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"Natures Living Soil" is not very good

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Well plants look pretty decent now, so it doesn't look too bad!

I have some NLS soil cooking right now that I mixed right around 1lb per 3 gallons (auto strength).
I watered with some molasses and Great White and it's in a garbage can now for 30+ days. I hope this will help it.
I am wondering if there is anything else I should do?

Based on this thread and others, I plan on supplementing with some teas.
Not going to count on H2O alone to go the distance...
i think youre on the right track...i would still add some granulated Mycorrhiza and powdered gypsum to it and plenty of azomite and glacial rockdust if i had to do it again...then keep it moist and cook the daylights out of it for at least 30 days or until the shit smell goes earthy..

dIrEcTiOnS:

SuPeRsOiL tEcHnIqUe:

1. Add 1lb of Nature's Living Soil concentrate for every 1.5 gallons of organic potting soil to make a ready to use Super Soil (about 1/3 of a 5 gallon container)
2. Fill a container 1/3 full with the super soil from step 1 and 2/3 with organic potting soil.
3. Plant and water from seed to harvest

Living Soil Technique:
1. Thoroughly mix 1 lb of Nature's Living Soil concentrate for every 5 gallons of organic potting soil to make a ready to use Living Soil
2. Make a small hole, about the size of a 16oz cup, and fill with organic potting soil.
3. Plant and water from seed to harvest

Top Feeding:
1. Sprinkle a thin layer of Nature's Living Soil concentrate on the top of the soil and water.
 

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yeah,sorry fellas.Also with soils like this layers can work if done correctly but their way with this soil will not do as well as other methods and soil. I always have mixed the soil throughout.Has always worked better for me over the years. Good Luck guys.. Imma have some issues too most likely.LOL never even seen a grow with NLS. but Used Kind Soil a good bit and these are very very similar soils. and the behavior seems to be almost identical.
 

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How did you mix your soil originally? The same ratio as Mr Paul here used ?
Yes Accept I used a 1 gallon pot as my final container so she don’t out grow the tent., same methods though, dumped about a quarter of the 1 pound bag into the pot then dumped in for farm ocean forest to about 1/3 then mixed it in then I topped it off with ocean forest thinking the tap root would hit the bottom layer in time for flowering. I believe these autoflowers eat more than I intended and should have mixed in more. I did a top layer to the soil of both pots but “mainly” the one that was showing the most deficiency. I ended up using the whole 1 pound bag of NLS to 2 gallons worth of soil.. I’ve been keeping an eye on the runoff ppm and it was way Low so I have been adding Botanicare pbp to bring the ppm up slowly to around 1400-1500? What’s a good ppm for soil? Should I be going stronger on the Nutes? The runoff came out at 670 today with the ppm going in was 586. So I made my feeding for tomorrow a little stronger with 600ppm of pbp and 200ppm of cal mag so a total of 800+ will be watered tomorrow in hopes my runoff will come out 1000+ I’ve been adding small amounts of pbp throughout this first week. Before I started with pbp the ppm was 300 so I’ve been watering with 400+ppm and working my way up and they have been eating what I give them cuz the runoff is always lower the next day
 
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I ended up using the whole 1 pound bag of NLS to 2 gallons worth of soil..
Dont let your pots dry out...
Then maybe just water with aact using ancient forest humus, azomite, molasses and castings... and top dress with some high p guano.. that should make whatever is in that soil available to the plants.. you need microbes in your soil...
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Dont let your pots dry out...
Then maybe just water with aact using ancient forest humus, azomite, molasses and castings... and top dress with some high p guano.. that should make whatever is in that soil available to the plants.. you need microbes in your soil...
GL
Yeah they have been drying out. Just yesterday I started topping the pot off to keep it moist until morning bc usually when I wake up it’s bone dry
 

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Plant-success.com they have OMRI certified products.

Recharge is not to my knowledge, but I could be wrong.
Fishhead farms fishsh*t is though and I’ve used that as well.
 
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