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 Ep. 141: White Labeling cannabis and hemp products Pt. 1

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Show Notes:  Welcome to ep 141. “Cannabis by The Sea” magazine is our newest sponsor, find them at https://www.cbtsmagazine.com/.   White labeling cannabis products with the help of Rodney Medina.  

Strain of the Week: Legend OG – is a cross OG Kush with a mystery strain. This is a mellow, sleepy indica, it is not a middle of the day weed unless you’re about to go down for a nap.  It has a nice flowery, over ripe fruit smell and taste.  

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Controlling Grasshoppers in our gardens

by Rincon-Vitova Insectary

Grasshoppers

Most grasshoppers are general feeders, but they prefer young green plants and some annual flowers. Chewing mouthparts make large, round, smooth holes in leaves. Heavy infestations can strip plants to stalks. During major outbreaks they feed on almost any green plant, and damage may occur over a considerably longer period.

Identification

Hind legs, have greatly enlarged femurs, are well adapted for jumping. 

Antennae are relatively short versus crickets and katydids, which have long antennae. 

Most are winged and are good fliers, although a few species are flightless.

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How to control Fungus Gnats in your garden.

by Rincon-Vitova Insectary

Fungus Gnats 

Fungus gnats are common pest of indoor plants in wet environments where algae and fungus grow. Infested plants lose vigor, color, and pesky flies are seen emerging from the soil, especially during watering. Larval stage feeds on tender roots/root hairs and often transmits the soil-borne fungi which cause root rots: Pythium spp., and Fusarium spp, Phytopthera spp. 

Identification 

Fungus gnats are often confused with shore flies, but can be distinguished by their long, beadlike antennae, their long legs, and their wings which have a prominent “Y”-shaped vein. 

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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 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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IMGS Ep.129: A windy weekend camping at the lake and spider mite IPM.

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Show Notes: Welcome to Ep. 129.  I was out at Lake Casitas and recorded this episode while I was there.  Sorry about the wind noise, the rain rolled in. 

 I hope everyone had a good Halloween and Dia de los Muertos.  The election, which states got legal cannabis.  And an IPM question.  Product review “Peach Ring” batter, thanks to Sespe Creek Collective in Ojai for sending that over.  A word about dab straws/ nectar collectors, sticky teeth.  Congrats to Justin Benton for his new podcast The Miracle Plant.  Yellow sticky traps and cotton balls.

Strain of the Week:  Gorilla Snacks – the internet says it’s a cross of of GG4 and Guinness, a Scooby Snacks F3 backcross.  23% THC  It has a strong aroma with pungent notes of pine, spicy musk and some sweetness at the end.  It was a fun, happy, chatty, high, no racy feeling.  It was a bit distracting   

Social Media:   IPM Spider Mites (SM) during flowering @lonestar_grows.  They’re a common pest that is easy to miss because they don’t fly so yellow sticky cards don’t give you a clear picture of SM pest pressure.  Regular bush bean plants do very well at attracting mites and help me monitor them better.  Keep bean plants in a small pot or cup that can be removed for the grow space. I also go for predator, ladybug common but seasonal.  I use Green Lacewing eggs/larvae because they’re available to me from RinconVitova.  Predatory mites like Phytoseiulus persimilis and Amblyseius californicus, and a predatory midge called Feltiella acarisuga can be put out as soon as you see spider mites on the bean plants.  I don’t spray anything on my flower plants, doesn’t matter how many weeks of flower are in.  The moisture could help certain molds and fungus take hold and ruin the bud.  It could also change the taste of the bud.  A buddy of mine swears by pyrethrum foggers but no later than week two of flower because it could leave a taste.  The most important thing to do is break down and clean the grow space.  Figure out how they got in and what helped them thrive.  Start your IPM with correcting that and build from there.  

Yellow sticky traps  –  mimic a dying weak leaf or mimic a yellow flower.  

  • Cinnamon Oil – thrips, leafminers, Japanese beetles
  • Melissa Oil – fungus gnats, thrips, horse flies, deer flies
  • Lemon Oil – fungus gnats, mealybugs, scale, thrips, Japanese beetles
  • Peppermint Oil – Cucumber beetle

Report from the cannabis front line: 

8,000 Lbs a day https://www.ganjapreneur.com/dea-seeking-contractor-who-can-incinerate-8000-pounds-of-cannabis-per-day/?mc_cid=06fffe2aed&mc_eid=cdb017092f 

Millions of Americans 

Older Adults and cannabis https://hightimes.com/news/study-finds-seniors-use-cannabis-treat-symptoms-aging/?mc_cid=06fffe2aed&mc_eid=cdb017092f 

The Election Results:  

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IMGS #126: Patrick Goggin and Delta 8 THC.

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Show Notes:  Welcome to Ep. 126.  Later I got Patrick Goggins back.  CannaQueen is starting her own YouTube show and I’ll be co-host.  It’s called “Candid with Canna Queen”.  We’re going to be live at 9pm EST. 6pm PST.  Unpack taster pack and product reviews.  Dosist vape cartridge..taste like pine lemon to me 

Social Media: We are doing a seed giveaway with Canna Queen Genetics check the shows IG account @inmygrowshow for the repost and rules.  One lucky winner will win a pack of Butter Cream Haze seeds and a pack of Queen White Haze seeds also.  Winner will be announced on ep. 127.  

Strain of the Week:  Hazel Berry a.k.a.Haze Berry – Sativa dominant cross between Super Silver Haze and the famous Blueberry.  17.5 THC.  To me it smelled like pine trees and sugar.  The flower looked great and the flavor was mostly pine.  The high was nice, wasn’t too racey and the come down was smooth, not a crash.  It was a decent high for the price, $35.  I did have one issue with it.  I was surprised that it was dry when I opened it, even with a humidity pack.  That tells me it’s been sitting in the package for awhile.  Packaged in June

Report from the cannabis front line: 

Hawaii and cannabis edibles https://norml.org/blog/2020/09/28/hawaii-governor-legalizes-sales-of-edible-products-by-licensed-medical-cannabis-dispensaries/ 

Worker protection in Pennsylvania https://norml.org/news/2020/10/01/pennsylvania-federal-judge-says-ex-worker-can-sue-after-being-terminated-for-use-of-medical-cannabis/ 

California banking https://www.cannabisbusinesstimes.com/article/california-cannabis-banking-bill/ 

Conversations with:  Patrick Goggins from the Hoban Law Group is back on the show talking about AB2028 and Delta 8 THC.  He’s also answering my questions about legalization and decriminalization.  I love talking to that guy, he’s totally zen about things.    

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Hop Hip – Kwon

Silent Partner – Butchers

   The High Line

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