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how many bags of dirt
    #15591 - 04/30/08 01:12 PM (13 years, 2 months ago)

do i need for 5 seeds?


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Re: how many bags of dirt [Re: weezerfan19]
    #15597 - 04/30/08 01:19 PM (13 years, 2 months ago)

Well, that would depend on the size of your containers. Do you know what strain they will be? What's your growing setup like? I would think you'd need at least a gallon pot per plant, but probably 3 gallon containers up to 5 gallon containers, unless you're doing a sea of green.

Once you know your container size it'd be a lot easier to know how many bags of soil you need, depending, of course, on the size of the bags. :lol:


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Re: how many bags of dirt [Re: Sirius]
    #15603 - 04/30/08 01:21 PM (13 years, 2 months ago)

i think ill use milk cartons


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Re: how many bags of dirt [Re: weezerfan19]
    #15605 - 04/30/08 01:22 PM (13 years, 2 months ago)

then get 5 milkcartons worth of 'dirt'


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Re: how many bags of dirt [Re: derx]
    #15608 - 04/30/08 01:23 PM (13 years, 2 months ago)

word. man i shouldve thought of that LOL


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Re: how many bags of dirt [Re: weezerfan19]
    #15621 - 04/30/08 01:29 PM (13 years, 2 months ago)

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i think ill use milk cartons




How tall do you intend on growing these plants?


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Re: how many bags of dirt [Re: Sirius]
    #15626 - 04/30/08 01:31 PM (13 years, 2 months ago)

about as tall as they get to flower but they cant grow too tall because i got to grow on the DL. LOL


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Re: how many bags of dirt [Re: weezerfan19]
    #15642 - 04/30/08 01:42 PM (13 years, 2 months ago)

Find some three gallon pots, square if possible. What kind of lights are you going with dude?


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Re: how many bags of dirt [Re: Sirius]
    #15698 - 04/30/08 03:26 PM (13 years, 2 months ago)

get a 5 gallon bucket and grow them all in there... assuming these are bag seeds/cheap lighting/etc...


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Re: how many bags of dirt [Re: riverwood]
    #15701 - 04/30/08 03:34 PM (13 years, 2 months ago)

i suggest you hold off on the grow until you move out of your parents house.


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Re: how many bags of dirt [Re: dirtytaco]
    #15722 - 04/30/08 04:36 PM (13 years, 2 months ago)

milk cartons like the square cardboard ones? if you meant milk jugs, youll want to darken them some how, roots dont like light so much.

a lot of times you can go to a walmart or a lowes and theyre usually throwin out pots that are much better than milk cartons.

im waistful with my soil. i use a 6olb bag per hole outdoors... :shrug:

but you can grow succesfully in a gallon milk jug. as far as how much soil...how ever much it takes to fill it. youll only need to cut off enough of the top that itll be big enough for a full grown stalk. that way you can maximize root space

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Re: how many bags of dirt [Re: just me]
    #15725 - 04/30/08 04:47 PM (13 years, 2 months ago)

im gunna use the sun for light and keep them outside near this shed no one goes near.


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Re: how many bags of dirt [Re: weezerfan19]
    #15800 - 04/30/08 08:46 PM (13 years, 2 months ago)

why use containers then? small containers outside make things much more complicated.


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Re: how many bags of dirt [Re: derx]
    #15814 - 04/30/08 09:06 PM (13 years, 2 months ago)

there is too much concrete to use soil


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Re: how many bags of dirt [Re: weezerfan19]
    #16191 - 05/01/08 03:30 AM (13 years, 2 months ago)

I'd assume you need at least five gallon pots then.


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Re: how many bags of dirt [Re: Sirius]
    #16286 - 05/01/08 01:33 PM (13 years, 2 months ago)

outdo...lots of soil. r u saying that theyll be sitting on concrete, or that the soil has a bunch of broken concrete in it?


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Re: how many bags of dirt [Re: just me]
    #16290 - 05/01/08 01:40 PM (13 years, 2 months ago)

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outdo...lots of soil. r u saying that theyll be sitting on concrete, or that the soil has a bunch of broken concrete in it?


the plants will be in milk cartons outside on top of concrete near a shed


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Re: how many bags of dirt [Re: weezerfan19]
    #16293 - 05/01/08 01:43 PM (13 years, 2 months ago)

ok. still didnt answer what you mean by cartons...cuz i get this picture of the skinny square cardboard ones....


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Re: how many bags of dirt [Re: just me]
    #16296 - 05/01/08 01:52 PM (13 years, 2 months ago)

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ok. still didnt answer what you mean by cartons...cuz i get this picture of the skinny square cardboard ones....


yeah thats what I plan on using and maybe some other things I can find as well


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Re: how many bags of dirt [Re: weezerfan19]
    #16325 - 05/01/08 02:29 PM (13 years, 2 months ago)

dude, scratch those. you want healthy roots. those cartons are what, a helf gallon, maybe less?

get gallon jugs and paint them black, or like i said lurk around your walmart or your home depot, and youll see they throw out a lot of the little black 1 gallon pots that their plants get shipped in

or spend a few cents on real ones...in the long run this will more than pay for itself. youll be let down by stunting your root growth


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