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Old 08-05-2018, 11:08 AM   #21 (permalink)
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bump llllllllllllllll book marking this one, keep us updated ed. thank you
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This morning I mixed 80 g Miracle Grow; 56 g SOP**; 2 Tbsp Epson salt. Then sprayed the Large Nana Patch again. The plants, here, show some improvement with their color since being sprayed Saturday. All of these plants are putting out new cigar leaves; except the 7 plants transplanted to this field last week. ... I know this has been only 3 days, but these plants are still very yellowish, better than last Saturday tho.



Note, I did not see any signs of Nitrogen phototoxicity at the nitrogen concentration being sprayed. There are some leaves with brown edges, but 80% of the plants/leaves had no brown. The brown is from too much water in the ground.



** SOP Note: In this spray I increased the K concentration to 1.25% +/-. The NPK of this mix is .5-.17-.1.25 ... I dissolved 80 g SOP in boiling water for 2 min. Then let cool and sprained though a coffee filter. I had 30% of undissolved SOP (farm field grade) and a net of 56 g in solution. ... Increase SOP measurement by 1.42 to get target weight for solution +/-.




Beam ... hope you wern't booking against me!
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Beam ... hope you wern't booking against me!
naw….. I wouldn't do that...….

no, your talking AND doing pics. sometimes threads are just talk. I like to watch the progress. easier to see what yu are doing. got a namwa that stay's lite green might try it out myself! I am here to learn not just be an idiot, but dang I can have fun doing it

there are a lot of different folks here, and have many different ways of doing things. I have had some bum steers but also have had a lot of good information. a lot.

its easy to sit here and spew a lot of crap. and sometimes people think their right doing when doing it. or some people [like me] throw something out to see if what they are doing is right or could be done better.

but most people here come from Mississippi, SHOW ME. and this has been a very good thread so far in doing just THAT. keep up the great work there max. you not only talk but show your failures. don't get much better than that.

believe you are being watched on this one.
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OK ... For Beam (is it Moon or Sun ??)


Over all photo of Large patch 8/7/2018. A 2nd foliar spray was applied this morning. Right now the temp is 88 F & the sun is hot. This good drying weather if we can get 4 or 5 days without rain. The ground squishes walking on it.


Can you see any difference compared to Saturday's pc?




Next picture of the Blue Java mat. The leaves are dropping a little bit, but this morning the leaves look so fresh that one would think they all had just unROLLED.


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great pics.

star. moon. sun. flashlight.
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Moon Walker Sunny Beam ... OK and when you are dancing, the girls ask about the flashlight on your pocket??????
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oops ... I left out 2 pictures. I edited my post #17 to include those.
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sure tell the difference.

that's not a flashlight in my pocket...………..its a candle. usually a birthday candle. easier to stick in the ground. flashlights require duck tape.




yah it hurts when a flashlight falls out of a tree. also gets tricky when a person holds one and duz circles.

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sure tell the difference.


... also gets tricky when a person holds one and duz circles.

Then shoot to the center!
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