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Forum: Marijuana Strains and Breeding 07-20-2018, 10:13 AM
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Views: 58,908
Posted By bigbadbiddy
https://www.icmag.com/ic/showpost.php?p=7671308&po...

https://www.icmag.com/ic/showpost.php?p=7671308&postcount=11


Thats a post I made in another thread where that came up.
The thread is about Sweet Skunk but we talk about the BB among other stuff...
Forum: Organic Soil 07-20-2018, 09:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,620
Posted By bigbadbiddy
Thank you both for the feedback. ...

Thank you both for the feedback.


Obviously I disagree on the whole "you can't do it if you can't manage a closet" thing but let's leave that argument for another day, not really the scope of...
Forum: Marijuana Strains and Breeding 07-19-2018, 04:06 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 58,908
Posted By bigbadbiddy
I germed 5 of peak's blueberries but made lots of...

I germed 5 of peak's blueberries but made lots of errors in that grow.


1 female survived and flowered out. Was very disappointing.
But again, lots of errors on my side during that round. Still...
Forum: Organic Soil 07-19-2018, 03:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,620
Posted By bigbadbiddy
Howdy Paulie, thanks for checking in and...

Howdy Paulie,


thanks for checking in and showing interest!


Unfortunately: Short answer is no, no updates.


I had "real life" creeping up on me and had to leave my toys alone for a month...
Forum: Marijuana Strains and Breeding 06-25-2018, 09:27 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 12,390
Posted By bigbadbiddy
Yes, that's exactly what MRN is for. This kind of...

Yes, that's exactly what MRN is for. This kind of stuff.
Confused as to why people ignore them...


When it was Sensi's Silver Pearl, it was with Shanti and Nevil on board.
When they left, they...
Forum: Organic Soil 05-03-2018, 08:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 776
Posted By bigbadbiddy
I did not "piss about" with PH to begin with. ...

I did not "piss about" with PH to begin with.

However I noticed several issues in the second round with the same soil.

Back then, one of the more plausible advice given to me on this very board...
Forum: Organic Soil 05-02-2018, 08:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 776
Posted By bigbadbiddy
Howdy folks, thanks for all the feedback! ...

Howdy folks,

thanks for all the feedback!

Quick clarifications:
- I grow in organic soil, meaning my food sources are in the soil. I fail to see how it pertains to the subject of this thread...
Forum: Organic Soil 04-30-2018, 05:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 776
Posted By bigbadbiddy
Alright, I will check into those. But then...

Alright, I will check into those.

But then my assumption is correct that this is NOT from the citric acid but leftover residue from the time the water went bad with the vinegar...

Bummer, will...
Forum: Organic Soil 04-30-2018, 04:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 776
Posted By bigbadbiddy
No nutes, water only.

No nutes, water only.
Forum: Organic Soil 04-30-2018, 08:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 776
Posted By bigbadbiddy
Anybody else got issues with citric acid as PH down?

Howdy folks,

I was looking for an organic PH down solution and read somewhere that I should try apple cider vinegar.

That was really bad as I later found out. It created this sort of "sludge"...
Forum: Marijuana Strains and Breeding 04-17-2018, 11:47 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,674
Posted By bigbadbiddy
I don't think I ever said cheap is bad or...

I don't think I ever said cheap is bad or expensive is good. Quite the contrary.

I just wanted to illustrate a line between "actual" breeders and those selling F2s of other's work etc. .
Mind you...
Forum: Marijuana Strains and Breeding 04-16-2018, 02:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,674
Posted By bigbadbiddy
What would you call Nirvana, WhiteLabel etc. then...

What would you call Nirvana, WhiteLabel etc. then if not B-listers? Sorry if the term offended you.
Discount breeders? Sounded more harsh to me.

Nobody said you can't get good stuff from them....
Forum: Marijuana Strains and Breeding 04-16-2018, 10:30 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,674
Posted By bigbadbiddy
I find it interesting that nobody mentioned the...

I find it interesting that nobody mentioned the price point of seeds so far (aside from one mention that spending 500 bucks on a 10 pack is ridiculous).

While I would say the price point is...
Forum: Organic Soil 03-28-2018, 09:26 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,450
Posted By bigbadbiddy
Howdy heady blunts, thanks for sharing your...

Howdy heady blunts,

thanks for sharing your knowledge and ideas!

Yes, I was considering to root prune the veglings in the 1 gallon pots and considerably cut them back before transplanting (as...
Forum: Organic Soil 03-27-2018, 11:34 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,450
Posted By bigbadbiddy
I think I will also try my luck with perlite this...

I think I will also try my luck with perlite this time around.
Had trouble sourcing both pumice and small lava rock granules and wasn't looking forward to added weight either, since I have to move...
Forum: Organic Soil 03-26-2018, 09:53 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,450
Posted By bigbadbiddy
wouldn't they be a bit too coarse/big (the...

wouldn't they be a bit too coarse/big (the granules) when going for landscaping lava rock?

I think on a farm they would be fine, large outdoor beds or the like.

In Pots, aside from the weight,...
Forum: Organic Soil 03-24-2018, 09:31 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,450
Posted By bigbadbiddy
Thing is, the arguments against perlite in an...

Thing is, the arguments against perlite in an organic no-till setting make absolute sense.

Everyone attempting no-till, be it in small or large containers, does it for the long haul.
And in the...
Forum: Organic Soil 03-20-2018, 01:50 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,450
Posted By bigbadbiddy
I've tried this with 5 gallon smartpots over 5...

I've tried this with 5 gallon smartpots over 5 grow cycles in roughly 2 years now.

My results:
I asked several times if I don't need to topdress or somehow reamend the soil after each round...
Forum: Organic Soil 03-15-2018, 08:19 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,057
Posted By bigbadbiddy
Quick update after my talk with slownickel: ...

Quick update after my talk with slownickel:

We talked a bit about this and that and as luck has it, he knows some people who are farmers near the area I am looking at and offered to get me in...
Forum: Organic Soil 03-14-2018, 02:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,057
Posted By bigbadbiddy
I agree that people are the same everywhere, to...

I agree that people are the same everywhere, to an extent. They are also different everywhere.

Example:
The locals do not have money to buy land but they do have money to drink 5$ cappucinos at...
Forum: Organic Soil 03-14-2018, 08:55 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,057
Posted By bigbadbiddy
Well I am not talking about starting a farm in...

Well I am not talking about starting a farm in the US.

I am talking about starting one in a country where the legal framework is being changed as we speak.
A new and emerging market.

Think of...
Forum: Organic Soil 03-12-2018, 04:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,057
Posted By bigbadbiddy
Nice h.h. what do I look for as the result...

Nice h.h.

what do I look for as the result of the percolation test?

Say I dig a 30 cm hole (that's what they told me the soil sample should contain, first 30 cm), how fast should it drain?
I...
Forum: Organic Soil 03-12-2018, 09:04 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,057
Posted By bigbadbiddy
Thanks for the pointers folks! The area is...

Thanks for the pointers folks!

The area is full of farms and as such has lots of farm supply stores around as well. Should be able to source everything locally.

Regarding zoning and general...
Forum: Organic Soil 03-05-2018, 08:26 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,446
Posted By bigbadbiddy
Interesting. I too have similar issues under...

Interesting.

I too have similar issues under a 630w cmh ...

My theory was that all the N issues can be tracked back to the buckwheat hulls.

I don't have enough drainage now in my soil and...
Forum: Organic Soil 03-04-2018, 03:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,057
Posted By bigbadbiddy
Thanks for all the infos guys, good stuff. ...

Thanks for all the infos guys, good stuff.

Got the book and gonna start reading in a bit.

I also found a place that does soil and water analysis after all. They even offer consultation for the...
Forum: Organic Soil 03-03-2018, 10:39 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,057
Posted By bigbadbiddy
Thanks Lester, I will shoot slownickel a PM,...

Thanks Lester, I will shoot slownickel a PM, great help!

@hh

I will likely be able to rotate between two fields. It'll be about an acre of land, a bit more. So that should afford enough space...
Forum: Marijuana Strains and Breeding 03-02-2018, 03:20 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,904
Posted By bigbadbiddy
If that is so, then I understand why nobody felt...

If that is so, then I understand why nobody felt the need to compare the progeny of the treated vs untreated male.

Thanks for clearing that up!
Forum: Marijuana Strains and Breeding 03-02-2018, 10:45 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,904
Posted By bigbadbiddy
I understand but the point I am trying to make...

I understand but the point I am trying to make is, wouldn't you first have to try to re-reverse a male and compare its progeny to the progeny of the untreated male?
Because only if both passed on...
Forum: Organic Soil 03-02-2018, 10:39 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,057
Posted By bigbadbiddy
Nice exploziv, great feedback. The valley...

Nice exploziv, great feedback.

The valley grows a lot of peaches and apples aye but also a lot of tomatoes etc. etc.

If I don't mix up something here, I was told that they farm peach trees...
Forum: Organic Soil 03-02-2018, 10:15 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,057
Posted By bigbadbiddy
I think I will have to make a special winter crop...

I think I will have to make a special winter crop that finishes flower between December/January in the Greenhouses and drop the temps artificially. Or use a sealed, air conditioned room that I will...
Forum: Organic Soil 03-02-2018, 09:39 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,057
Posted By bigbadbiddy
Very good considerations that I haven't seen...

Very good considerations that I haven't seen mentioned elsewhere, thank you for that!

Yes I love it there.
Cold climate is only of concern in the few months of winter, say november to february,...
Forum: Organic Soil 03-02-2018, 09:30 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,057
Posted By bigbadbiddy
Good info. Question though: If I look for...

Good info.

Question though:
If I look for a strip of land that has been used for tomato cultivation for say 10 years. That would be an indicator that cannabis will do well there as well. Makes...
Forum: Marijuana Strains and Breeding 03-01-2018, 01:00 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,904
Posted By bigbadbiddy
See and that is what I mean. If you want to...

See and that is what I mean.

If you want to arrive at the conclusion that the information gained from the reversed male through smoking is even LIKELY to be passed on to the progeny, wouldn't you...
Forum: Organic Soil 03-01-2018, 12:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,057
Posted By bigbadbiddy
Hey man, thanks for the feedback! If I go in...

Hey man, thanks for the feedback!

If I go in the valley, slopes won't be a topic. It's all even there for miles and miles.

The whole valley faces east/south east with the mountains in its back...
Forum: Marijuana Strains and Breeding 03-01-2018, 10:55 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,904
Posted By bigbadbiddy
Sorry if I didn't clearly express myself. I...

Sorry if I didn't clearly express myself.

I meant:
If you reverse a male, grow it out and smoke test it and decide you like the terps and potency for example.

Wouldn't you have to reverse that...
Forum: Organic Soil 03-01-2018, 10:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,057
Posted By bigbadbiddy
Howdy, thanks for the feedback. Did that...

Howdy,

thanks for the feedback. Did that though.
I am also in the process of reading up on books content about outdoor gardening etc.

But I find a lot if not most of the information is geared...
Forum: Organic Soil 03-01-2018, 09:49 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,057
Posted By bigbadbiddy
Looking for advice purchasing a farm

Howdy folks,

I am currently looking at plots of land to purchase and start a farm.

Climate comparable to California, clean ground water available (can drill a well on properties that don't have...
Forum: Marijuana Strains and Breeding 03-01-2018, 09:22 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,904
Posted By bigbadbiddy
To come to this conclusion, wouldn't you have to...

To come to this conclusion, wouldn't you have to first use both the "re-reversed male" and a "non-reversed version" of the same male to pollinate your choice females then grow out progeny of both...
Forum: Marijuana Strains and Breeding 02-28-2018, 09:25 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,904
Posted By bigbadbiddy
Great post Goat, thank you for that! One...

Great post Goat, thank you for that!

One thing I would disagree with:
I too like to surf the web and read as many reports as I can and soak up what I can find there BUT
There really isn't that...
Forum: Marijuana Strains and Breeding 02-26-2018, 09:11 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,904
Posted By bigbadbiddy
Smoke tests of males have been reported to be...

Smoke tests of males have been reported to be inconclusive at best as well.
Most seem to agree that while possible and a source of information, it can just as easily lead to a bad selection as it...
Forum: Marijuana Strains and Breeding 02-22-2018, 03:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,032
Posted By bigbadbiddy
citation needed That is an opinion, not a...

citation needed

That is an opinion, not a fact and it is based on ....... what exactly?

The explicit preference to use recessive males in breeding imho stems from a lack of understanding and...
Forum: Marijuana Strains and Breeding 02-22-2018, 03:06 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,904
Posted By bigbadbiddy
What I can say is: Don't do it like me and...

What I can say is:
Don't do it like me and think you can select a male straight out of veg just by looking at them and doing stem rubs.
Results are .... inconclusive at best.

Once I culled the...
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 02-22-2018, 02:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,550
Posted By bigbadbiddy
Plant markers (plastic) if you are rich and...

Plant markers (plastic) if you are rich and famous.
Otherwise you can use those wood spatula things from the doctors office. They need to be replaced after each grow but they come as cheap as it...
Forum: Organic Soil 02-15-2018, 09:10 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,620
Posted By bigbadbiddy
Howdy and thanks for the feedback! I am...

Howdy and thanks for the feedback!

I am reading and researching constantly.

One tidbit I would like to share that I recently stumbled across:
I listened to the Pot Cast on Soundcloud, the...
Forum: Marijuana Strains and Breeding 02-14-2018, 08:59 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,017
Posted By bigbadbiddy
He didn't loose both parents, just the male. He...

He didn't loose both parents, just the male. He replaced it and people have complained more about BB than in the past since then. Take that for whatever it is worth.

@MountainBudz
Did you pop any...
Forum: Cannabis Growing Questions 02-13-2018, 09:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 352
Posted By bigbadbiddy
If you want to keep them in the same tent/room as...

If you want to keep them in the same tent/room as your females, you need to isolate them completely.

If you put them in their own tent, then you need to make sure that tent has negative pressure...
Forum: Marijuana Strains and Breeding 02-12-2018, 09:08 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,601
Posted By bigbadbiddy
Very nice, will tune into these asap. I went...

Very nice, will tune into these asap.

I went through a lot of Adam Dunn Show and Growtube (roundtable) while trimming my last batch.

Honestly these grow related podcasts are my favorite for...
Forum: Marijuana Strains and Breeding 02-12-2018, 08:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 826
Posted By bigbadbiddy
I disagree on the whole devolved thing ... ...

I disagree on the whole devolved thing ...


Anyway:
With more and more grows under my belt, I am coming to the realization that it is less about strain a) or b) or breeder this or that.

It is...
Forum: Marijuana Strains and Breeding 02-12-2018, 08:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,104
Posted By bigbadbiddy
Most people do, they just don't know it yet. ...

Most people do, they just don't know it yet.

You have people do the whole "greening out" thing with hybrids that aren't devoid of CBD but just lean slightly towards THC. Imagine how often that...
Forum: Organic Soil 02-12-2018, 08:38 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,620
Posted By bigbadbiddy
Update: The plants reacted very well to the...

Update:
The plants reacted very well to the malted barley tea and the defoliation.

I still have some yellowing and deficiencies in the leafs from ones I didn't remove during defoliation but the...
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