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Summer 2019 Growing Tips

by | Friday, June 28, 2019 |
Summer Growing Tips

Summer is in full swing here! With summer baking the Midwest recently, the warm weather always brings its own set of problems and benefits in the mushroom growing world. Humidity: Mushrooms love that extra humidity, even in most climate controlled homes the humidity levels will rise and you will notice that in your mushroom growing setup as well. Humidity will be easier to maintain at lower temperatures. Make sure you allow for extra air exchange in your growing setup to prevent excess Co2...

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Feedback Needed! What growing supplies are you looking for?

by | Friday, March 29, 2019 |

We want to know what other growing supplies you may be looking for or wish we carried! Our goal is to eventually offer all the tools and supplies needed for all level of mushroom growers. We want to be a 1-stop shop for all your mycology supplies and mediums!We are going to be adding a new section of raw materials and laboratory supplies soon and want to make sure we don't miss anything! Send us an email at support@midwestgrowkits.com  with any suggestions.  If we use your suggestion...

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Is it possible to dunk a bulk casing grow?

by | Wednesday, March 20, 2019 |

This question come up a lot. Monotubs or Bulk Casing grows (where you break up your jars or bags and mix with casing in a container or tray) Is there a way to dunk this? Yes but with risks. In theory it sounds like a good idea but there are some reasons not to attempt. We have done plenty of experimenting and trials and the results only yielded around 10%-15% additional growth on average. Dunking a bulk casing has to be done with precision. (There are a few methods which we will discuss in...

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