Experience: 19 Years Grow Space:24’x24’ Flower, 12'x12' Veg, & various other spaces for moms/clones Lighting: Gavita DE HPS for flower, CMH, and T5 for Veg/Mom/Clones Growing Medium: Coco/pear mix with high aeration, Microbial Inoculation, & Compost Teas Nutrients: Raw inputs/no-till for outdoors & basic hydro formula with microbial life and beneficial bacteria for indoors
Why are you passionate about growing your own herbs?
"I have always been around the plant. With a biker father, I spent summers up in the Emerald Triangle/Humboldt county trimming and helping out with outdoor gardens that were run by my dad's friends. Been growing outdoors whenever I can since my teens and once I was able to I start growing indoor doing my own thing."
Were there any obstacles that you had to overcome?
"For me, maintaining moms and genetics was always especially challenging. Especially for a home grower with limited space, it can be hard to keep them happy and healthy, but preserving the genetics you have is very important. You may never see them again."
What makes growing rewarding?
"Of course harvest but for me, it’s the look on people’s faces when they see the new or go out of their way to tell me how much they enjoyed it."
Favorite strain to cultivate?
"Right now it’s Caps cut of Mac. Mac1. Some people are turned off by the hype but it truly is a unique and special cultivar."
What growing tips do you have for the aspiring seedlings out there?
"Diligence. Make sure to check the vitals every day and don’t slack. Any nutrients can work. It's taking days off and keeping your environment in tip-top form. Environment environment environment!"
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Growing Stories with The.jb.grows was last modified: April 12th, 2019 by Plant with Benefits