hunting and hopefully find a stud male. I cracked 10 x Yeti OG F3 from loompa farms and 5 white OG from karma genetics. They were going with no problem or hiccup in the 60cm tent under the 150 MH. I eventually repotted them and put them in the wooden box under the CMH bulbs... After about a day they had all drooped heavily and looked like they were on their way out. I thought it might be the light intensity as temps were fine so i turned one of the CMH bulbs off and checked regularly. Temps stayed fine but still, no joy as they just got worse if anything. They had stayed droopy as fuck and started loosing colour from the bottom upwards for about 4 days before i decided to see what would happen if i put them under normal MH lighting as that was the biggest change from their previous environment in which they were flourishing and healthy. I put in a normal 400W mh light and went to work. I cam back 8 hours later to find all my plants not drooping and looking about 60% better. I was and still am puzzled as to why this is was, but i was just happy to see i still had plants that could recover and i could still have a decent phenol hunt. Thought i was out of the woods but the gnats managed to come back but have so far not been as bad as before and i have been adding liquid oxy /oxy plus and gnat off to the water to hopefully kill any larvae. Any way the plants started to droop again i noticed so i got chatting to a few good pals that also grow as i was growing tired and hoped a fresh eye to the situation would help... it did as they got me to check my humidity and it was low at around 25% and in all my other tents it was about 40% - 45%. I got a large bowl of water and left out and the humidity rose to around 30% and the next day they had started to go back to normal. Since then i have brought 2 humidifiers to run in there during lights on to raise humidity, they work and the plants are mostly happy and all new growth looks good on most of them, a couple look a little rough still but nothing to far gone. I am also going to line the box with plastic silver or white sheeting to hopefully stop the wood drawing too much humidity out of the air. Now the thing i need your help on is the fact i have noticed that my plants are still drooping in the last 3-4 hours of their day and i cant work out why as the next morning after their 6hrs darkness they are all perked back up and look healthy. But they look like shit for the last few hours. I have just potted up 10 Sour Power OG from karma genetics and put in the environment a day or 2 ago now and these plants don’t droop in the last few hours of the day as you will be able to see in the pictures. Any suggestions on why this is or what is causing it. All plants are in hand watered coco, and under 2 x 400w MH lights with lights on tmeps around 25c-27c. Any advice on plant drooping, humidity, gnat management would be great as these are all new problems from me. Thanks in advanced for reading and trying to help with my problems, i know it was a long read and appreciate any and all help as i just need things to get back on track as i have run out of bud a good while ago and don’t want to waste any more time, electricity or plants. Manny Thanks Fatcalyx
  22. Hey guys, This is the PM this year not sure whether its abit behind other peoples Pm's. I have also noticed it has yellow dots on the leaves which is pests! Is their any possible way to remove the pests from the plant or stop them completely! I am wondering if it will finish in time before the cold weather kicks in, I heared that you can add potash in vedge? What will that do? Peace!
  23. Today I've noticed white and yellow spots on leaves, which I don't recognize as a sickness or some nutrient problem. I think it could be thrips, although I could be mistaken, as I couldn't spot any with a magnifying glass. Maybe its too early to spot them yet. I havent had any problems with pests yet. So I'm very worried. I made a gallery and will update it accordingly. I have 10 plants. Half of them are effected by these white and yellow spots. Please let me know comrades!
  24. Nasty little things those Fungus gnats, irritating and burrowing little beggars. Tried everything and just could not seem to eradicate the little nuisances, I Tried the sprays and suchlike, all the name brands and to absolutely no avail. Despite all my efforts it appeared I was stuck with them.. Until I tried Nematodes.. I can't recommend them enough, despite being hesitant myself at first I finally decided it was time to try.. they are so easy to use, simply add to water and spray affected areas and medium, BOOM in just a few days Nothing...Serenity, Peace at last. There was no unpleasantness and they were effective almost immediately. So If you're sat there reading this and wondering whether the nematodes may be beneficial to you, rest assured they will my friend