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December 11th, 2008

Now your Clones are Plants

June 8th, 2008

This is the last stage in the cloning process, potting into big pots.  As you can see from the picture we use square pots as this gives you more room in the grow area.

We use a mixture of Coco Fibre, moss peat and perlite (1sack of Coco Fibre, about 8 good size handfulls of moss peat and two buckets of perlite).

Water the plants copiously after re-potting and feed with nutrients.

Let the plants veg for a couple of weeks before putting them into floration.

From Clone Babies to Plants

May 8th, 2008

The clones which were planted into small pots in Early April are now ready to be potted on into bigger pots. As you can see from these Pictures

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they are 15-20cm in height and have good root balls.

The next stage is to pot them on into bigger pots using the same soil, which encourages good root growth.

This is the size pot we use for this stage:

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It took these Fatty Cola clones 3 weeks under the florescent lights to mature enough to be potted on.

Getting Clones Ready

April 15th, 2008

Here are some clones of Fatty Cola taken a couple of days ago. They are in rockwool cubes and placed in a box on a layer of perlite. They are under a 150 watt bulb - actually we use an energy saver bulb as that gives no heat - and kept moist. See the cloning page for details on how to clone.

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And here are some clones that have been potted on. It took 3 weeks for good roots to form, then they were potted into small pots in Compo Sana soil which contains root enhancer.

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They are under florescent lights full time and watered daily. As the roots develop, and depending on how warm it is, they may need to be watered twice a day.

Visit the Cloning Page to see how to clone plants.

Fatty Cola Prizes

March 24th, 2008

Finally got a picture of the 2007 Prizes in La Bella Flor competition. Fatty Cola won 1st Prize for Interior and 3rd Prize for Exterior grow.

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To give you some idea of the standard of competition at La Bella Flor, click here for a report by Nol van Sheik on the 2003 event.

After a lot of hassle..

February 15th, 2008

There have been a lot of problems with this site, from the Gallery not working to not being able to post after a server move, but hopefully, these are now behind us.

I keep thinking to myself that this project is so much more than growing good plants and the ability to smoke the proceeds (my favorite online headshop is here - their unique water pipe selection is pretty crazy). This is about getting the message out there. About letting people know that growing the herb is easier than they think!

All the photos in the Gallery have to be replaced and the site tidied up, so please bear with me while I get things fixed up.

The good news is the Fatty Cola won more prizes in La Bella Flor 2007 - watch for photos when I get the Gallery organized.

Bigboa breeds Prize Winning Seeds

December 12th, 2006

In a recent Canabis Competition - La Bella Flor 2006 - Bigboa´s strain of Fatty Cola won 1st prize for Best Outdoor Seeds.

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There was stiff competition fo the first prize but BigBoa´s superb Fatty Cola won for it´s smell, taste and effect!

Seeds for this new breed are available to purchase exclusively through this site. For more information send an email to [email protected]

The Compost Heap Plant - ready to smoke

November 20th, 2006

The Compost Heap Plant turned out to be great! You can see the pics in the gallery of the finished bud.

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This is some of the buds hanging up to dry.

New Album added to Gallery

September 24th, 2006

Check out the new album added to the Gallery - The Compost Heap Plant.

This plant grew from a seed that was swept up off the floor and dumped on the Compost Heap. All it´s nutrients came from the compost, no other nutirents were added.

It is Sativa dominant (70%) Indica (30%) and should be fully matured within the next two weeks.

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Any Questions?

August 16th, 2006

If you have any questions about growing marijuana either indoors or outdoors you can post them in the comments box.

Our resident expert will provide answers on all aspects of growing marijuana. Whether you want to know what are the best nutrients to use or the best light set-up to get maximum yield - just ask!

Or if you have anything else you´d like to say - like how good the pics in the Gallery are ;) - go ahead and click on the link at the top of this post and add your comment.

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