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Thank you very much for the Rolling tray and accessories. I love the size of the rolling tray! I can see it being very useful for many things.
Source: Thank you OMMP PIF and Rolling Paper Depot!
I will be updating with photos and recipes (doing something a bit different this year)
I hope it all goes well.
Got new glass up this year, 6' by 3' sections, 12' by 16 ' over all
Transplanted into two gallon pots today, They were a bit root bound on the one gallons. Three plants will end up in 35 gallon pots and a couple in 12 gallons.
One hundred gallons of amended soils cooking. They get turned every few days.
I've got some backup babies and have 15 more in the clonner
These will be fed with one of the tea recipes found here at pif
All Plants have been treated for powdery Mildew. I will be treating with Avid or Florimite this afternoon.
I'll do this again in late July to carry me through August and September.
I will be adding more details as the the month of May approaches and will also add some videos.
Thanks for watching.
Source: Hash Skunk (Outside Grow) 2016 (Photos) ~
From: CANNABINOID CARBOXYLIC ACIDS THCA AND CBDA: THEIR POTENTIAL FUNCTIONS, APPLICATIONS, AND METHODS OF EXTRACTION
CANNABINOID CARBOXYLIC ACIDS THCA AND CBDA: THEIR POTENTIAL FUNCTIONS, APPLICATIONS, AND METHODS OF EXTRACTION
Wowza! Look what Dr Kate has been up too!
Introduction to a cold extraction method for hash oil that preserves carboxylic acid form of cannabinoids THC and CBD
By Kate Welch, Pharm.D
Heres to another round. Determined to stay Spider mite free this time, hence the new thread. The old one is contaminated...Run far away!!!
Lady bug larva battling the bugs!
Source: Round 2: Fight! Aliens on Moonshine and Incredible Power - SpeedDemon Edition ~
Anyway, as I have said this is my first grow and after a lot of reasearch and then more research followed by inevitable frustration, misinformation, failures and successes- I figured I would share mainly what worked for me and call it a success!
It is a little late right now and I am getting sleepy so I hope you join me as I get you caught up to date in my process, my problems and my solutions! Please chime in with any tid bits, criticism or advice you may have as myself and every other rookie out there will appreciate it.
Here are pictures of clones day 1. Pictured back left to right, then front left to right. Xj13, northern lights #5 (died from damping off, replaced by a Chernobyl clone later) Cinderella 99 and sour diesel x lambs breath. The second picture is after a little LST. Stay tuned.
Growing cannabis outdoors is something a lot of growers either wish for or can’t wait year after year to let the sun to bathe over their babies. This year will be my first “outdoor” grow although technically I am in a greenhouse that I had constructed so I will reward myself by calling it an outdoor grow. Looking around on social media I have seen some amazing outdoor garden’s from 5 gallon patios to 200 gallon monsters. It’s now early June and most outdoor growers have had their plants out for about a month now but I went a little different
Being my first outdoor season and knowing the unpredictability of the Oregon weather I chose to go with a PVC hoop house to protect against any unforeseen storms. During the second week of May there was three days of rain and I was grateful for my planning. I transplanted my 2 ft high PineSol, Pineapple Chunk x lemon haze in a 50 gallon fabric pot I handmade. I used Down to Earth Pro Mix Soil for my vegging along with Down to Earth Bio-Live fertilizer mix. I got put on to Down to Earth product by my friend Dave at Everwood Farm in Brooks, OR. My plant was healthy right from the seed and I had topped my plant a few times and super cropped her. Along with the Down to Earth products I feed her compost tea and Epson salt along with kelp
With the PinSol transplanted I wanted to test out how a young seedling would do vegging outside in the greenhouse so I chose a mystery Indica I had gotten from my friends at Blackbird Indica Dispensary in Independence,OR. The seedling was suffering from over heating so I 10 gallon pots ready for some single colas.Mystery Indica
I gave the plants a good soak with straight out of the hose water. I was worried about any bugs or larvae in the outdoor dirt so I was hoping the chlorine would help clean the soil a little. A few days later both PineSol and Mystery Indica were reaching and having some new growth. The bottom leaves felt the effect of the chlorinated water with yellow and drying leaves. After removing a half dozen leaves their were looking alright and recovering fast. A big mistake I made was super cropping days after transplant. The branch on the east side never fully reached up like I hope. The tops are pointing up but the branch is still leaning. I will be putting cages in this week to help it with the weight and rapid growth.
Two weeks after test plants went out I wanted to add another plant to the mix so I transplant a 2 ft AK-48 into a 50 gallon fabric pot. This time I had 2 gallons ph water and a gallon of light compost tea. It’s been about a week and we have two new nodes on the AK. PineSol is on it’s 3rd new nodes and the bent branch has new tops coming from lower stem. My greenhouse is an open end and loose bottom hoop house to help with heat and ventilation . The 6 mil poly is not transparent and blocks about 30% of the light but I plan on going convertible later on in the summer. The heat gets up to 80’s and humidity around 60% but I think that’s ok especially by looking at the new growth. Plus the fabric pot will keep the soil temp low.
I’m not planning on filling up the greenhouse right away. I am starting a total of six strains from seed so I have a lot of decisions to make. I have my plants about a month behind each other to spread out harvest and these later plants will be single colas and veg much faster. So far I have PineSol, AK-48, Blue Mountain, Big Skunk, Lamb Breath. and Mystery. The Mystery and Big Skunk seeds were normal so sex to be determined.
I will be making updates later in the summer and maybe visit some other ommp grow sites and see how their outdoor grows are going. Please subscribe to my Youtube, Like me on Facebook, follow me on Twitter, and get some grow tips on Pinterest.
Moms for Marijuana International is Excited to Announce that we ARE ★ NOW taking submissions for our NEW Cannabis Quilt Panels!! Read all about it!! ♥
Unfortunately our quilt was stolen in April 2013, on its way to be displayed at the Texas Capitol Building. We were saddened by the loss of our beautiful Cannabis Quilt and Unity Panel. Our United States Panel was returned, but our Unity Panel is still missing. After assessing the damage to the U.S. Panel, (which is extensive) we've decided to retire the old panel and begin again. BIGGER AND BETTER than before!!!
You can learn more about The Original Cannabis Quilt at the following link http://www.momsformarijuana.com/the-cannabis-quilt
NOW! It’s time to rebuild the Cannabis Quilt! We hope you will join us in the reconstruction of the Cannabis Quit and Panels. An exciting major project!!
Our new and improved quilt will start with 6 major panels:
The United States Panel:
A panel representing cannabis users in the United States.
The Canada Panel:
A panel representing cannabis users in Canada.
The Mexico Panel:
A panel representing cannabis users in Mexico
If you are interested in participating in the panels above, we welcome you to sign up to submit a fabric patch for the panel you are interested at our MAIN SIGN UP link here: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30E0445A9AA2AAA8-thecannabis
ON GOING PANELS: ( these panels will continue to grow as the years go on!)
The Prisoners/Victims of the Drug War (POW/VOW) Panel:
Anyone who has been a victim, or a prisoner, of the drug war because of the World Wide Prohibition of Marijuana is welcome to have their story be represented on the Cannabis Quilt. This includes anyone who has been arrested/imprisoned for Cannabis related crimes, families that have been torn apart by child services over marijuana use, or anyone who has been killed because of the drug war, or even passed away because of lack of access to Cannabis. We welcome patches from family members and friends of the VOW/POW. The patches for this panel require a $10 Donation to help fund our efforts. Sign up by purchasing a $10 donation package through the Mom Store - https://www.wepay.com/stores/the-mom-store/item/victimprisoner-of-the-drug-war-cannabis-quilt-s-h--303968.
♥ OR: to volunteer to make the large center patch of this panel (No donation required) do so at the main sign ups above.
The Heroes Panel:
There are many heroes in this movement. People who inspire/inspired you, people who work hard every day to make sure prohibition ends! People who have done great things for what cannabis freedoms we already have! This is a panel to represent anyone you consider a marijuana hero! Please email email@example.com if you are interested in submitting a patch for the Heroes panel! ♥ OR: to volunteer to make the large center patch for The Heroes Panel please sign up at the main sign up link above.
The New Unity Panel:
This is an incredible panel all about unity in the cannabis community. ALL Cannabis/Drug Reform groups/organizations/shows/products/bands are welcome to submit a patch!
To see more about the original Unity Panel go here: http://www.momsformarijuana.org/blogs/blog1.php/unity-panel
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in submitting a patch for the Unity panel! ♥ OR: to volunteer to make the large center patch for The Unity Panel please sign up at the main sign up link above.
After you sign up, a Quilt Liaison will be in touch with instructions! Please use an email you check regularly to sign up. Communication will be on going and is key! Thank you so much! This vision would not be possible without the help of our large canna-family! Now let’s get to sewing!
Thanks you guys! You can also join the event on Facebook if you like. You can find it here: https://www.facebook.com/events/150333235171468/
But since I wrote that too.... I just copied and pasted it here.
In raw form, Cannabis leaves and the tri-chrome covered flowers are concentrated with non-psychoactive, anti-biotic, anti-fungal, anti-viral, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, immune-regulating and anti-cancer nutrient compounds including lesser-known Tetrahydrocannabicannabidiol (CBD), and Tetrahydrocannabivarin (THCV) both of which are proving to be therapeutic substances capable of preventing and/or reversing a plethora of chronic and debilitating illnesses.
When you begin juicing “raw” cannabis, you will consume cannabinoids in their acid forms. The raw form of CBD is CBDA or cannabidiolic acid. The raw form of THC is THCA or tetrahydrocannabinolic acid. These are the A arrangements of the molecules, the non-psychoactive forms. The acids of this plant are not psychoactive unless they are decarboxylated, or heated. When decarboxylation takes place the acids are converted to Δ9-THC and CBD.
Recently CBD is making waves in research, being regarding as a highly medicinal substance with unique immune-regulating capabilities. The human body already contains an endogenous cannabinoid system, complete with different types of cannabinoid receptors, introducing cannabinoids to your systems can help normalize the body's functions, including cellular communication, regeneration and repair, as well as regulating immune function.
Because it provides the cannabinoid acids, which are potent anti-inflammatory compounds that help activate and regulate the endocannabinoid system. When you juicing is done properly, you should not have to worry about psycho-activity. Though preparing the juice improperly may lead to heating the solution and causing THC to form, this can be said of pasteurization, even flash pasteurization.
I utilize the power of raw Cannabis in juiced form myself. This juice possesses a powerful grassy taste, definitely lacking in the flavor department. It is best mixed into a smoothie for those with sensitive palates, chased with apple juice or lemonade or just straight for veterans and die-hards. No matter the taste, it is worth the power-house of nutrients found within.
Canna Juicers will notice a strong increase in energy levels, feeling invigorated almost immediately. I am unsure as to why this amount of energy is produced, I am pretty sure it has something to do with the metabolism of the acid components of the juice, leaving it exceptionally beneficial to those with chronic-fatigue issues. This juice has appetite suppressant qualities, as you do not feel the urge to eat as often, and there are no “munchies” associated with raw Cannabis juice.
One downfall is, in its raw form Cannabis Juice does not have a long-shelf life. The neon-green juice begins to turn the mucky-brown of oxidation about as quickly as an apple once bitten into. I would not recommend keeping juice longer than 12 hours as the nutritional value begins to degrade. You are able to store the juice in the freezer for a period of 6-12 months, though fresh is best!
My friend and Juicing Guru, Dr. William Courtney, of Mendocino County California recommends that patients juice 15-20 leaves per day. Cannabis leaves have the highest CBD levels, and therefore are the best for juicing. Prime juicing material is found when the plants are between 70-85 days old. He believes that individuals with compromised immune systems from autoimmune disorders, cellular dysfunction, chronic inflammation, cancer and various other illnesses can derive a wide range of health-promoting benefits by consuming organic raw Cannabis Juice.
I believe that Cannabis, and the compounds found within are vital nutrients missing from our modern, prohibitionist, western diet. Give raw, organic Cannabis juicing a try, feel the benefits for yourself, and then share the news with your friends and loved ones. Don’t be afraid to cure yourself!
Repel or Attract Bugs with Flowers
When bugs first appear in the garden as plants are growing, we typically resort to some chemical to evict the pests. With some advance planning of your garden, you may be able to prevent them from showing up in the first place. The answer? Flowers!
Certain flowers give off a fragrance that repels bad bugs, while other flowers emit a fragrance that lures the good bugs.
Both marigolds and nasturtium can handle a slew of buggy challenges. They thwart bugs that can harm your tomatoes, potatoes and strawberries including tomato hornworms, squash bugs, and whiteflies.
The fragrance of marigolds (more like odor because it is not a pleasant smell) is so strong, that if you plant marigolds around the perimeter of your garden, the mature plants will help deter rabbits and squirrels.
Lavender is a wonderfully fragrant flower that can be cost prohibitive to show its true value. Lavender has the potential of keeping mice and ticks away, but you'd need a lot of the plants to create a lavender-fence so to speak. One of the best things about growing lavender is that you can use the highly fragrant buds to create sachet packets.
To attract ladybugs and lacewings, plant yarrow. Golden Marguerite (think yellow daisy) also brings in ladybugs and lacewings.
When it comes to lacewing, wasps, and bees, they will come to any pollen-filled flower; however, Queen Anne's Lace is particularly beneficial. Keep in mind the Queen Anne's Lace is considered a weed because it grows quickly, so it could overpower your garden. You can help to control its growth through aggressive cuttings - Queen Anne's Lace makes a beautiful floral display.
If you have room for vining plants, morning glory can help to attract lady bugs.
Source: Plants That Prevent Spider-Mites
Finally, the production of marihuana for medical purposes by individuals in homes and communities would be phased out.
There are so many things I want to say right now, and I'm sure a lot of explanation is required to understand what is happening up here.
This matter is so very important to me, as I know it is to you.
In applying for my exemption in Canada, that is the sole-purpose of my request,
TO BE ABLE TO GROW MY OWN CANNABIS IN MY OWN HOME, SO THAT IT CAN BE AFFORDABLE, AND TO BE FREE OF LEGAL PROSECUTION FOR DOING SO.
If you have any questions about what is happening in Canada, I will do my best to answer them here.
This post is to create awareness that what some may be beginning to take for granted, is still not a reality in Canada.
Please help us in creating sensible Canadian laws regarding Cannabis, and defend our human rights!
Thank you for reading this!
Source: Canada Trying To Halt Homegrowers!
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