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Lighting Cycle by zinn - Tue, 14 Mar 2017 16:50:37 EST ID:LqYyV7Cn No.144250 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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So we just had a huge blizzard and Im afraid the power went out at my brother's place (where my plant is), and if it did then my plant has been in darkness for about 20 hours. Should I just go to 12/12 now or try to keep it in veg? Not sure what to do, I didnt want to flower it yet

Low quality pic related, my single girl
James Boblingwill - Tue, 14 Mar 2017 17:21:57 EST ID:xthRZCcw No.144251 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Keep vegging
they dont flip if you sneeze at them
Ian Mummerdene - Tue, 14 Mar 2017 18:17:32 EST ID:QI1rXhZY No.144253 Ignore Report Quick Reply
As long as it's not in hydro there shouldn't be much to worry about. As far as the plant knows the clouds from spring/summer showers is blocking out all usable sunlight
Augustus Crinningfetch - Wed, 15 Mar 2017 01:08:30 EST ID:lE51QiPd No.144254 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Just keep vegging. It will figure out what it is supposed to do.
zinn - Wed, 15 Mar 2017 03:22:00 EST ID:LqYyV7Cn No.144255 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Thanks guys, I wasnt sure what to do.
Charles Clayfuck - Thu, 16 Mar 2017 22:16:51 EST ID:lE51QiPd No.144272 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Weed can take a decent amount of abuse. Especially as it grows larger. The worst that can happen with the light thing is she spends a day or two resetting herself, and grows slightly less for those two days.

Literally nothing to worry about.

Do I have enough equipment? by Rebecca Pandlewet - Tue, 07 Mar 2017 12:02:43 EST ID:mSWQFFMB No.144197 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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I think I have everything I need for 4,000 square feet.
Lydia Moddleleg - Tue, 07 Mar 2017 14:15:25 EST ID:7OgEORAW No.144198 Ignore Report Quick Reply
you dont have any Co2
Rebecca Pandlewet - Tue, 07 Mar 2017 18:10:44 EST ID:mSWQFFMB No.144199 Ignore Report Quick Reply

Nope. CO2 requires a specific set of conditions for it to work properly, which will never be met in the grow area. I'll never push those higher temps. No point in using the CO2.
Clara Siffingfin - Wed, 08 Mar 2017 20:04:48 EST ID:GYP4ufgR No.144215 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Nice, how much for the property?
Simon Buddleladging - Thu, 16 Mar 2017 00:26:02 EST ID:mSWQFFMB No.144259 Ignore Report Quick Reply

Absolutely zero.

Sexing my plants by Matilda Wadgebanks - Sun, 12 Mar 2017 19:07:02 EST ID:iQ1pw9/E No.144234 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Hey /crops/ could you guys help me to tell the sex of my plants?
Oliver Bavingferk - Sun, 12 Mar 2017 19:20:32 EST ID:lE51QiPd No.144235 Ignore Report Quick Reply
No idea. How long has it been in flower?
Matilda Wadgebanks - Sun, 12 Mar 2017 19:55:10 EST ID:iQ1pw9/E No.144236 Ignore Report Quick Reply
They are about 2 months old. Still in the pre-flowering stage but i have started to notice some differences between them just not very sure which is which
Matilda Cripperridge - Sun, 12 Mar 2017 20:05:38 EST ID:lE51QiPd No.144237 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Give it a few more weeks. It will become more apparent.

Trichome check by Nigel Goffingdale - Wed, 08 Mar 2017 10:02:45 EST ID:tkHngRys No.144200 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Any know if these are "cloudy"?
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Nigel Goffingdale - Wed, 08 Mar 2017 10:06:48 EST ID:tkHngRys No.144203 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Martin Bressleforth - Wed, 08 Mar 2017 12:05:52 EST ID:xthRZCcw No.144204 Ignore Report Quick Reply
yes these are cloudy / milky
INTERPOL !3mB4iDBpWw - Wed, 08 Mar 2017 17:55:30 EST ID:JWhcCKKw No.144212 Report Quick Reply

When they're half milky and half amber is probably the best time to harvest.
Sidney Snodstock - Sat, 11 Mar 2017 11:36:55 EST ID:sDYSBE1+ No.144221 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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So like this then? 50/50 of each colour on the buds?
Oliver Bavingferk - Sun, 12 Mar 2017 17:31:04 EST ID:lE51QiPd No.144230 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Yep. Or you can do less or more. I mean, to some degree it comes down to a preference.

Mostly outdoor - Will it work? by Emma Bodgeworth - Fri, 11 Nov 2016 13:16:52 EST ID:aIQ/qRaL No.143774 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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I'm doing a ton of reading since I can legally grow now, but pardon my noobiness. I want to start growing in the beginning of January. My plan is to leave the plants outside until it gets dark, then bring them in so they continue getting light so they won't flower early. How much light will they really need just to not flower? Do I really need to invest in a light just for after sunset? Or will setting the plants near the lamp that is lighting the room anyways be enough? I live in southern california so temperature shouldn't be an issue.
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Charlotte Dupperwell - Sat, 21 Jan 2017 08:16:56 EST ID:QI1rXhZY No.143947 Ignore Report Quick Reply
CFL's from a hardware store can be bought for pretty cheap and work well as supplemental lighting. It also probably costs you less than $1/month in electricity. 4 26w bulbs would be perfect for 1-2 young plants
Beatrice Blythefuck - Fri, 03 Feb 2017 16:33:34 EST ID:aIQ/qRaL No.143976 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Here the plants are now, about 3 weeks after sprouting. They look pretty good as far as I can tell. I have 10" terracotta pots to eventually transplant them into. I'll probably move them after another 1.5-2 weeks? I think they have space for now, but it's hard to guess if their roots are happy. I also have some all purpose fertilizer, which I plan to start applying starting at 5 weeks after sprouting, and then every 2 weeks after that.
Jenny Sezzledale - Fri, 10 Mar 2017 02:49:27 EST ID:7KwLf33S No.144216 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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The plants sprouted about 8 weeks ago now.

They got some tiny black mites for a while from my parsley plant, but I tried to pick all of the bugs off and made some pesticide out of thai chilis, garlic, onion, and water. It seems to have worked.

I just transplanted them to larger pots with potting soil, and this time a little charcoal instead of perlite since I had it.
Jenny Sezzledale - Fri, 10 Mar 2017 02:50:24 EST ID:7KwLf33S No.144217 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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pic that shows off my rad grow corner
Hamilton Wonderdale - Fri, 10 Mar 2017 11:41:07 EST ID:iZG5vRT7 No.144218 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Drop $150~ on some t5s, or LED or even some CFLs if you actually want to harvest. Here's my plant at 8 weeks with florescents that were $130 off Amazon.

Newbie jitters by Nigel Gennerlire - Mon, 20 Feb 2017 22:22:29 EST ID:Udw+ODs0 No.144064 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Alright I'm allowed to grow, How do I start a perpetual so that something is always growing?
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Priscilla Wapperforth - Wed, 01 Mar 2017 11:14:02 EST ID:xthRZCcw No.144155 Ignore Report Quick Reply
If you grow in dirt you get a ph buffer
This is why many get problems half way, the buffer has been depleted and the tap water start affecting the soil Then they go on the net and get the advice to flush and throw off the ph even more.
Alice Fanwell - Wed, 01 Mar 2017 15:55:12 EST ID:lE51QiPd No.144156 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Yeah, it seems like a double edged sword.
Soil gives you buffering, but is limited and yeah, you better use fantastic soil. So much of the stuff sold in stores is just garbage.

Sounds like you have a nice, stable, setup. Good work.
Cyril Henninghatch - Sat, 04 Mar 2017 16:22:07 EST ID:sDYSBE1+ No.144180 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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I've decided to take the jump and bought a Gorilla grow tent along with an Air Pot. (I already had lights from a previous venture). Now I just need to find a nearby gardening store that sells the right kind of soil and some minor accessories.

Thanks for the tips, folks. Now I need to decide what strain I want to try growing in it first.
Reuben Climmerford - Sun, 05 Mar 2017 23:09:48 EST ID:lE51QiPd No.144188 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I'd look at an autoflower if you just wanted to sort of take away the worry of flower,, and of size.
Matilda Haffingfick - Mon, 06 Mar 2017 18:04:16 EST ID:sDYSBE1+ No.144195 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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I'll keep that in mind, thanks. Size won't be an issue since it's one plant in a long-ass tent. Autos'd be nice for the lack of schedule keeping (although for a garden freak that's half the fun).

Also I want to grow the fruit described here.

Advice? by Phyllis Hoffingfutch - Sun, 05 Mar 2017 22:36:30 EST ID:6envGRQc No.144185 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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These 2 Auto Ak47s have been yellowing since about week 5~ I didn't give them any nutes til week 7 (fuck up #1) but I flushed them with 1/4 GH Flora Trio. This was one week ago. I had to go out of town and returned to find my plants pretty sick. Pics below 4 days ago: http://imgur.com/a/BjC0g today: http://imgur.com/a/NwUUS

What should I do? They've been on a 24hr schedule since sprout. I haven't watered them since I left (7 days ago) I just got home the soil is bone dry. Do I flush with nutes again or plain water? I also got some calmag shipped while I was gone (I thought this might be the deficiency I was looking at), Should I add that only with some water? You can see my grow diary here: https://growdiaries.com/diaries/838-t5-auto-ak-47-msnl/week/3514

Always PHed water/nutes to 6.5 and I phed the runoff 7 days and it was at 6.0. I think I'm looking at 2 different deficiencies now, any tips at all? How fucked am I? Obviously the leaves won't recover so I'm not sure what to do.

Medium: FFOF
Lights: 8 2ft T5s
Environment details: 24 hours
Strain: Auto AK47

pic related
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Cedric Criffingforth - Sun, 05 Mar 2017 23:15:11 EST ID:QI1rXhZY No.144189 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Looks like a Cal/Mag deficiency. If she's at week 7 of flower her foliage still looks pretty good over all. I would worry when her sugar leaves start to turn. What week did you plan to harvest?
Phyllis Hoffingfutch - Mon, 06 Mar 2017 00:05:48 EST ID:6envGRQc No.144190 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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I ended up giving a good watering with some 1/2 dose GH calmag and raised my lights a little bit to give them a rest.

It is day 52 from sprout so harvest can't be to far off right? 9-10 weeks seems average. I was hoping for 10 weeks but 9 (12 days from now) could be all I get.

I think they'll make it 2 weeks if they need watering again soon so I can get 1 last feed in before a flush or is this a bad idea? This would be pushing them as is to week 10-11~
Cedric Criffingforth - Mon, 06 Mar 2017 00:44:52 EST ID:QI1rXhZY No.144191 Ignore Report Quick Reply
If it were me I would probably just feed it plain ph'd water and rely on the plant using up all its nutrient stores in the leaves and rootzone for the last two weeks. You could do one last feeding and then flush the last week though. This late in flower they look pretty good though, I don't believe you should have super green leaves as it just means you have more N to flush out before harvest
Eliza Hablingburk - Mon, 06 Mar 2017 15:08:00 EST ID:7c/Wfp3t No.144192 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Here's a better picture of the healthier plant of out of the 2
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Pistils by Charlotte Chettingneck - Sat, 04 Mar 2017 19:47:32 EST ID:aWb7Y/oB No.144182 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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I have a blue cheese plant here that is almost at week 15 of flower. I've read this is normal for the sativa pheno, but while almost all of the trichs are cloudy, no amber yet, new white pistils are appearing.

Does this mean the bud is still growing / putting on bulk and should be left longer, or should I just chop?
Samuel Brookdock - Sun, 05 Mar 2017 02:14:48 EST ID:fxH7mlmT No.144183 Ignore Report Quick Reply
it will keep on flowering as long as you keep on giving it 12/12, water & nutes. i've seen people flower plants for over 60 weeks. most people harvest when the first flowers are fully mature. plants with nice looking fades indoor which look like naturally finished outdoor plants only look like that because the grower stopped giving nutes & probably turned down the room temp too.
Cedric Criffingforth - Sun, 05 Mar 2017 20:55:25 EST ID:QI1rXhZY No.144184 Ignore Report Quick Reply
harvest according to the color of the trichome for the desired high. While the darkening of pistils can be used to tell when harvest time is, they are not as certain for reasons such as these. Amber = Stronger, couch-lock properties of strain shows up, Cloudy=Energetic, sativa properties of strain shine through
Reuben Climmerford - Sun, 05 Mar 2017 23:04:56 EST ID:lE51QiPd No.144187 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Ignore the new growth. It is just something they do sometimes. Just make sure you judge the trichs on the OLD parts of the bud.

I have a sativa and a hybrid that seems mostly "sativa like," and they are both in their 14th week. I figure the sativa has literally another 3-4 weeks at this rate to go. The hybrid will probably be done by friday.

Beginner grow by Faghat - Sun, 26 Feb 2017 19:41:03 EST ID:Udw+ODs0 No.144140 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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So my parents have decided to let me grow my own cannabis. Does the community have any tips in getting good yields? I just want enough to make it worth the effort
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Faghat - Thu, 02 Mar 2017 12:37:16 EST ID:Udw+ODs0 No.144159 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Well my friend wanted his light back, it's probably better since is was an old magnetic ballast. Now I can get a 400-600 watt system

Hydro is pretty intimidating, I'll stick with a soil/coco mix
Priscilla Chezzlefare - Fri, 03 Mar 2017 08:54:14 EST ID:3KXW2pzd No.144170 Ignore Report Quick Reply
For 4-5 medium sized plants you should go 250-400w.
Less is more in my opinion.
Choose whats best for you.
More wattage > faster growth > less veg time > faster buds
But there's a flip side to this.
More heat from the hps > more fans needed > more electricity used
Faster growth > more "caring" needed > gotta keep studying on the techniques
Less veg time > less time to get to know the do's and dont's > more room for error
Faster buds > Don't always equal dankness

But yea, there's a lot of things to be considered.
The equipment is only half the battle. Gotta go with the proper strain as well.
I would start with something that's described as hardy, sturdy and beginner friendly.
Preferably an indica, because their upkeep is usually easier.
Also if you're impatient like me, get something that has 6-8 week flowering time.
Henry Bammerlock - Fri, 03 Mar 2017 16:06:28 EST ID:UpIT+Lm/ No.144172 Ignore Report Quick Reply
You could get a pound with half your current wattage. Just use COB LEDs.
Jarvis Dripperfudge - Fri, 03 Mar 2017 16:27:41 EST ID:+feR4wOL No.144173 Ignore Report Quick Reply
He can, but that has nothing to do if he uses HPS or LED and everything with diminishing returns you get with a large light in a small tent.
Nathaniel Bardfuck - Fri, 03 Mar 2017 21:22:10 EST ID:lE51QiPd No.144174 Ignore Report Quick Reply
And if you have too much light, you can also get stunting and all sorts of problems.

Botrytis on stems by Basil Pizzlechack - Thu, 02 Mar 2017 19:26:57 EST ID:OyIDVMnF No.144167 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Yo first time growing, outdoors. 4 plants, Lemon skunk, just began flowering this week... However, at beginning of the week I had a few cool/drizzly/humid/calm as fuck days and one of my (extremely bushy, unpruned) plants got infected at a couple of nodes on the main stem near the middle, and a couple of branches with grey mould. It only seems to have taken hold in/near the middle as I think they had far too many leaves crowding around, trapping the moisture in/restricting airflow etc.

I have pruned her around the parts she's infected, sprayed her with a diluted liquid copper fungicide, removed the leaves directly surrounding the areas to get more air circulation in and around her bush, and taken her about 10 metres from the main grow area. Thankfully, I think caught it before any branches/the stem had been eaten through/broken entirely. They don't seem to be showing any signs of major damage except at the ground zeroes of infections. None of my other plants seem to be infected (yet) so I'm hoping it was just a ventilation issue as she was the most tightly packed bush of the litter, and there has been no wind lately (There were massive gales they were used to before). I have also sprayed the others with the copper fungicide just in case.

Given that none of her (very young) buds seem to have been directly infected, and I have pruned her, exposing the infected areas to more light/air circulation, will this continue to adversely affect my plant? I've read in some places that the plant should be discarded entirely if it is infected, but this advice only seems to be given when the buds themselves are infected (It's only stems/mid main stem nodes so far) Should I put her down?

tl;dr outdoors, week 1 flowering, grey mould on stems - not buds, pruned around for more air, sprayed with copper fungicide, wondering if she should be put down or if it's possible that she can stay strong until harvest

Pic related, one of the infected areas before I sprayed/pruned, the stems are still intact/structurally sound for now.

Any advice would be greatly appreciated

Thanks in advance

biggest fan leaf ? by Cornelius Bardgold - Tue, 21 Feb 2017 17:29:42 EST ID:xthRZCcw No.144070 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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we are going to need a bigger tent
Eliza Bozzlesitch - Tue, 21 Feb 2017 19:34:06 EST ID:lE51QiPd No.144071 Ignore Report Quick Reply
You still own a watch?
Nigel Corrywetch - Wed, 22 Feb 2017 10:36:20 EST ID:xthRZCcw No.144072 Ignore Report Quick Reply
2017 and you walk around with a NSA tracking device ?
Nathaniel Sallywodge - Thu, 23 Feb 2017 00:01:12 EST ID:lE51QiPd No.144077 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I prefer to think of the NSA as just an invisible friend who is always there to listen to what I have to say!
Archie Fimmertuck - Wed, 01 Mar 2017 23:20:49 EST ID:WxOpntRd No.144158 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Smartphone much?

Gardening by Lillian Mirringnotch - Thu, 23 Feb 2017 03:36:38 EST ID:znA3R8Ci No.144079 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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The end of winter is in sight, the days get longer and warmer. Let's talk gardening.
I'm pretty stoked because last year i didn't have a garden but now i found one only 200meters away.
I germinating tomatoes and they're popping up!
I'm also going to try hugelkultur this year.

Also if you grow potatoes and stack up earth and hay on the plant whenever it's leaves come out of the ground you can get kilos of potatoes from one plant.
Eugene Drommerson - Thu, 23 Feb 2017 20:21:26 EST ID:lE51QiPd No.144116 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Yeah, I am in the process of slowly getting my garden going. My stake legalized, so weed is going in for sure. But, also some pumpkins, peppers, maybe corn if I can pull it off...
William Samblewell - Fri, 24 Feb 2017 07:25:03 EST ID:znA3R8Ci No.144119 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I'm going to try to put corn, pumpkins and beans together. THe beans should climb on the corn and the pumpkin keeps the soil covered
Eugene Drommerson - Fri, 24 Feb 2017 16:06:19 EST ID:lE51QiPd No.144120 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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One day I want to grow a giant 500lb pumpkin.

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