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Dunking Tips

by | Friday, January 10, 2020 |

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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This Social Media Post is exactly why we are here!

by | Monday, August 26, 2019 |

There is so much conflicting information out there and most people end up more confused than anything. There are hundreds of different ways to grow but finding the right method for your unique growing environment and situation is always the challenge. We provide methods that have tried and tested for 10+ years and work for anyone in any growing environment.

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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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