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Fearless Gardener's Tip #020 : Seedlings

Fearless Gardener's Tip #020SeedlingsThe seedling stage can be an especially vulnerable time in the growing process. The cannabis seedling is in need of a lot of TLC to grow into a healthy cannabis plant.• Choosing The Right ContainerIf you try to grow your seedling in a container that's too large, the root system won't be able to absorb all the water in the soil. If you start growing your seedling in a container that's too small, the roots won't have space to extend and will start to wrap around themselves, which will also impact their ability to absorb water.Choosing the right pot is an essential part of caring for your growing plant. You should also make sure the pot has drainage...

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Fearless Gardener's Tip #013 : Potassium Silicate

Fearless Gardener's Tip #013Many benefits can be gained by using a good Potassium Silicate product in your feeding program. Increased tolerance of environmental stress, heat, cold, drought, water and soil toxicity or deficiency, improved growth rate both in the root zone and in the plant it foliage.Potassium Silicate helps plant growth by depositing itself in epidermal cell walls, enhancing the plant’s ability to keep the leaves pointed towards the light source. It also increases the stem strength, making it easier to hold up more weight. As the plant builds itself up with Potassium Silicate, it helps with balancing nutrient uptake and distribution and increased concentration of chlorophyll and RUBP carboxylase in leaves.⠀It is most effective when used throughout the plant’s entire...

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Fearless Gardener's Tip #008 : Growing Outside

Fearless Gardener's Tip #008 : Growing OutsideADVANTAGES: Free light More space options Low start up cost DISADVANTAGES: Poor weather conditions Pests Can be a lower quality end product Grey mold and powdery mildew is common when growing outside RECOMMENDED GROWING MEDIUMS: Peat Moss Coco Soil GROWING SEASON:Many growers start their outdoor grow on May Long WeekendSeeds should be started early in the year (January) and clones a bit later(April)GENETICS:Genetics play an important role in how well your plant will flourish outside.LOOK FOR STRAINS THAT:Have resistance to pests and diseasesHave resistance to moldAre high quality and produce a large yieldHave a faster flowering timeHave you ever grown outside?DID YOU KNOW? Canadians can grow 4 plants per household outdoors orindoors!

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Fearless Gardeners Tip #010 : Plant Flushing

Plant Flushing! WHAT IS FLUSHING? The act of flushing a plant is to actively remove any nutrients in the soil using plain water (hint: for an even more effective flushing stage you may use to your advantage; a solution made specifically for flushing such as Dare To Grow - Flush Out) A large amount of water is passed through the soil and drained away on a regular basis. Any minerals and nutrients present in the soil are washed away over time by the water, leaving the soil clean.Why would you want to strip away all the minerals from the soil? Isn't this hurting your harvest? It actually helps your harvest a significant way. When the nutrients are removed from the...

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Fearless Gardeners Tip #004 : Better Root Health

 Factors For Better Root Health Clean Growing Medium Water Levels Soil Temperature & pH Salinity Beneficial Bacteria Oxygenation & Drainage        1.Clean Growing Medium Don't reuse media like peat moss or coco coir Reused media could have residual salts or pathogens Thoroughly clean and sanitize pots, reservoirs, etc.        2. Water Levels  Underwatering can cause your plant and roots to dry out Overwatering can result in not enough oxygen being available to the roots and encourages the growth of pathogens      3.Soil Temperature & pH: We recommend keeping the temperature around 20-23"C (70-75° F)  Pests are more likely to attack in high temperatures and low temperatures can slow plant metabolism Fluctuations in soil temperature or pH can...

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