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To download the .pdf click here   Plant growth comparison of Cannabis sativa when grown in isolated containers versus communal bed systems.    Dr. Ben Higgins and Tad Hussey 16 June, 2019   Introduction The decision that all farms are faced with in choosing which containers (if any) to use for their crop(s) has both biological and financial implications. Not surprisingly, these implications are not mutually exclusive, as the type of containers used (e.g., hydroponics, potted soil, raised beds, ground-planted, etc.) inherently will express differences in ecosystem biodiversity. Furthermore, this decision as to which type of growing method used (e.g.,...

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There are many recipes out there for mixing your own potting soil. I've tried a bunch over the years, including most of the commercially produced soils on the market like Ocean Forest or Pro Mix. I'm convinced that with a little bit of work, you can produce your own soil using many local products and not only save money but make a much better soil for your plants.  Let me give a little history on our soils and how I started the process of learning about mixing soils. It started back in 2005 when I met a man in Portland...

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