Learn the Dark Arts of Growing

Hydroponics is a practice that demands dedication: to invest the time and money in learning and refining your tool kit to build a successful grow as well as perseverance in the face of the occasional but inevitable misstep.The Black Magic FAQ and feeding schedules are here to be used as a foundational guide as well as supplemental tricks to using our products so you can build out your own growing style and reap yields of the highest proportions.

GROWING 101

Black Magic is designed for growers of all levels. But for those in search of a simple approach to growing hydroponically follow the step-by-step guide below. And check in with our FAQ’s or hit us up on our contact page for any troubleshooting needs.
  1. CHOOSE YOUR GROWING MEDIUM
    Black Magic Potting Soil is a great place to start. Ideal for indoor and outdoor growing, it provides a supernatural foundation for your plants. Dark and rich with natural goodness baked in, it’s good to grow. “No need to worry about adding fertilizer or supplements for the first 30 days.
  2. Add Plant Food
    Black Magic All-Purpose Fertilizer is a broad-spectrum nutrient that you can feed your plants at nearly any stage of the growing process. (After Black Magic Potting Soil has worked its nutrient magic for 30 days). Keep in mind our All-Purpose Fertilizer is a super food that even the most sophisticated growers use, so no need to customize.
  3. Add supplements
    Supplements, depending on the specific product and the plant they’re being used on, can be used throughout the entire growing process. Use Black Magic All-Purpose Supplement at any stage of the growing process to boost your root, leaf, or flower development. Use Black Magic Bloom Boost specifically for the bloom stage of your flowering plants.

FEEDING SCHEDULES

Check out the Black Magic feeding charts for a detailed guide on how to administer these high-powered concoctions at every phase of your grow.

DRAIN TO WASTE

This set-up typically uses containers filled with a substrate, such as coir or peat. Water and nutrients are applied to the top of the containers and are allowed to drain through the bottom. For use with Black Magic Potting Soil.
week#growthstagebm – a (ml/gal)bm – b (ml/gal)bloom boost (ml/gal)all purpose supplement (ml/gal)
grow2early growth55N/A1
grow3early growth55N/A1
bloom4early growth55N/A1
grow5early growth55N/A1
grow6early growth55N/A1
grow7early growth55N/A1
grow8early growth55N/A1
For use with Black Magic Coco Coir Mix or Black Magic Pro Peat Blend
week#growthstagebm – a (ml/gal)bm – b (ml/gal)bloom boost (ml/gal)all purpose supplement (ml/gal)All Purpose Dry Fertilizer
grow2early growth55n/a1
Follow Package directions. Dose Depends on container volume.
grow3late growth55n/a1
bloom4transition55n/a1
bloom5early bloom55n/a1
bloom6early bloom55n/a1
bloom7mid bloom552.51
bloom8mid bloom552.51
bloom9late bloom552.51
bloom10late bloom552.51
bloom11ripen552.51
bloom12flushn/an/an/an/a

RECIRCULATING SYSTEM

This setup typically uses water culture in a closed system with an inert media, such as clay pebbles or rockwool. Water and nutrients are captured into a reservoir and recycled to the plants.
week#growthstagebm – a (ml/gal)bm – b (ml/gal)bloom boost (ml/gal)all purpose supplement (ml/gal)
grow1seedling2.52.5N/A1
grow2early growth55N/A1
grow3late growth7.57.5N/A1
bloom4transition1010N/A1
bloom5early bloom1010N/A1
bloom6early bloom1010N/A1
bloom7mid bloom10102.51
bloom8mid bloom10102.51
bloom9late bloom101051
bloom10late bloom7.57.551
bloom11ripen5551
bloom12flushn/an/an/an/a
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