There are LOTS of methods and LOTS of products for gardeners to choose when growing cannabis/marijuana/weed. There are also some fundamental nutrients that are a must have if you want to successfully birth, veg, flower, harvest and SMOKE weed!
One of the golden examples of a nutrients you should probably pick up when beginning to grow weed – Cal-Mag (Calcium and Magnesium) – it can be found in the majority of grows. There’s always other options – no question – but if you want to grow weed, do it reliably and do it EASILY…you should plan on buying these nutrients and supplies..
PH Testing device
(Either a PH pen, or color-changing PH testing solution). Recommend the PH pen!
BlueLab makes one of the more popular PH pens – found in home grows to full warehouse commercial operations. It’s not cheap ($80) – but the accuracy and quality pay for it’s self over time.
Other options are the basic PH testing kit. General Hydroponics makes a PH testing kit for under $10. You won’t get much accuracy as the color of the solution depicts the PH level, rather than a simple meter with numbers (BlueLab).
Weed loves Cal-Mag. There are some nutrients that are given to the plant throughout it’s vegetative and flowering cycles. Cal-Mag is one of those nutrients.
As the popularity of using Coco as a growing medium increased, growers noticed a calcium deficiency. They figured out Coco-coir has a natural Calcium draw and needed to compensate for the loss. Enter Cal-Mag.
Typical dosing is between 3-5ml/gallon, but that depends on what you are growing and how you are growing it.
H202 is a liquid oxidizer, it helps the root system and breaks down any dead organic material so it doesn’t rot and poison your plants. Wear gloves and protective eyewear – it will burn your skin white!
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