Here’s how we’re going to attack the Aphids in our gardens.

By Rincon-Vitova Insectary

Aphids 

Aphids suck plant sap, which causes distortion of leaves and shoots and reduces plant vigor. As aphids feed, they produce sticky honeydew, which attracts sooty molds, and reduces photosynthetic capacity. Some species also transmit plant viruses. 

Identification 

Aphids are soft-bodied, pear-shaped insects, 1/16-1/8 inch long. 

Most are wingless, but some have transparent wings held roof-like over their backs.  

Immature aphids look like smaller versions of wingless adults. 

A pair of tube-like structures (cornicles) sticks out of abdomen (back end). 

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Some best practices for fighting White Flies.

by Rincon-Vitova Insectary

Whiteflies 

Whiteflies are not flies but are related to honeydew producing pests like aphids, scales, mealybugs. They have piercing, needlelike mouthparts to suck sap from plants. Large populations can cause plant distortion, discoloration, yellow or silvering of leaves, leaves to fall off plants, and serious crop losses. Some whiteflies transmit viruses to certain vegetable crops. Most common species, Greenhouse and sweet potato (=tobacco/bemesia tabaci) Silverleaf (Bemesia agentifolii) whitefly, have a wide host range. Whiteflies breed all year round in warmer parts of California, moving from one host to another as plants are harvested or dry up. 

Identification 

Adults are 1/16 inch long moth-like insects with yellowish bodies, short antennae, and white wings.  

Nymphs are wingless, flat, oval-shaped and almost resemble scale insects.  

All stages feed by sucking plant juices from leaves and excrete honeydew, which often attracts ants.  

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Where in the backyard are you going to put your cannabis garden?

by Alex Robles

  Warning: When you do anything cannabis related at home, please look up and read your local and state cannabis regulations.  This way you know what your rights and limitations are.

     The temperature is warming up, spring is coming.  If you’re anything like me, you’re not just daydreaming about what fruits and vegetables are going in our garden this year.  We’re also thinking about which cannabis veritals/strain we want to grow this year.  But before we put any cannabis seeds in the soil, let’s talk about some things we need to think about when we’re looking for the best place to locate our cannabis garden.  

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IMGS podcast Ep. 143: Vincent Bitetti from Green Goddess Supply.

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Show Notes: Welcome to Ep. 143.  Later I’ll talk with Vincent Bitetti from GreenGoddess Supply.    

Strain of the Week: Miracle Alien Cookies (MAC) – is a cross of Alien Cookies with Starfighter and Columbian. MAC was great for me, a good daytime smoke.  It kept me focused and energized.  It has a nice citrus, wet soil, rosey, light powdered sugar aroma and taste.  This also gave me munchies hard.    

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IMGS 138: Iron Deficiency

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Show Notes:   Welcome to Ep. 138.  Iron deficiency in my plants. I think that tall plants are males. Go to https://101cbd.org/ for your raw CBD products.  Thank to Justin for getting some CBD hemp seeds to grow.

Strain of the Week:  Mothers Milk: Cross of the Nepali OG and Appalachia. The flower looked nice and frosty and felt soft and fresh.  It smelled sweet with a hint of red pepper spice, musky wet dirt and fuel and tasted the same.  It came in at 25% THC but I found the high to be flat, I just expected more of a punch for 25% and it wasn’t there for me.  So next time I will walk on by as the song says.. 

Report from the cannabis front line:   ER visit and substance abuse:https://www.samhsa.gov/data/sites/default/files/reports/rpt32812/DAWN%20Marijuana%20Profile.pdf   So I finished reading a  book called Tell Your Children: 

How high are you: https://www.thegrowthop.com/cannabis-news/two-men-remembered-to-return-their-rental-car-but-forgot-their-cache-of-drugs

Super weed in UK https://www.dailystar.co.uk/news/latest-news/super-weed-flooding-uk-drinkers-23330973

Injecting mushrooms https://www.livescience.com/magic-mushroom-injection-case-report.html 

Conversations with: Cannabis as medicine:

Decriminalization vs. Legalization: Another opinion

Book: Tell your Children  

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Cash Machine by Anno Domini Beats

Where shall we dine by Letter Box

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IMGS #136: My last Canna-Butter for 2020

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Show Notes:   Welcome to 2021, this is Ep. 136. I hope Christmas and New Years went well for everyone.  We’ve been through a lot this crazy year.  We saw the conversation about cannabis go from “why do we need it”l to essential in an instant. I want to welcome all the new home growers who started growing this crazy year. Virtual Events  Made butter with the Magical butter Machine, and didn’t make a video, small kitchen and too many cooks.  I’ve been putting butter in almost everything I eat or drink lately.  Here’s what I used.

  • 21oz of clarified butter (3 tubs of 7oz each)
  • 1 Tbsp of  Lecithin per cup of butter
  • 7.3g homegrown trim, maybe 15% THC hard to tell and 3.7g of Maui Wowie 19% THC  For a total of 11g of cannabis at about 16% THC and that’s what I based my math on.
  • Decarboxylated it at 250 degrees F for 25min.  I cover my baking sheet with foil, some people do this uncovered.
  • Put butter, Lecithin and flower in the Magical butter Machine and set for 2hrs at 165 degrees F setting.

Now for the math:  The totals are rounded up.  

  • 1g = 1000mg
  • 11g = 11,000mg
  • 11,000 x 16% (THC) = 1,760mg of THC
  • 1,760 divided by 21oz (butter) = 84mg THC per oz of butter or 18mg THC per tsp
  • Each 7oz tub of butter has 586mg THC more or less.

Strain of the Week:  Strawberry Banana aka Strawnana – Banana Kush and the “Strawberry” phenotype of Bubble Gum, This flower had a nice sweet fruity flavor and aroma, I love a fruity bud.  It came in at 22% THC, it was an indica leaning but not too bad.  It was a nice level headspace, didn’t rob my motivation the way some indicas in the 20’s% can.  If I was working it was easy to stay on task, I didn’t get distracted or lose my train of thought.  I did find it too mellow to hang out with friends, if I smoked more than 1 joint at a time it gave me couchlock.   Autumn Brands  

    From Leafly on Phenotype Two things influence the structural formation of any given cannabis plant: genetics and environment. The plant’s genetic makeup, also called a genotype, acts as a blueprint for growth: it allows a spectrum of physical possibilities, but it is up to the environment to induce these characteristics. The physical expression of a genotype is referred to as a phenotype, which is simply defined as the traits that the environment pulls out from the plant’s genetic code

Report from the cannabis front line:

Voters in Arizona (nov 30, 2020), Montana (Jan 1, 2021), New Jersey (Jan 1, 2021) and South Dakota (July 1, 2021) approved measures legalizing recreational marijuana.

Oregon decriminalizes the possession of small amounts of street drugs such as cocaine, heroin and methamphetamine.  I couldn’t find when that goes or went in affect.

Canna-Jerky https://www.thegrowthop.com/cannabis-news/yukon-government-announces-local-jerky-products-possibly-containing-thc-have-been-voluntarily-recalled  

Drug offence and college https://norml.org/news/2020/12/23/congressional-package-repeals-ban-on-student-aid-to-those-with-past-drug-convictions/ 

More cannabis research every year https://norml.org/news/2020/12/23/record-number-of-scientific-papers-published-in-2020-about-cannabis/

Conversations with:   I want to thank everyone who helps me put the show together. All my friends who give me technical help and keep agreeing to come on the show when I ask them to. My buddy Rodney Medina, Justin Benton from 101CBD, CannaQueen from CannaQueen Genetics, Barbara from SBVende.com, Dr Jake Felice, Christina from Sespe Creek Collective, Patrick Goggin from Hoban Law Group.  Thank you to everyone who’s been on the show.   

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IMGS #132: Cannabis and Religion P.1 Rev. Mary Moreno-Richardson.

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Show Notes: Welcome to Ep. 132.  Here in a bit I’ll play a conversation I had with Rev. Mary Moreno Richardson.  I hope your Thanksgiving was awesome, mine was great but I had too much food.  I ate so much, I wasn’t hungry until dinner time the next day.  Shout out to pastor Steve for dropping off the bird.  

Strain of the Week:    Zweet Tartz – cross of ZOZ5 x Sweet Cherry Pie.  Flavors/aromas It does have these lemon, cherry, piney notes.  The label says it was 30% THC but it didn’t feel like it to me, a 30% should have given me more couch lock and I didn’t.  I think it’s a Zkittlez family member and as far as I can tell, this is NOT the same as the Sweet Tart which is a cross of Purple Thai X Afghani X ATF strains.

Conversations with: I had this idea of having a series of conversations about “Cannabis and Religion” with different religious leadersIt’s not as easy as I thought it would be easy to get religious leaders to talk publicly about their personal opinions on cannabis, drugs and the war on drugs. 

I appreciate Rev. Mary Moreno Richardson who is a retired Episcopal reverend  talking to me not just about cannabis but also about some of the different experiences she’s had and works she’s done.    

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Music: POLD – Summer vibe     The High Line    True Messiah

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IMGS Ep. 130: It’s almost Thanksgiving.

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A little recap of last weeks IPM question.

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Show Notes: Welcome to Ep 130.  A word about last week’s episode and the noise.  I will recap the IPM question that I read last week.  Tester pack, Blueberry Muffin.  California doesn’t have employee protection for cannabis patients, how do we change that?  

Strain of the Week:  Gasoline –  The description of this says that It’s a cross of ChemDawg and OG Kush and sativa dominant.  Of course it has a fuel aroma.  There’s also this wet dirt and pine cones and funk smell, with a sweet fruity flavor at the end of exhales.  21% THC wasn’t too heavy, nice day time high.  

Social Media: Social Media:   IPM Spider Mites (SM) during flowering @lonestar_grows.  Same notes as last week.

Report from the cannabis front line: 

More election local results 

Measure G in Ojai increasing cannabis taxhttps://ballotpedia.org/Ojai,_California,_Measure_G,_Marijuana_Business_Tax_(November_2020) 

Ventura County Measure O – https://ballotpedia.org/Ventura_County,_California,_Measure_O,_Marijuana_Permit_Ordinance_(November_2020) 

Ventura City – https://ballotpedia.org/San_Buenaventura,_California,_Measure_I,_Marijuana_Business_Tax_(November_2020

Native owned cannabis company https://www.ganjapreneur.com/michigans-first-tribal-owned-cannabis-business-begins-operations/?mc_cid=c3c77f4910&mc_eid=cdb017092f 

NJ lawmakers trying to change cannabis tax https://www.politico.com/news/2020/11/11/new-jersey-navigates-cannabis-legalization-436232?mc_cid=c3c77f4910&mc_eid=cdb017092f 

Cannabis in Hong Kong https://www.thegrowthop.com/cannabis-news/hong-kong-teens-are-importing-cannabis-products-at-alarming-rates?mc_cid=c3c77f4910&mc_eid=cdb017092f 

New JAMA article https://www.projectcbd.org/cannabis-schizophrenia-conspiracy-causality?mc_cid=c3c77f4910&mc_eid=cdb017092f 

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The High Line

Regrets

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