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    video B.A. Kratky hydroponics, bucket vs raft and Aqua plates discussed

    Kratky hydroponics, bucket vs raft and commercial adaption discussed.
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    video AutoPot XL Pepper Grow Tear Down and Tips

    It was time to retire the huge pepper plant in my office. Thought that I would share a few AutoPot (self-watering) container & reservoir tips based off my experience.
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    video AeroGarden No Rinse Cleaner Test

    Tested the new AeroGarden no-rinse cleaner.
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    video Thai Hot Peppers in AeroGarden 2021 Bounty

    Big super hots outside, and tiny Thai peppers on my desk. Here is what to expect after 212 days in my AeroGarden.
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    video Video on my AutoPots, Grow Media, Nutrient Feed, Lights, and More

    Overview of my favorite grow media, why I modify plant shape for LED light, reservoir tubing modifications and how I change it, dealing with high mineral water, and basic indoor grow knowledge.
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    indoor Building and Testing Indoor Grow Setup

    I like 32 to 40 watts per ft2 with peppers. Your cactus setup sounds interesting.
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    indoor Building and Testing Indoor Grow Setup

    Check out my indoor setup!  Stress tested it using fast growing bush squash, and am ready for growing peppers!
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    Test of New Grow System

    My 2 month test run with this setup is going great. Should be able to convert to peppers and have an excellent winter grow.  
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    seeds DIY Kratky Seed Starter / Pepper Cloner Build

      So many other pepper gardeners share my love of the Kratky method (no dirt / no water pump / no air stones) to start seeds or take cuttings.  Here is my Fall video showing my latest pepper starting system.  Hoping that it helps anyone else wanting a quick tutorial.  
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    Kratky Method Malawi Peppadew Surviving Freezing Weather

    Varieties like peppadew and moa scotch bonnet have restrictions, and it is unclear whether some of the seeds circulated are true genetics as it appears that both you and skullbiker are likely aware.  The upright pods and narrow pointed leaves are somewhat different than what I had.  However, I...
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    AutoPot Easy2GO Kit (What's in the box?)

    DIY Hydroponic and Soil growers will appreciate my review of the AutoPot Easy2GO Kit. This simple product automatically waters or delivers nutrients by gravity on/off valves, ZERO Power, with no water pump, air pump, or complications. Automate your grow, extend your vacations away, and more...
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    DIY Fast, Simple, and Cheap way to Connect 0.25" Tubing

    https://youtu.be/X3Rz0LTT15g  
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    hydroponic Fixing Dying Roots and Leaves with Kratky Hydroponics

    Sounds incredible. You should have some real beast sized pepper plants.
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    hydroponic Fixing Dying Roots and Leaves with Kratky Hydroponics

      Thanks for commenting.  That variety was from Germany, a Rocoto Oculto Clef.  The yellowing on the leaf margins is more typical in small containers where nutrients are used or locked out and pH can shift.  The issue got corrected with a nutrient refresh.  With my large 44 gallon containers...
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    hydroponic Fixing Dying Roots and Leaves with Kratky Hydroponics

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=panTczSuSqY
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    Super HOT Peppers in Custom Office Jars

    https://youtu.be/sLonsLAGWa4   Here is how I took some glass jars from TJ Maxx store and grew hot peppers with no grow light.  
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    overwintering 30 watt LED & Winter Hot Peppers (Surprise Results)

      I have a total of 3 plants.  There are (2) Scotch Brain and (1) Chocolate Ghost x JPGS.  For pollination, I give the plants a hard shake, which drops spent blossoms and dead leaves to the floor.  I have a battery operated hand vacuum which is then used to pick up the debris and keep my office...
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    overwintering 30 watt LED & Winter Hot Peppers (Surprise Results)

    https://youtu.be/IFkHwTBLf5U  
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    How to get away with growing peppers in your home.

    Tested this tiny hydroponic planter and found it works.  Perfect for sneaking a small pepper plant into the decor of most homes.  ha ha
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