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#41 mobile

 
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Posted 22 March 2012 - 22:18 PM

That was our top seller when i worked at the hydro store. it would make you sick what the mark up is on it, but i suppose that goes for all goods.

I suspect that to be true of most of the products sold in hydro stores :wink:

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Posted 30 March 2012 - 08:17 AM

I've started feeding coffee beans to my cat, anybody want some? Ill do you a deal at 20£ a gram. Was thinking of branding it as 'catty crap'.


Haha, kinda reminds me of that kitty litter that is branded under the name of Catch It.

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Posted 02 May 2012 - 09:30 AM

Great results! I am trying now some coffee treatment on my slowly growing N. lowii 'Kinabalu'. It's the slowest plant I have ever had \o/

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Posted 02 May 2012 - 14:03 PM

Can I just get an update as to the whole procedure of the coffee fertiliser?

Is it just the used grinds from the bottom of a pot or does it include any liquid?

How much do you use and how often do you apply it etc?

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Posted 09 May 2012 - 19:06 PM

If you were to use the day old left over cold coffee, the stuff that usually gets poured down the drain before a new batch is made, that would be the fluid that would be poured through the potting media.

Once every six months seems to be safe.

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Posted 18 May 2012 - 15:06 PM

Great results, DVG!

I was wondering if you could let us know your typical day/night temps, humidity, and the media you use? Were these plants grown under fluorescents or sunlight? Also, how long were you waiting between waterings considering the plants were grown in a terrarium?

It's hard for me to imagine these specific species growing so quickly, so I'd like to know all I can about your experience.


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Posted 19 May 2012 - 11:37 AM

wow thats awesome some great results . The rajah looks great. I have to give this a go on my neps.
Do you have any more up to date pictures of how they are doing? And are you still giving them the coffee treatment?

Thanks

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Posted 25 May 2012 - 14:44 PM

Has anyone tried tea as a fertilzer its is supposed to work on housplants

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Posted 02 June 2012 - 17:38 PM

Has anyone tried tea as a fertilzer its is supposed to work on housplants



Haven't tried it, Stu, but I would be curious of the results.


Furthering this coffee discussion, if anyone is interested in viewing the results of other experienced growers, Terra Forums has a similar thread that was recently revived: http://www.terraforu...-Roast-Pressure

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Posted 17 June 2012 - 20:28 PM

Extraordinary success but a small question cross me the head.
Be that e coffee kills your sphaigne? The coffee(café) to apply him(it) to you in spraying(pulverizing) or in watering?

Thank you.

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Posted 17 June 2012 - 22:37 PM

Extraordinary success but a small question cross me the head.
Be that e coffee kills your sphaigne? The coffee(café) to apply him(it) to you in spraying(pulverizing) or in watering?

Thank you.



Gael,

Just use a french press to make the coffee as you usually would and pour it into the media once it has cooled down.

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Posted 20 June 2012 - 13:08 PM

ok thank :thumbsup: