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posting pics and some details bout this years outdoor and greenhouse grows. Plants, for the most part, were started under lights in the second week of april, and got planted in their permanent home on june 1st, with the exception of some clones and some late started seeds to replace unwanted males. greenhouse plants were started in 5 gallon buckets in fox farm ocean forest soil mix. Bottoms of buckets were cut off and placed over the natural soil to allow roots to expand into the dirt. during transplant a hand full of bat guano 9-3-1 was placed at the rootball of all plants, greenhouse and outdoor. Outdoor plants were placed in 15 gallon boxes 2 plants per box, filled with fox farm happy frog as opposed to ocean forest with the exception of one box using just a plain pro mix without mycorizae or added ferts. 6 boxes to start and these also had no bottoms so as to allow the roots to expand into the natural soil. 5 other outdoor plants were grown individually in 15 gallon holes dug into the natural soil and each hole was filled with one 2 cubic foot bag of happy frog starter soil. Watering is done with the rain and stanky well water high in sulfur content, whos ph is unknown. Raw amounts of dirt and fertilizer used for this entire grow without regard to individual plant dosages were. 60 gallons ocean forest, 165 gallons happy frog, and 15 gallons plain pro mix. Fertz used were 2 pounds down to earth 9-3-1 bat guano, 4lb bag of fax farm 8-2-6 premium lawn, 4 lb bag of fox farm 5-5-5 all purpose, 4lb bag of fox farm 5-8-4 fruit and flower, 4lb bag of fox farm 3-8-8 bulb food, 4lb bag of fox farm 4-4-5 rose food, few cups of down to earth azomite, about 4 lbs of down to earth bone meal 3-15-0, 5lb bag of down to earth crab meal 4-3-0, a 5lb bag of down to earth kelp meal 1-0.1-2 and some small dosages of fox farm grow big 8-4-4 liquid fertz and a few small doses of 2-11-11 awesome blossoms liquid fertz and 1 feeding of about 150ml of black strap unsulphured molasses 15ml per gallon (didn't like how plants reacted) early in flower. Feedings were done about every two weeks by top dressing into my buckets/boxes/holes, and occasionally additional fertz were thrown around the outside of the boxes/buckets onto the soil below them. on avg. each plant was given about half cup to a cup when fed, depending on size and by my personal judgement of what the plant needed. the general order in which i fertilized was a transplant feeding of bat guano 9-3-1 1/4cup, bout two weeks after were given fox farm premium lawn 8-2-6 1/4 cup. Another two weeks and used the rest of the premium lawn and leftover bat guano. another two weeks go by and i decided to fertilize with about a half to 3/4 cup crab meal 4-3-0. Feeding needs started increasing and during late july-august while still in veg they were given feedings of additional leftover crab meal approx. 1/4 cup. Also, fox farm 5-5-5 bout 1 cup early august and fox farm 5-8-4 1 cup. right before transition in middle august. Each plant was additionally given a few tablespoons of azomite for trace elements around this time. Also, greenhouse plants were given a ground cover of 1 whole bag of fox farm rose food 4-4-5 in a planting area approximately 70 sqft. to enrich soil under my buckets. to start flowering phase I mixed parts of fruit and flower 5-8-4, bone meal 3-15-0, azomite, fire place ashes (k2O), crab meal 4-3-0, and bulb food 3-8-8 together in a custom mix. Each plant was given 2 feedings of this mix approx 3/4 cup each feeding. First week of september and I used leftover bone meal as ground cover around greenhouse buckets and outdoor boxes, approx. 2-3 handfulls ber bucket/box. A little left over bulb food 3-8-8 was also added to each plant no more than a few tablespoons each. 2nd week september early yellowing was noticed on a few plants (pro mix plant was the worst one) and so a few plants were dosed with fox farm grow big liquid fert 8-4-4 10-15 ml/gal and given 2 gallons each. Today, september 21, purchased kelp meal 1-0.1-2 and was perfect because early yellowing extended to a few more plants and slight potassium deficiency was noticed on my greencrack and east coast cookies. Another reason for the kelp was i read potassium should be higher than phosphorous in late flower and because overall potassium was low throughout the grow, especially when compared to amounts of phosporous. I also read it contains good growth enzymes which im hoping will help fatten up my buds here in the last few weeks. Greenhouse plants were given 1 cup kelp, outdoor bucket plants were given 3/4 cup per plant and individual plants got 1/2 cup. Plants will recieve no more fertilizer for the rest of there life cycle. 3-4 weeks depending strain and weather.
Just discovered and came across Strain Hunters on Instagram a few months ago and I figured I'd look at their forum and now here I am with an account. Does anybody know how someone could get this type of job or have the ability to work with the team at all??