Does everyone here use nutrients??and if you don’t use nutrients does your bud equal a plant that was raised with nutrients?..have you made the switch from-to or to switch the other way around?..and what made your final choice?
You have to have nutrients (whether it’s in the soil or added). A plant, like any living organism, cannot survive without nutrients.
But I mean like chemicals…there’s always organic ways to get nutrients I’m talking about all the commercial stuff…I’m growing some stuff right now with no nutrients added at all and they Are doing well.
I’m not an experienced grower and I’m learning as I go but if the plants are doing fine why even add stuff to it?
You don’t. You read your plants. They’ll tell you what they need. If they’re healthy now, they’re saying they need nothing. There will come a time where they start asking of things. Unless you’re in some super soil that has what they need from start to finish.
Check out both of my two journals . I do believe it’s what your looking for my friend.
I use supersoil. It’s organic and gives great results.
I think once you flip your lights for flower you will need to feed because of the amount of energy it takes the plant to stretch and then flower. If you don’t feed during this time it will affect your yield.
Supersoil definately requires some effort to make initially but is worth the effort. I fill a third of my pot with supersoil and then top off with organic soil. From there it’s water only until harvest.
@garrigan62 is who I got the recipe from.
I use an amended coco/perlite mix called Roots Organics and I use the ILGM/Flower Power nutrient line. If it wasn’t amended, and was just straight coco/perlite, I would begin adding nutirents when the cotylodons yellow off on the plant. But, because it is amended, I wait until the plants are established in the pot, I begin using nutrients.
Generally speaking, by established in the pot I mean that the roots have made it through the pot and the leaf canopy is about the size of the footprint of the pot itself.