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Outdoor beds/winter
    #4687359 - 09/20/05 08:57 PM (12 years, 4 months ago)

I live in the upper midwest, and fall is fast approaching. My outside bed is primarily for my contammed cakes. I have harvested a few, but a few is better than nothing. I am wondering if the cakes/myc/spores that I put out there will be able to survive the winter? Should I mulch the top to give it some protection from a little of the cold? Has anyone had any luck with this type of situation?

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Re: Outdoor beds/winter [Re: hardwaters]
    #4687572 - 09/20/05 09:42 PM (12 years, 4 months ago)


:bongload: Look into my heyes !! :bongload:

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Re: Outdoor beds/winter [Re: ThumpaCap]
    #4687594 - 09/20/05 09:48 PM (12 years, 4 months ago)

Are you talking about cubes?

Uppermidwest... Michigan area? Too cold.

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Re: Outdoor beds/winter [Re: Blek]
    #4687712 - 09/20/05 10:16 PM (12 years, 4 months ago)

If its cubes and if it freezes your doomed. If it doesn't you have a small chance. If it doesn't drop below 45, you have a decent chance. Dependent on the strain and the original conditions if it isn't a lab creation. You could dig and bag and place in a cool place and hope for dormancy. But your best bet is to start planning your bed for next year and saving those spent casings / cakes at around 46 - 50 degrees. Good luck.

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Re: Outdoor beds/winter [Re: LynxRufus]
    #4687766 - 09/20/05 10:28 PM (12 years, 4 months ago)

lol...Ice Cubes

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