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    Post your track of the day

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    Mimosa pudica feeding

    I presumed they were perennial.... And the cold and.. Lol.. Previously neglect ended them. The red headed stepson of encyclopedias tells me annual in temperate, potentially up a 2 year perennial in tropics. Learnt something new And that might change my tactics.
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    Meet up: Melbourne

    Lol... I have fond memories of kero heaters eth. You know I would if I could, I come out of recluse now.
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    Mimosa pudica feeding

    Yep they won't run off here.. Well until the averages warm up a bit not much I can't grow if I set my mind to it... Lol I've had them growing in some pretty poor potting mixes before and they do OK during the warmer times, outdoor here at least ends them. Wasn't sure if anyone that has put them in pots pampered them. The seed certainly holds its viability, I threw down some ancient seed and had most if not all take. I reckon I might just bump them to the along under supplementary lighting when I rotate them out to recover after I make a bit of room to work with.
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    Quit cigs

    2 days before heart surgery Wasn't because of it... But it wasn't helping. After having the chest cracked open I really want to avoid that shit again. My resolve was bolstered after being taken offline during that event. I'd been on and off a few times, of prolonged and at times pretty heavy death stick use. Kicking off when I could just walk in and buy them in my school uniform of a morning. I never was a user of "spin", I still don't understand that. Spin users I've noticed Really struggle to kick the things. I at one stage had two bowls on the go mine and another for my brothers from other mothers as most wouldn't tackle my bowl. Still use tobacco on occasion in other forms smokeless, but ciggies can just F off as far as I'm concerned ... Ciggies are the lowest form of baccy IMO served up to us here - if at all, with some principally just being made mostly of "sheet".... Substituted sheet alright. FFS I found Indonesian ciggies as an example of being better quality than what we were, and now served up. Do I want one.... Yes, yes I do for I am an addict because the things did what they were designed to do. They smell like shit to me now though, decent pipe and some cigars still smell really good though and tempting as all hell. Having as much time away from second hand smoke helps a lot, and hide /remove ashtrays
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    Post your native plant pics

    Leptecophylla juniperina - cheeseberry (sub/Alpine var ) Was Cyathodes sp.
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    Sceletium use for anxiety in dogs.

    This is going really well, better than I anticipated I have reduced the dose to miniscule maintenence. I'll put some words together when I can keep my thoughts coherent.
  8. I think this is a new offering to the gods
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    Post a random picture thread

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    WBs random photos

    Something different while I'm bedding things down for winter. Lol.. FFS... I actually think I have more cacti than when I started cleaning up
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    A few Trich cuts

    Another small TBM $35+post ..
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    WBs random photos

    I missed this event, during a push em hard phase... Lol... Has healed sweet though.
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    WBs random photos

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    Drying and curing N.rustica

    Curing is colour cured to end point In case of tobac. Yep you want to get it brown in presuming, that can take a month + hang, but if the humidity got to low during it will hold green. Heat with low/no humidity is not desirable at all whilst chasing colour. Month + hang is typical, and a fluctuation in day/night humidity is really beneficial. Even after its not unusual for extended hanging, Stage 1 get it to final colour (air, sun, flue, heap ferment ect) , step 2 age (natural, kiln, ferment). Rust will hold green into the veins hard to the last point , but if the humidity gets to low it will stop curing and hold green. No fix once it dries off, it's dead as such and the processes stopped. When heat gets used such as flue curing for commercial baccy it's a high heat and humidity operation with a decent air exchange. Used to speed up and provide a uniform product that can be planned for In production. Regularly pull it apart and turn it/restack it needs daily, sometimes twice attention . It can cure it in a much quicker time. Molds love the higher heat and humidity.... Typically you can first spot on the end of the leaf stem for most, but a few prefer the leaf surface. Keep a spray bottle handy, it's unlikely down here but may need a little mist if heat producing advances fast. It's a warm/moist process, the heat as such internal driven. If exploring a pile cure/ferment after getting it to Colour, hang and age a bit whilst bringing the moisture content back a little (reduce mold risk) , then age on in storage which should be at a lower humidity than at least Tassie ambient. Hope that's of some assist bro Time for an early pharma breakky.... Lol Note - this is for getting the most out of your personal organic pesticide production
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    Overwintering Trichs

    They only go dormant if it's cold enough Edit - I'm not sure of the exact point, but it's defo under 8 degrees. It has to hold under the point, or they'll try to jump off again.
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    Drying and curing N.rustica

    After Colour curing, it really depends on what the intended end use is and how much time you plan for.... Stuff up the Colour cure and you will battle with subpar material. Although I have read of dry green rustica being used in a traditional snuff mixture. I'd imagine that's pretty rough... Lol... I'd still presume it's aged though. You need to keep the humidity up whilst Colour curing, if it dries it will kill off the process and it'll hold green. Its lost from the cells, you can't get that back in. You can let it dry after Colour curing. Ideally you want them "primed" at least which is starting into yellowing /browning before twisting free of the stem. If you can't get them primed, then a quick stack ferment helps set them off. Rustica tends to cure straight to brown, skipping yellow, often holding green vein in for a while. A few months hang is not unusual, and an alternating day/night humidity helps a lot. If heap curing need to be vigilant with Rustica due to the nature of the leaf or it'll run to basically compost if neglected. It does speed up the process, but note it will have a higher sugar content than air dry. If you were to flue cure with heat, more sugars retained again. Sugars are worth noting but no need to dive into it here. Several ways to skin the cat....each to their own. I've been an air and sun cure man on occasion when deemed the go, with long aging myself. Aging is your friend... 12 months plus, the longer it goes the better the outcome. Every year brings out flavour and odor in most baccy varieties. It gets better with age pretty much with most methodologies though, part of its mystery. Cardboard box and a lower humidity than out in the shed once Colour cured.. spray a little moisture on when you need to work with it to make pliable again. It's a fascinating thing to see at work... Something that could be crushed to dust become like a thin pliable leather quite quickly. Fermenting basically is sped up aging..... Although some subtle flavour/odor can develop with some techniques like "perique" method. Aging is important.... That's the part that's similar to bud curing. Rustica is more frost resistant BTW as well, so it should tick over a bit longer than you think Humbolt. Lol... Topping rustica I've found just makes it really angry and it'll make you work hard keeping upbut it can produce a few larger leaves. There's no single way though... And that's worth noting.
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    Happy Mother's Day

    A happy Mother's Day to some of our champion members The rest of you... Be good to ya mummas
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    Tas meetup/get together.

    If you get up around launnie, it's in my main stomping grounds so it a good chance if I'm up for it I catch a few here and there in my travels, although I'm getting more hermit like.... Taswegians don't need fanfare There would have to be biscuits.... But no iced VoVos.
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    A few Trich cuts

    Been claimed I'll message a few of you others as well.
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    Sceletium use for anxiety in dogs.

    An aside, today the initial "amped" up response after feeding is barely noticeable. (as expected). The daily paddock wander and "work " surprised me. Usually end up with a rabbit or a hare or two,probably every 2-3 days.... Dragged 5 back today... Lol... Coincidence me thinks, but quite keen Been less sooky when not In the same fence line... Although will stare at me if in view sending out the guilts.
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    Sceletium use for anxiety in dogs.

    You know I've looked into that RC First thoughts went there... Honestly the current CBD product pet market in the US is suspect AF IMO looking into it, the potential is there but. Lack of study for a rapidly growing pet Industry is really intriguing. FA regulation is the problem. It's selling well and making folk some good monies though.... There's a lot of assumptions, wild extrapolation and baseless claims, not one study I can find that even suggests treatment of anxiety or associated conditions in canines, and that's even chasing back through references of the very limited works. Basically there is no data... Apparently well tolerated (from pain/osteoporosis studies) , but some diarrhea is commonly reported side effect reported, that's probably a dietary change thing or the formulation of the product as a guess.... Other than anecdotes and marketing praises the jury is still out with me on efficacy. I'm not adverse to it saying all that. I've missed my opportunity for suitable profile material to trial but not in a position to expend coin, although if I was I'd work up from a human product than the marked up pet products for sure. Certainly not going to feed anything with an adjacent thc profile