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Forum: Organic Soil 01-17-2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 77
Posted By bigbadbiddy
Could always go the way around and just feed it...

Could always go the way around and just feed it to your worm bin.


I have formed the opinion that if one is unsure if one should add something to the soil directly/feed the plants with it by...
Forum: Marijuana Strains and Breeding 01-17-2019, 11:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 509
Posted By bigbadbiddy
On an unrelated note: Anyone ever found...

On an unrelated note:
Anyone ever found something really special in freebies?


I only ever got 1 set of freebies as I usually ordered directly from breeders and just got more seeds or a free...
Forum: Marijuana Strains and Breeding 01-17-2019, 11:17 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,721
Posted By bigbadbiddy
Was the first time for me to monocrop such a big...

Was the first time for me to monocrop such a big pool.
Won't do it again either, harvest was too overwhelming and I got bored of the smoke, since it lasted me around a year and even among the...
Forum: Marijuana Strains and Breeding 01-16-2019, 12:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 509
Posted By bigbadbiddy
Emerald Triangle doesn't have the worst rep out...

Emerald Triangle doesn't have the worst rep out there, could be decent or even great, who knows :)


Never heard of medicann..
Forum: Marijuana Strains and Breeding 01-16-2019, 12:23 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,721
Posted By bigbadbiddy
I grew out 50 Seeds of Critical Mass from MNS...

I grew out 50 Seeds of Critical Mass from MNS directly last year.


It does produce, grows very unproblematic (great newbie strain if you ask me) and has a decent range of terpene profiles.


...
Forum: Marijuana Strains and Breeding 01-16-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 388
Views: 39,420
Posted By bigbadbiddy
It has degraded just far enough and just in the...

It has degraded just far enough and just in the right way (through fermentation) that you, a human being with your particular genetic/chemical makeup, can most enjoy/feel its effects.


That does...
Forum: Organic Soil 01-15-2019, 11:45 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 543
Posted By bigbadbiddy
Regarding earth worm castings, it is all about...

Regarding earth worm castings, it is all about their food source indeed, as far as I know.
If it makes huge differences in the end product, I can't say.


Most farmers who commercially sell EWC...
Forum: Organic Soil 01-14-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 543
Posted By bigbadbiddy
Maaan paradise indeed. I can't even get...

Maaan paradise indeed.


I can't even get earth worm castings reliably and locally here in Europe.


Anyone I ask just looks at me going "What you want with worm poop? Just throw some of the...
Forum: Marijuana Strains and Breeding 01-14-2019, 10:38 AM
Replies: 388
Views: 39,420
Posted By bigbadbiddy
Question to the wise: If you are in an illegal...

Question to the wise:
If you are in an illegal place and follow the don't sell, don't tell, don't smell side of things and really nobody knows about your project for safety reasons....
How do you...
Forum: Organic Soil 01-14-2019, 10:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 372
Posted By bigbadbiddy
My food sources are Krill meal (same as...

My food sources are Krill meal (same as crab/shrimp meal by all accounts) which is 4-3-0 and Kelp meal which is around 2-0.5-2.
The rest is earth worm castings and rock dusts. Some Epsom Salt and...
Forum: Organic Soil 01-10-2019, 12:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 372
Posted By bigbadbiddy
See that is an interesting tidbit that would have...

See that is an interesting tidbit that would have not come to light without this thread :D


I was told that topdressing takes place "in between rounds" i.e. after a completed flowering run, you...
Forum: Marijuana Strains and Breeding 01-09-2019, 01:38 PM
Replies: 486
Views: 96,358
Posted By bigbadbiddy
Pulling for you too. I have also found...

Pulling for you too.


I have also found that potency is hard to quantify and is very subjective.


I remember when I first grew AK47 and NL, everyone was going on about the NL being "more...
Forum: Marijuana Strains and Breeding 01-08-2019, 10:31 AM
Replies: 486
Views: 96,358
Posted By bigbadbiddy
So getting back to the question, you would say...

So getting back to the question, you would say Joey Weed's C99 is the closest to the C99 of old with regards to the Grapefruit phenos and you are still on the look for one that comes close with...
Forum: Marijuana Strains and Breeding 01-07-2019, 11:48 AM
Replies: 486
Views: 96,358
Posted By bigbadbiddy
I still think Peakseeds C99 might be the closest...

I still think Peakseeds C99 might be the closest representation to original C99.


Now I didn't get to try original C99 back in the day so I am going by what I read.


The lack in potency that...
Forum: Organic Soil 01-04-2019, 11:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 859
Posted By bigbadbiddy
This was a big topic for me for a while. ...

This was a big topic for me for a while.


The last 2 years or so, every first round I did with a fresh soil mix yielded excellent results (only yield was lacking, quality etc. was excellent).

...
Forum: Marijuana Strains and Breeding 01-03-2019, 12:05 PM
Replies: 486
Views: 96,358
Posted By bigbadbiddy
Bummer... I have to say that the...

Bummer...


I have to say that the remaining 7 or so that are still up are looking disappointing again...


I was considering that maybe it is a difference in growing styles and that the line...
Forum: Organic Soil 11-28-2018, 11:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 700
Posted By bigbadbiddy
If OP is really in Denmark, I would check for...

If OP is really in Denmark, I would check for locally sourced Kelp meal and Crab Shell meal.


If you can find both, you basically have all you need to get an organic soil going. Peat moss,...
Forum: Organic Soil 10-23-2018, 11:59 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,369
Posted By bigbadbiddy
Shit, you are right. What were they...

Shit, you are right.


What were they called in the common tongue, water bears or something? Tardigrades I believe was their scientific name.


Not sure if "micro animals" and microbes are in...
Forum: Organic Soil 10-22-2018, 10:19 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,780
Posted By bigbadbiddy
I think the canary in the coal mine thing is...

I think the canary in the coal mine thing is great with regards to worms.


In my previous grow I had put them into my 5 gal smart pots for flower with my faulty soil mix using those messed up...
Forum: Organic Soil 10-22-2018, 10:07 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,369
Posted By bigbadbiddy
Hm ok, so the pile would have to be laid out...

Hm ok, so the pile would have to be laid out really thin for it to "flash freeze" completely through quickly.




I always thought when the top few centimeters of the soil freeze solid gradually...
Forum: Organic Soil 10-19-2018, 10:34 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,369
Posted By bigbadbiddy
That's what I meant by "freezing through" or...

That's what I meant by "freezing through" or "freezing solid", right?


If the pile is thick enough that it doesn't freeze at the core, then the microbes survive there and can repopulate the outer...
Forum: Organic Soil 10-18-2018, 11:22 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,369
Posted By bigbadbiddy
Could also cover it with a tarp, should be fine...

Could also cover it with a tarp, should be fine as well (if the tarp is fixed somehow and doesn't get blown away by wind or pulled away by critters).


You want to keep the soil alive which means...
Forum: Organic Soil 10-17-2018, 02:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,626
Posted By bigbadbiddy
I had something similar going on with my soil mix...

I had something similar going on with my soil mix previously. But it was buckwheat hulls instead of coco.
The Buckwheat hulls were a more organic alternative to perlite, same as coco is an...
Forum: Organic Soil 10-17-2018, 11:11 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 9,639
Posted By bigbadbiddy
I rather have to lower my plant count ... ...

I rather have to lower my plant count ...


Sitting at 34 veglings in 1 gal veg pots right now.
Add the 15 G13 testers (8 of them above ground already) and it will be a tight fit. Might have to...
Forum: Organic Soil 10-16-2018, 12:44 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 9,639
Posted By bigbadbiddy
Oh I meant the soil when I said they are ready...

Oh I meant the soil when I said they are ready for nutrients.
Not much nutrients in the jiffy plugs/water. Enough for early seedling stage but once they have a set or two of serrated leafs, I think...
Forum: Organic Soil 10-15-2018, 10:09 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 9,639
Posted By bigbadbiddy
Yeah, the Blueberries were a bit weird. I...

Yeah, the Blueberries were a bit weird.


I called it on the remaining seeds and dug them up if they hadn't come up yet.
The Karma Squad King Mamba were pretty much ungermed. I sometimes...
Forum: Organic Soil 10-10-2018, 01:32 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,977
Posted By bigbadbiddy
Cement mixer was also what I was going to use on...

Cement mixer was also what I was going to use on my farm if that materializes.


In the meantime, in my small setup, I use one of those "handheld" concrete/mortar mixers (you know, the ones that...
Forum: Organic Soil 10-10-2018, 11:46 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 9,639
Posted By bigbadbiddy
Quick update: 10 out of 11 G13xSkunk MRN above...

Quick update:
10 out of 11 G13xSkunk MRN above ground (the last one won't make it, I accidentally clipped the tap root when removing it from the paper towel ...)
11 out of 11 Crumbled lime from...
Forum: Marijuana Strains and Breeding 10-10-2018, 11:35 AM
Replies: 486
Views: 96,358
Posted By bigbadbiddy
While I really enjoyed dealing with Mike from...

While I really enjoyed dealing with Mike from Peakseeds and have given them many shoutouts, I have to slightly throw some shade here ...


I grew out 2 females of his C99 and they both were...
Forum: Breeder's Laboratory 10-09-2018, 02:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 806
Posted By bigbadbiddy
I remember reading a post, I believe it was here...

I remember reading a post, I believe it was here on IC, about a guy claiming this was some kind of best kept secret in the seed industry or something and that we only ever get sold the lower seeds...
Forum: Organic Soil 10-08-2018, 02:36 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 9,639
Posted By bigbadbiddy
Thanks for the feedback y'all! @Paulie ...

Thanks for the feedback y'all!


@Paulie
I skimmed through the ROLS thread previously but did not read it in depth.
Will do that and also check out the other thread you posted. Thanks for that!...
Forum: Organic Soil 10-05-2018, 11:00 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 9,639
Posted By bigbadbiddy
From the experiences I made, I can see the allure...

From the experiences I made, I can see the allure of mixing a fresh batch every time, not bothering with recycling, reamending etc.

But that is what I am aiming for.

I chose 5 gallon containers...
Forum: Organic Soil 10-05-2018, 09:56 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 9,639
Posted By bigbadbiddy
Thank you a lot for the Feedback Yamaha and...

Thank you a lot for the Feedback Yamaha and Microbeman!


@Yamaha
I also started out with a "less is more" mentality.
I have slowly upped the amendments in half cup increments over the last 3...
Forum: Marijuana Strains and Breeding 10-02-2018, 09:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,258
Posted By bigbadbiddy
I tend to agree with Sign. You have to...

I tend to agree with Sign.


You have to keep in mind that even IF a set of independent groups of people would say "yeah this bud is good for fooking" (which, they don't), that wouldn't meant it...
Forum: Organic Soil 10-02-2018, 09:51 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,977
Posted By bigbadbiddy
If you only wish to test your soil's PH, you...

If you only wish to test your soil's PH, you likely won't have to go through a lab for that.


Most DIY and gardening supply stores here will do a basic PH soil analysis for free in their shops.
...
Forum: Organic Soil 10-01-2018, 09:54 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,977
Posted By bigbadbiddy
Even if 3 labs use the same standardized Mehlich...

Even if 3 labs use the same standardized Mehlich III test, you will get variance in results between the three labs.


The method I proposed is to ensure that the tests/labs themselves are not...
Forum: Organic Soil 09-28-2018, 12:15 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 9,639
Posted By bigbadbiddy
Alright, then as a first step going forward, I...

Alright, then as a first step going forward, I will refrain from using dolomite lime and oyster shell flower when reamending the soil and will replace those with epsom salt (maybe I go a bit low on...
Forum: Organic Soil 09-28-2018, 11:46 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,977
Posted By bigbadbiddy
Well you could continuously measure with all 3,...

Well you could continuously measure with all 3, also after each adjustment.


If you have three starting readings of PH 6.1; 6.3; and 6.7, then you know your actual PH is likely somewhere in...
Forum: Organic Soil 09-27-2018, 10:04 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,777
Posted By bigbadbiddy
Did you use a dessicant? It is super...

Did you use a dessicant?


It is super important to keep them dry.


Even without a fridge, if you keep them away from light and use a dessicant, afaik they can last for years with 100% germ...
Forum: Organic Soil 09-27-2018, 09:57 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,977
Posted By bigbadbiddy
Like I said, it wouldn't hurt, wouldn't it? Only...

Like I said, it wouldn't hurt, wouldn't it? Only if you misinterpreted the results could it hurt.


The drawback is what you mentioned. Soil tests aren't cheap (50 bucks is already on the lower...
Forum: Organic Soil 09-27-2018, 09:32 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 9,639
Posted By bigbadbiddy
Unfortunately not ... I could set up a rain res...

Unfortunately not ... I could set up a rain res myself but would have trouble getting it to the grow room. Not really an option unfortunately. Plus the rain is reportedly also not great around here...
Forum: Organic Soil 09-26-2018, 02:37 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 9,639
Posted By bigbadbiddy
This is friggin awesome man, thanks so much for...

This is friggin awesome man, thanks so much for taking the time to write all that!


I am familiar with some of the stuff, like low stress training etc., and have also been trying my hand at it...
Forum: Organic Soil 09-26-2018, 12:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,777
Posted By bigbadbiddy
How do you store your seeds? Makes a huge...

How do you store your seeds? Makes a huge difference...


Correctly stored they can last 5 years in the fridge easily and retain close to 100% germ rate.
Correctly stored in the freezer they can...
Forum: Organic Soil 09-26-2018, 11:49 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 9,639
Posted By bigbadbiddy
Hey HBF, thanks for the feedback! Shit...

Hey HBF, thanks for the feedback!


Shit that was exactly the kind of feedback I was looking for during the last year or so xD


I will get a water analysis from the municipality, post the...
Forum: Organic Soil 09-26-2018, 11:39 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,977
Posted By bigbadbiddy
I think a soil test can never hurt (unless you...

I think a soil test can never hurt (unless you run wild with misinterpreting the results), I personally feel like they only make sense once you reach a certain size.


Maybe to be clearer:
I...
Forum: Organic Soil 09-26-2018, 11:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 656
Posted By bigbadbiddy
A worm bin should probably be item 1 on the list...

A worm bin should probably be item 1 on the list of any organic farmer.


No matter the size. Even if you have a small 1 cloiset grow, just get a smaller worm bin. But the earth worm castings are...
Forum: Organic Soil 09-26-2018, 11:17 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 9,639
Posted By bigbadbiddy
Well not in cf but in L is what I do. The...

Well not in cf but in L is what I do.


The recipes I got were all in cf, obviously. A cubic foot is around 28 liter.


I made my base mix with that in mind and aimed at roughly 20 liter per...
Forum: Marijuana Strains and Breeding 09-25-2018, 10:45 AM
Replies: 388
Views: 39,420
Posted By bigbadbiddy
To me it's the same as someone paying 1K for a...

To me it's the same as someone paying 1K for a truffel or caviar or whatever, know what I mean?


It's a very specific niche market that these people cater to. Call them collectors or rarity...
Forum: Organic Soil 09-25-2018, 10:34 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 9,639
Posted By bigbadbiddy
Peace HBF and thanks for the feedback. I...

Peace HBF and thanks for the feedback.


I had done a previous post a year or so ago, asking for people to help me find the right RO system but didn't get much feedback.


Gonna get this thing...
Forum: Marijuana Strains and Breeding 09-25-2018, 10:19 AM
Replies: 388
Views: 39,420
Posted By bigbadbiddy
I could see it. When "Elite Clones" are...

I could see it.


When "Elite Clones" are being sold for 20k a pop, might as well sell "Elite Seeds" for 2k a pop, no?


The Cannabis scene is very vulnerable to that kind of artificial price...
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