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Cannabis leaves as a mulch

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Bit of a random one, i thought i read about this somewhere but i cant find it now

Has anyone ever used there defol or dead leaves as a cover mulch?
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GMO wrote:Bit of a random one, i thought i read about this somewhere but i cant find it now

Has anyone ever used there defol or dead leaves as a cover mulch?
All day every day bro, lmaooo

They wither up and become an excellent food source for the worms
I've literally thrown every leaf in there from sprout to harvest on 4 plants, they just disappear

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integrajosh wrote:
Fri Jan 03, 2020 3:09 am
They wither up and become an excellent food source for the worms
I've literally thrown every leaf in there from sprout to harvest on 4 plants, they just disappear
i dont have any worms in my pots yet i was more thinking as a kinda straw cover. ive got a few other plants i can use to cover the soil ones more thoroughly... if that makes sense
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GMO wrote:
integrajosh wrote:
Fri Jan 03, 2020 3:09 am
They wither up and become an excellent food source for the worms
I've literally thrown every leaf in there from sprout to harvest on 4 plants, they just disappear
i dont have any worms in my pots yet i was more thinking as a kinda straw cover. ive got a few other plants i can use to cover the soil ones more thoroughly... if that makes sense
Oh ok, as long as it's not a super thick layer you should be fine bro but you may want to look into it a bit more

With the living beds there's way more than just worms eating the leaves, all the other bugs do too. It decomposes quickly

But in your situation I'd be careful of high humidity and mold starting to grow in the leaves
That's why 3 of my last 7 seedlings dampened off. Mold was growing under the straw layer because I had my extraction fan off

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integrajosh wrote:
GMO wrote:
integrajosh wrote:
Fri Jan 03, 2020 3:09 am
They wither up and become an excellent food source for the worms
I've literally thrown every leaf in there from sprout to harvest on 4 plants, they just disappear
i dont have any worms in my pots yet i was more thinking as a kinda straw cover. ive got a few other plants i can use to cover the soil ones more thoroughly... if that makes sense
Oh ok, as long as it's not a super thick layer you should be fine bro but you may want to look into it a bit more

With the living beds there's way more than just worms eating the leaves, all the other bugs do too. It decomposes quickly

But in your situation I'd be careful of high humidity and mold starting to grow in the leaves
That's why 3 of my last 7 seedlings dampened off. Mold was growing under the straw layer because I had my extraction fan off

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Are you using a bokashi or any kinda bacteria?

It could be worth hammering in some lactobacillus and trichdeoma glomus if ya not

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Literally ran out just before transplant, lol
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integrajosh wrote:Literally ran out just before transplant, lol
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That stuff sounds amazing tbh!

Have you looked into bokashi tho? I think over there they mite still have a products called gro-kashi?

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GMO wrote:
integrajosh wrote:Literally ran out just before transplant, lol
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That stuff sounds amazing tbh!

Have you looked into bokashi tho? I think over there they mite still have a products called gro-kashi?

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They do but I'm trying to focus on cutting back on costs as much as possible. I might give it a go in the future and see what the hype's about though

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integrajosh wrote:
GMO wrote:
integrajosh wrote:Literally ran out just before transplant, lol
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That stuff sounds amazing tbh!

Have you looked into bokashi tho? I think over there they mite still have a products called gro-kashi?

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They do but I'm trying to focus on cutting back on costs as much as possible. I might give it a go in the future and see what the hype's about though

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It's just lactobacillus infused grain buddy. Save the pennies and make your own lactobacillus and spray it in would be my suggestion

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Oh and yeast. Lactose and yeast lol

Literally bread and milk mate. Save the pennies

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Search for something called EM 1 buddy. Awesome short cut

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