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Storing fully colonized grain substrates!

by | Wednesday, September 5, 2018 |

Many people don't realize that you can store fully colonized spawn bags and grain jars for 2-3 months after they are colonized. If you need to wait or delay a bulk growing project, keep reading! This doesn't work with the standard half pint BRF jars, but any whole grain substrate. Place the fully white (colonized) bags or jars in a cool dark spot. Ideally 50-65 degrees. The mycellium will enter a dormancy phase and will not die. We recommend a cool basement or root cellar. When you are ready to...

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Summer Growing Tips!

by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018 |

Summer is almost here!With summer fast approaching, 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 buildup. This is much...

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Dunking Tips

by | Wednesday, March 7, 2018 |

To dunk or not to dunk that is the question we get all the time. To clarify, you should always dunk your cakes after each flush. Dunking is critical in getting the most out of your grow. Each time you dunk you are mimicking a rainstorm that saturates the ground. Ever notice in the summer that few days after a heavy rain you see mushrooms pop up all over your yard? Everyone has a personal preference when it comes to dunking after birthing the cakes or not. There is no right or wrong answer to...

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