Prevention and treatment of powdery mildew on cannabis and marijuana Powdery mildew is one of the most widespread plant pests. It tends to affect flowering plants and fruit trees or bushes (roses, apple trees, etc.) as well as cannabis. The spores are in the air or on contaminated plants in the garden and can easily be drawn into your grow room by ventilators. In internet forums and cannabis cultivation books you may find lengthy lists of possible treatments that look temptingly promising for a complete recovery at all stages of mildew infestation. But the authors have rarely tested these products themselves, and the compounds are seldom differentiated between those applicable only for growth, and those also safe to use during flowering. In warm, dry climate powdery mildew spreads widely. Powdery mildew can be detected by the white-coating on leaves and shoot tips, which succumb to the infestation by atrophy and eventually die. Mildew is a surprisingly aggressive fungus taking second place only to bud/grey mold (Botrytis). Fungicides to avoid: Neem oil
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World's smallest orchid discovered with petals only one cell thick American botanist Lou Jost, one of the world's leading orchid hunters, is responsible for discovering 60 new species of orchid in the last decade alone. But it's his latest discovery that might be the most unique and unusual. "I found it among the roots of another plant that I had collected, another small orchid which I took back to grow in my greenhouse to get it to flower," he said of his latest discovery. As reported by The Independent, the minuscule new orchid is just 2.1 mm wide, and instantly supersedes the species Platystele jungermannioides as the world's smallest. It was found in the Cerro Candelaria reserve in the Ecuadorian Andes, a remote region made famous as home to most of the world's smallest orchids. Hopefully the new discoveries — ironically made possible by roads — will lead to increased awareness about the need to conserve remote habitats rather than develop them.
Carl Sagan on Pot This account was written in 1969 for publication in "Marihuana Reconsidered (1971)". Sagan was in his mid-thirties at that time. He continued to use cannabis for the rest of his life. The cannabis experience has greatly improved my appreciation for art, a subject which I had never much appreciated before. Thanks Josh!
How to increase serotonin in the human brain without drugs How to Grow Marijuana… What Should Your Medical Marijuana Plants’ Roots Grow In? When you look at the details on how to grow marijuana, you can get mighty confused about what your marijuana roots should grow in. Obviously they have to grow in a container, because they need to be in the dark, they need to be kept moist, they need to be fed, they need oxygen. But the choices for how you achieve the right place for your marijuana roots are many. Soil: This seems like a simple, logical choice, but it’s not as simple as you might think, because most store-bought potting soil, even kind stuff like Fox Farm Ocean Forest, just isn’t nutritious enough for long enough to feed marijuana for maximum bud production. Is there a “best” medical marijuana hydroponics growing medium or method? 14617 views | Share this article now with friends, co-workers and family To create link towards this article on your website,copy and paste the text below in your page. Preview :
All About Beer If you are easily offended, maybe you had better go BACK!!! Stage 1 - SMART This is when you suddenly become an expert on every subject in the known Universe. You know you know everything and want to pass on your knowledge to anyone who will listen. At this stage you are always RIGHT. And of course the person you are talking to is very WRONG. Stage 2 - GOOD LOOKING This is when you realize that you are the BEST LOOKING person in the entire bar and that people fancy you. Stage 3 - RICH This is when you suddenly become the richest person in the world. Stage 4 - BULLET PROOF You are now ready to pick fights with anyone and everyone especially those with whom you have been betting or arguing. Stage 5 - INVISIBLE This is the Final Stage of Drunkenness. A herd of buffalo can only move as fast as the slowest buffalo, and when the herd is hunted, it is the slowest and weakest ones at the back that are killed first. This is a call to arms. Time is never wasted when you're wasted all the time.
The blue and the green Via my evil twin Richard Wiseman comes one of the best color optical illusions I have ever seen. The original was apparently posted on Buzzhunt Akiyoshi Kitaoka’s incredible optical illusion website: You see embedded spirals, right, of green, pinkish-orange, and blue? Like I said, incredible! The reason they look different colors is because our brain judges the color of an object by comparing it to surrounding colors. See? The overall pattern is a spiral shape because our brain likes to fill in missing bits to a pattern. This is why I tell people over and over again: you cannot trust what you see even with your own eyes. So the next time someone swears they saw Jesus, or a UFO, or a ghost, show them this picture. Edit to add: if you like this illusion, then you might want to check out this audio illusion, and this one of a spinning woman’s sillhouette which is one of my all-time favorites.