2 weeks ago
Prepping the starts to be put into two rows of coco coir. On the left, 185 headband (strain) starts in global horticultural industries coco coir. GHI supplies most of the coir to Santa Barbara county. The 800 lb gorilla. On the right is 185 headband starts using the scrappy upstart California Substrates coco coir. Stay tuned for our side by side comparison.
At the time of transplant, each pot is watered with a mix of Thrive Alive kelp fertilizer, high in B vitamins to help against transplant shock, sulfer, and trichoderma fungus which will help fight off any fungal root diseases, mildews, or russet mites.
California Substrates was founded by a small group of entrepreneurs who came together through their passion for hydroponics & cultivation several years ago in Vietnam. Launching in sunny Los Angeles, California during the fall of 2014, California Substrates Coco Coir is now available Nationwide through Tradewinds Wholesale Garden Supplies.