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Menehune Magic

For all you local growers, Menehune Magic! Our own local soil and compost recycler on Oahu. One can find bags of menehune magic in some stores but the best is to get out to Campbell industrial and get a truck load of your own custom mix made right there. The cost is by far the best in the islands if [...]

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General Hydroponics 3part

General hydroponics Aloha friends! Since I teach General Hydroponics as a base feed and boost for your plants I need to put some of my mixing instructions up. I will put an advanced feeding chart up soon. And remember our best ph levels are 6.4-5.8 for growth in our plant. Mixing instructions and sequence for optimal growth and flowering General [...]

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Green Light Products Rooting Powder Vs. Clonex

Aloha again with a revised article and breakdown of a side by side test of Rooting Powder and Clonex, I also use Olivia’s but not in this experiment. Well I did a 10 day experiment with 3 different strains( Blue Mystic, Vortex, Gods Gift ) and all using 3 different propagation methods( aero-cloner, GH Rapid Rooter plugs in soil, and [...]

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Super Soil

Super soil Aloha friends I am back with some tips about Super Soil and how to mix your own. Some might not have space and time and if that is the case I will suggest Fox Farms Ocean mix or Roots Organics Super mix, but best is to mix your own and I make it fairly easy and this works [...]

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Beware Growers! Root Aphids!

Beware Growers! Root Aphids!

Root Aphids Growers beware Hawaii is being plagued this summer with an outbreak of root aphids. Due to the long travel time and close storage areas most every soil mix being sold in stores are culturing many bad things such as root aphids and other Bacterial soil contaminants.

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Basic Watering and Soil Maintanence

Watering techniques -shifting soil When ones plants soil medium is dry and ready for a watering one should practice proper watering techniques for shifting soil (when soil turns from a dry medium into a sponge) . This is done simply, but takes patience to do right, one doesn’t need any special meters or chemicals just time and water.

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Hum Tea For Summer

Humtea for all those organic gardeners cheap easy and done simply for the benefit of all your plants, you can strain or make a teabag, so you may use it in a sprayer for foliar feeding. Use rain water or let ones tap water aerate for at least 48 hours to bring down chlorine levels so as mycorrhirzae (beneficial bacteria) [...]

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