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Offlinevaporbrains
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Straw Question...
    #1184205 - 01/02/03 07:02 AM (15 years, 1 month ago)

do you guys add anything to your wheat straw (other than horse/cow/yak shit)? do you try to balance the ph?


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Re: Straw Question... [Re: vaporbrains]
    #1185045 - 01/02/03 12:33 PM (15 years, 1 month ago)

the beauty of straw is simplicity.
just pasteurize and innoculate.
as far as ph goes, i have never tested it.
works well with minimal hassle.
:tongue: 


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Re: Straw Question... [Re: viscid]
    #1185462 - 01/02/03 03:55 PM (15 years, 1 month ago)

  Some peeps soak or pasteurize the straw in the same water that they used to
steep bird seed or pasteurize thier manure in. As for as I  am aware, there is no
real proof this will boost your crops, but some swear by it.
  But basicaly what viscid said is how it goes.  :wink: 


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Re: Straw Question... [Re: Charlie_Bucket]
    #1185561 - 01/02/03 04:47 PM (15 years, 1 month ago)

Do you just soak the straw to sterilize or do you put any bleach / dawn in ti and then soak or do you preasure cook it? I cant seem to find a good tech for this and that seems to be the method that the people I bought the straw from suggest I was doubtfull though. :confused: 


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Invisibledeanofmean
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Re: Straw Question... [Re: vaporbrains]
    #1185587 - 01/02/03 05:10 PM (15 years, 1 month ago)

dry straw has no ph . ph is measured from H2O


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Re: Straw Question... [Re: Charlie_Bucket]
    #1185601 - 01/02/03 05:22 PM (15 years, 1 month ago)

Quote:

  Some peeps soak or pasteurize the straw in the same water that they used to
steep bird seed or pasteurize thier manure in. As for as I  am aware, there is no
real proof this will boost your crops, but some swear by it.
  But basicaly what viscid said is how it goes.  :wink: 




i cant give you scientific proof, but it makes sense to me that manure water would add nutes to straw . :laugh:


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Re: Straw Question... [Re: vaporbrains]
    #1191932 - 01/05/03 09:10 AM (15 years, 1 month ago)

i'm asking for specific fucking additives..such as osmocote.....i would be getting better answers perhaps if my post hadn't been removed from the advanced cult. forum. ... :smile: no offense...


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