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Forum: Hydroponics 05-19-2012, 06:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,015
Posted By ovendoctor
Talking first of all welcome to the site:) on the air...

first of all welcome to the site:)
on the air line you will get a build up of minerals on the outside of the line were it is in the water [no biggie]
the air stones I have been using have been...
Forum: Hydroponic Nutrients and Mediums 05-18-2012, 10:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,038
Posted By ovendoctor
scored big today

went to the restore here in town and found 27 bags [4cuft]of perlite for 4.00 a bag,the cashier discounted them to 3.50 a bag sense I bought 10 bags
ill be going back to pick up the rest next week:D...
Forum: Hydroponics 05-06-2012, 11:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,333
Posted By ovendoctor
Talking snow madders

sorry been buisy picking winter madders :p

so how many times can ya enter?

one of my jersey giants weighed in at 10 oz and have many moe on the way


just gota keep them from splitting lol...
Forum: Hydroponic Nutrients and Mediums 04-16-2012, 09:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,038
Posted By ovendoctor
yes a block yard is were masonry supplies are...

yes a block yard is were masonry supplies are sold .perlite also is used to fill around blast furnaces boilers and such to insulate them
replaced vermiculite due to the asbestos issue with it
...
Forum: Hydroponic Nutrients and Mediums 04-15-2012, 04:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,038
Posted By ovendoctor
at the local block yard I had an extensive...

at the local block yard
I had an extensive reply but the web site lost it:confused:

its not sifted

Doc.
Forum: Hydroponic Nutrients and Mediums 04-15-2012, 12:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,038
Posted By ovendoctor
Smile per lite

what is everyone's opinion on per lite for grow media
I can purchase it for locally for 9.00 a 4 cuft bag
going to use it for tomatoes and peppers in bags with drippers and drain to waste set up...
Forum: Hydroponic Grow Lights 04-12-2012, 09:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,643
Posted By ovendoctor
ill try its like boxing in a phone booth :eek: ...

ill try
its like boxing in a phone booth :eek:
no room to move
I will be working out there Saturday moving tomato starts into the basement
unless I take pictures from the out side threw the glass...
Forum: Hydroponic Grow Lights 04-12-2012, 04:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,643
Posted By ovendoctor
ya just 1 400 watt bulb on an open wing driven...

ya just 1 400 watt bulb on an open wing
driven by a sun systems adjustable ballast [400/600]
the room is 7'x10' and the 3 walls and ceiling are flat white
a little over crowded but it works...
Forum: Hydroponics 04-12-2012, 04:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,957
Posted By ovendoctor
Talking awesome thread FTF I learned a lot and saved my...

awesome thread FTF
I learned a lot and saved my self a bunch of problems

Doc.:D
Forum: Hydroponic Grow Lights 03-23-2012, 08:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,643
Posted By ovendoctor
Talking update

fresh tomatoes:D

http://i1156.photobucket.com/albums/p573/ovendoctor/photo%20dump/198-1.jpg

cucumbers too:D

http://i1156.photobucket.com/albums/p573/ovendoctor/photo%20dump/194.jpg

Doc.
Forum: Hydroponics 03-21-2012, 04:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,327
Posted By ovendoctor
+1 sorry ya feel this way but in all reality...

+1
sorry ya feel this way
but in all reality ''grow up'' :p
some of us here don't have time to set on line and shoot the bull
I have 500 tomato plants to tend with 1000+ more to start
and that's...
Forum: Hydroponic Grow Lights 03-21-2012, 03:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,643
Posted By ovendoctor
Talking worth their weight in gold :D ...

worth their weight in gold :D

http://i1156.photobucket.com/albums/p573/ovendoctor/IMG_0115.jpg

yup a bit of snow outside
the last big snow storm we only had the chimney sticking up
the snow...
Forum: Your Hydroponics Setup 03-02-2012, 04:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,843
Posted By ovendoctor
here's some tarragon that was planted in quart...

here's some tarragon that was planted in quart 1/2&1/2 bottles
using rockwool cubes

http://i1156.photobucket.com/albums/p573/ovendoctor/IMG_0091.jpg:)

and some fresh cut Basel

...
Forum: Your Hydroponics Setup 02-26-2012, 03:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,843
Posted By ovendoctor
seed starts

been starting herbs in rock wool cubes
just sprinkle the seed on the rock wool,wet it and place it in front of a heat register,,3-7 days later we have sprouts :)
right now we have tarragon,oregano,...
Forum: Hydroponic Nutrients and Mediums 02-26-2012, 02:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,421
Posted By ovendoctor
everything was made right[except for the...

everything was made right[except for the plants]but that's ok
have sense switched to the organic nutrients and am very happy with them
using Grodan rock wool for now with the new nutrients with a...
Forum: Hydroponic Grow Lights 02-26-2012, 02:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,643
Posted By ovendoctor
Talking working on it :D ovendoctor<====== computer...

working on it :D

ovendoctor<====== computer illiteracy lol :rolleyes:

ill see if DW can help me with this issue

update 30 tomatoes,,12 green peppers,, and a whole bunch of blossoms
in the...
Forum: Hydroponics 02-25-2012, 04:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,514
Posted By ovendoctor
Talking one of two things

eather he is very stupid or a gov plant lol.
told him I work for the fed. gov.[park service] and he didn't even flinch
kept on asking about other growers and people gorilla gardening too[woods...
Forum: Hydroponic Grow Lights 02-24-2012, 11:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,643
Posted By ovendoctor
Talking got my first HPS system

yup went and did it ,took the big step to HPS
its 400 watt, the plants are growing like gang busters
hopefully in 2-3 weeks we will have ripe tomatoes [rutgers]:D

Doc.
Forum: Hydroponics 02-24-2012, 10:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,514
Posted By ovendoctor
Talking ya we have a new shop in the area too geared...

ya we have a new shop in the area too geared towards
''cash crop growers''

that's all the guy wanted to talk about
told him we gro tomatoes and got a blank stair :rolleyes:

Doc.
Forum: Hydroponics 02-24-2012, 10:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,781
Posted By ovendoctor
looks like an environmental issue to me I have...

looks like an environmental issue to me
I have a display set up at a future farm market site
they are having issues with the heating system [high effencie space heaters]
the burner wasn't lighting...
Forum: Hydroponics 10-13-2011, 04:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 8,795
Posted By ovendoctor
Talking 10.00 question

Is there a chart or rule of thumb for plant placement[distance between plants] for hydroponics

in the dirt world their is recommended spacing if plants in rows [and distance between rows]
...
Forum: Hydroponic Nutrients and Mediums 10-06-2011, 10:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,421
Posted By ovendoctor
Unhappy no new news on the replacement product as of...

no new news on the replacement product as of today
don't know wat to say :confused:

so I moved on to something different

Doc.
Forum: Hydroponics 09-19-2011, 07:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 8,025
Posted By ovendoctor
Thank you GPS ,,I just want to make sure I am...

Thank you GPS ,,I just want to make sure I am heading in the right direction
I have the frame work almost done for the glass in the old sauna house
wen I get further along ill post pictures
...
Forum: Hydroponics 09-17-2011, 07:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 8,025
Posted By ovendoctor
Question vinyl/plastic rain gutters

we have a restore in town that has used building supplies
I was wondering if the plastic/vinyl rain gutters will work ok for a drip system
instead of PVC pipe

looking at different ways to do it...
Forum: Hydroponic Nutrients and Mediums 08-30-2011, 08:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,421
Posted By ovendoctor
Talking update on maxibloom

the shop got a call from a GH supervisor today
seems a secretary spoke out of turn concerning the maxibloom
they are sending a replacement box to the shop and are requesting that the bag of...
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