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120w CFL+ 70w HPS closet grow.
    #540847 - 03/28/11 12:03 AM (8 years, 10 months ago)

Well I ended up harvesting but only got about 4 grams of hash and 7 grams of bud in the end. Due to hermies I chopped early but now have six plants going in the same set up. Far from my wished for 2 oz but I did appreciate the free hash and a free quad of buds :smile:

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Re: 120w CFL+ 70w HPS closet grow. [Re: Doc]
    #541140 - 03/28/11 07:57 PM (8 years, 10 months ago)

Here are some pictures from the plants in vegetative state.













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Re: 120w CFL+ 70w HPS closet grow. [Re: Doc]
    #541412 - 03/29/11 07:22 PM (8 years, 10 months ago)

Today I finished my ghetto homemade hydro system. In the previous pictures the plants are in a blue plastic tupperware tote, well I had two of these totes.
  How I made the system was I cut the tote height down to be about 6 inches tall and then put the bottom of the tote that remained inside the ring that was the top rim, and used some sheet metal screws to hold them together. This essentially made the tote about half its original height and allows it to nest inside the original tote the plants were in, which is the reservoir. When I screwed the two halves together I slightly angled the bottom one so it would slope and drain better.
  The way I made the drain was I used a glad tupperware, one of the smallest ones, and cut a circular hole in the bottom in which I placed a brass swamp cooler drain fitting, which adapts from one inch to standard garden hose size. Then I traced the outline of the rim of the glad container and cut the hole to fit it and applied a silicone caulk to seal it. Once that dried I razor bladed the top rim, which stuck out on the inside of the grow tray, and then siliconed over that once I had it completely flat to allow for proper drainage.

  In the reservoir sits about 10-15 gallons of solution with a small pond pump leading out to water the rockwool slabs from the top.
Up until today I had been using old milk jugs to water the plants and their root development into the slabs has been quite slow because the watering has not been quite good enough.



Here are the pics;















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Re: 120w CFL+ 70w HPS closet grow. [Re: Doc]
    #542353 - 04/02/11 01:39 AM (8 years, 10 months ago)

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Re: 120w CFL+ 70w HPS closet grow. [Re: muse42]
    #542483 - 04/02/11 01:16 PM (8 years, 10 months ago)

Whoops double post. EDIT


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Re: 120w CFL+ 70w HPS closet grow. [Re: muse42]
    #542484 - 04/02/11 01:19 PM (8 years, 10 months ago)

Update

  Today is the 16th day since they started flowering and all the plants finally have the beginnings of small buds on them, and I think I might have actually gotten 7 out of 7 seedlings that turned out female!! Thats 100% female, is that even possible?

  I put a brick in between the rockwool slabs to space them out a bit because they were leaning towards each other a bit, then I trimmed off all the bushy under growth about three inches up the main stem to increase airflow. I also did this in the hopes of increasing amount of energy sent to the top part of the plant.
Right now I'm extremely pleased with the results from only this 190w of light.
I think the 120 CFL provides for most of the intense fast growth, (when spaced within 5-8 inches) while the 70 HPS simply bolsters the growth by penetrating deeper into the canopy as well as enhancing the spectrum. I'm almost considering building a custom hood thats like a mini growzilla hood.


Here are some tiny little pistil pics (Bloom baby BLOOM!)

















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Re: 120w CFL+ 70w HPS closet grow. [Re: Doc]
    #543074 - 04/04/11 11:14 AM (8 years, 10 months ago)

Yesterday I built a new CF light for vegging, and will probably increase the wattage on it at some point when I can afford a few of the 20 something watt CF bulbs.
How I made the light was by cutting down the reflector portion of a 4ft two tube fluorescent fixture to be 20" long then I took the base off the CF bulbs and then used a 7/8" spade bit to drill into a 1" X 3/8" X 20" strip of wood, then just threaded the bulbs into the wood and then rewired them in parallel. I made sure to leave enough room in between to put three larger bulbs on the reflector at some point. I really like how this setup came out and I think the clones I have are gonna love it!








   
   

    Also the plants are doing good but I think I need to give them a little bit more nutrients than I have been recently. I'm not sure why but some leaves are getting burned on the tips, not like on the very tiny end of the tip of the leaf like a nitrogen burn (refer to the second to last picture in my previous post for an example)  but large areas of the leaves. Maybe the leaves got burned by the light but I forgot about it and now its freaking me out, but even a few of the lower down leaves that couldn't possibly have been burned withing the past few weeks are getting this same problem. I don't think its too big of a deal though.









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Re: 120w CFL+ 70w HPS closet grow. [Re: Doc]
    #543573 - 04/05/11 07:13 PM (8 years, 10 months ago)

Just realized I haven't even mentioned which nutrients I use!
This seems obvious but I guess I've been using the same nutrients for so long it doesn't even cross my mind anymore!

  Well for veg I use Pure Blend Pro Grow
I also infrequently mix in some Earth Juice "Catalyst" which is a fermented molasses mixed with some oat bran and other weird shit, and Earth juice "Microblast" which is a sea ingredient based micro-nutrient solution. For PH I use nitric acid in the form of technaflora PH down.

  For flowering I use my own concoction of a sample pack of powdered crystals which are a rose pink color and a few amber specks mixed in. This shit is literally almost pure potassium and phosphorus! I mixed this with some bud hardener numbers 0-50-50! This is made out of dipotassium phosphate and potassium phosphate as well as other forms of potassium and phosphorus. In general I'm very careful with this powder as it is easy to use too much and ruin your bud. But just a few pinches through the flowering cycle leads to rock hard buds with some STRONG ass main stems due to all the potassium.  When I use this powder I mix it with a 1/4 strength mix of the microblast and sometimes a teensy tiny bit of Progrow in the early stages of flowering.

  Another thing I use for the whole life of the plant is this two part mix which is made locally by a company called soil secrets.
They are called Earth Ambrosia and Earth Nectar. One EN is brown and smells like poo, this contains endo and ecto mycorhizal fungi as well as bacterial dominated compost tea. The other one called Earth ambrosia is a lot like soy sauce and it is humic substances in liquid solution, when you add it to water it turns it brown to red in color, very good stuff!!


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Re: 120w CFL+ 70w HPS closet grow. [Re: Doc]
    #543639 - 04/06/11 12:18 AM (8 years, 10 months ago)

Love the new set up!


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Re: 120w CFL+ 70w HPS closet grow. [Re: Doc]
    #543643 - 04/06/11 12:50 AM (8 years, 10 months ago)

with that set up, you should have one or two plants for the best outcome. usually plants grow fairly well with 50W per plant. but cfl's you want at least 100w(of cfl watts, not the equivelant) per plant. I am using a 1000W MH(veg) and 1000W HPS(flower) in my 4x4 sea of green tent with 12 plants. In my screan of green tent that is 8x4 with 12 plants, I am using two 1000W MH lights(veg),two 1000W HPS(flower) and a 300W cfl for an added spectrum.

oh and those lights, they are the ballasts that convert from HPS to MH.


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Re: 120w CFL+ 70w HPS closet grow. [Re: Doc]
    #543645 - 04/06/11 12:58 AM (8 years, 10 months ago)

you are gonna add nutrients when you think you have nutrient burn? that is what you said right? If that is what you said and mean, then I am confused bro. You most likely do have nutrient burn, and need less. Not more. Also, fungus is a possibility. If you know anything about hydrogen peroxide, you can give that a try to make sure it isnt fungus or something like that, plus it will help get rid of salt/nutrient build up that could possibly be part of the problem. If you do it right, it cant hurt anything. It is a great medicine for pot plants. It has so many uses/ preventions/ and cured


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Re: 120w CFL+ 70w HPS closet grow. [Re: Shotgun]
    #543663 - 04/06/11 05:55 AM (8 years, 10 months ago)

Love this grow man.  You know you love your plants when you think of the sweet McGyver stuff that makes them happier.  That hydro unit is very cool, and if I ever make the switch I'd definitely think about modeling after yours just cause it looks so cheap and easy.

Shotgun might be half-right though in that I'm worried only the top half of those plants will really bud up nicely... even so that'd still be a nice hash run for the popcorn.

I got almost 2 ounces once off of two plants in a 2x2 250w sodium so I think you should be in the 2 oz ballpark with the hydro and everything...

As far as the weird burn, it's kinda a little too irregular to be nute burn right?  Ph problem? Lockout or cal-mag deficiency?  That's all I can think of..

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Re: 120w CFL+ 70w HPS closet grow. [Re: Shotgun]
    #543693 - 04/06/11 09:35 AM (8 years, 10 months ago)

shotgun Hey man thanks for the good advice. I was smoking a lot of bowls while I wrote that post and I did realize it was confusing but didn't correct it.
I should have said the plants probably have some sort of deficiency because a lot of the leaves have micro size white spots on them as well as the tips just mysteriously being all weird, but overall the plants still seem very healthy. I'm thinking the fluoride in my tap water could have caused the leaf spotting because I foliar feed and I wouldn't be surprised if it caused some sort of necrosis (FUCK fluoride especially sodium silicofluoride!)


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Re: 120w CFL+ 70w HPS closet grow. [Re: DudeTron]
    #543694 - 04/06/11 09:39 AM (8 years, 10 months ago)

dudetron thanks for the encouragement man I think its some kind of deficiency as well but not too sure, could just be burned leaf tips that I don't remember, like I said. I've been training the crap out of the tops so they don't get burned anymore and I haven't seen the problem getting any worse, but alot of the lower leaves are starting to look really ratty in general because of the lack of light. Hash making is all I'm thinking about right now!!!

Just having this grow journal up here on the growery is really adding a lot of positivity to my grow and making me want to do the ABSOLUTE best I can do! :sun:


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Re: 120w CFL+ 70w HPS closet grow. [Re: Doc]
    #544450 - 04/08/11 12:39 PM (8 years, 10 months ago)

Quote:

Doc said:

I should have said the plants probably have some sort of deficiency because a lot of the leaves have micro size white spots on them as well as the tips just mysteriously being all weird, but overall the plants still seem very healthy.





I am not an expert.

That being said, while reading the cannabis grow bible, it mentions that these small white dots are often times associated with gnats or aphids or some other type of pest which instead of biting the leaf just latch onto it and suck them. This could be the cause of your microdots, and the resulting damage to the leaf could cause the tips and other parts to also be damaged.

EDIT: if you put up some fly paper, which is quite cheap, you should be able to readily tell if this is your problem or not.

Just a thought from a bystander.



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Re: 120w CFL+ 70w HPS closet grow. [Re: rustycobwebs]
    #545047 - 04/10/11 04:21 PM (8 years, 10 months ago)

Man I think you are right rustycobwebs I have checked the bottoms of the leaves and there are these weird small black things but they are not spider mites, they don't really move at all. There's hardly any of them so I should be able to wipe them out pretty easily but now I'm starting to get scared cause I'm fast approaching the 30 day mark! I plan to harvest probably around day 60-70 so if I don't wipe out these pests by then they could ruin my crop!!
This is shitty!! I have been using peppermint oil in my spray bottle to try and knock them off the leaves and its been about 3 days now I can't really find any more of them. I have a feeling it's gonna take a bit more effort than that though.

UPDATE:

  I chopped one of the smaller plants cause it was taking up space and I figure that the loss of it will be made up for by the two neighboring plants having more space to stretch and also more rootzone.

  Everything is going nicely and I will probably change out the water in my reservoir pretty soon here. I am on day 22 of flowering and the plants look great! they are stretching now but I think they might not end up stretching much more because they are already packing on the pistils! The white widow X blueberry strain (whiteberry) is already getting frosted with clear and white trichomes  on the small bud leaves even though there aren't any real buds yet. The other two strains my friend gave me don't even compare in terms of trichomes at this point but I hope they catch up later on. The whiteberry as I call it looks almost like a hash producing strain to me. I can't get any decent bud pictures because my camera only has a telephoto lens right now lol. But I hope to get a macro lens pretty soon here.


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Re: 120w CFL+ 70w HPS closet grow. [Re: Doc]
    #545503 - 04/11/11 11:05 PM (8 years, 10 months ago)

Interested to see what others might think those things are, and ill be watching to see how that affects your end results. Keep it up doc.


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    #545517 - 04/11/11 11:35 PM (8 years, 10 months ago)

I have no clue what the bugs are and I have removed another plant in order to facilitate access to the other bigger plants in order to remove the little bugs with my spray bottle. Today I purchased a small bottle of neem oil it only cost me $2.77! When I get more money I am gonna buy either lady bugs, predator mites or pirate bugs. I'm not sure whats available right now but that's what they have at my local hydro store.


  The whiteberry continues to get more and more frosty every day!
I really need to get the bugs wiped out before the buds get any more dense potentially trapping the bug eggs inside allowing the bugs to survive indefinitely!


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    #545588 - 04/12/11 12:23 PM (8 years, 10 months ago)

I got lady bugs today! I got 200 for $9.99 and released almost all of them in my closet. I feel insane just chillin in my room with all these bugs crawling all over EVERYTHING. As soon as I dropped them on the bud plants they started fucking left and right. There was even ones trying to hump the one that was already humping a female. Fucking horny ass ladybugs. I hope they eat all those damn bugs and lay eggs to protect my garden for good, but I have a feeling they will eat all the bugs really fast and then move on to my backyard. At least they will be like little robots sent out to destroy the enemy! MUAHHAHAHAHAA!!!!


 


 


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    #545822 - 04/12/11 08:46 PM (8 years, 10 months ago)

Very cool pics! Go ladybugs Go!!! :minigun:


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    #546102 - 04/13/11 03:41 PM (8 years, 10 months ago)

UPDATE: Well I'm sort of regretting just dumping 200 ladybugs into my closet because today there are all these little things on the leaves which I presume to be ladybug turds, they are orange in color. But the ladybugs have started going onto the undersides of the leaves hopefully eating what little bugs there are. But now that the ladybugs are here I can't spray with neem oil anymore because it will kill them so I don't know if this was the smartest idea in the world. If the ladybugs don't eat all the parasites in the next few days the parasite eggs will hatch and the problem might get even worse!

  On a more positive note today is the first day I stepped into the closet and really caught a good pungent wiff of the good stuff. I'm really looking forward to making hash as well because almost all the leaves are getting covered in small amounts of trichomes!!!

  Today is the 27th day of flowering and I will probably have to wait at least another 40 days.  :jah:


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    #546526 - 04/14/11 09:54 PM (8 years, 10 months ago)

UPDATE: Got some new genetics today!  I helped my friend move 80 clones and some mothers in my truck today and he gave me some plants but the risk far outweighed the reward (well I guess in my state 80 is still a misdemeanor) but we made it safely and right before we pulled into this alley a cop passed us. It was making me paranoid driving around with all those plants but now I have three awesome new strains!

My new strains are "White Russian" "Russian Fruit" and another one my friend developed called "AKB". These are all good strains with the White Russian having a high leaf to calyx ratio yet yielding very potent buds, and the Russian Fruit having a good heavy yield with very fruity smelling buds. The AKB is just a cross of some stuff, it stands for albu-kush-berry, my friend made the name up its pretty silly but funny.  I am really looking forward to nursing these plants back to health because they are some very well rooted but very neglected clones that my friend just got back from someone who was watching them while he's on the run from the law. I guess the person who was taking care of them just did a horrible job at it but I think I can bring these plants back to life! Right now the clones look horrible so I won't even bother posting any pics till they start vegging out some.



EDIT: I have been trying to find the lineage on these strains and just came up with what I should have already known cause it's so  obvious but; White Russian=(Serious) AK47 x WW And "Russian Fruit" doesn't seem to exist so I figure my stoner ass buddy just mixed it up and it's actually Juicy Russian. Juicy Russian = Juicy Fruit x AK47


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Re: 120w CFL+ 70w HPS closet grow. [Re: Doc]
    #546529 - 04/14/11 10:00 PM (8 years, 10 months ago)

Sweet Score!
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Check them for bugs.


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    #546553 - 04/14/11 11:06 PM (8 years, 10 months ago)

Yeah  good call man, I should have checked them before I brought them  into the house, but oh well they seem to be A-OK! :thumbup:


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    #547913 - 04/18/11 04:04 PM (8 years, 10 months ago)

UPDATE: Today is the 30th day of flowering and the plants are really showing it. I love seeing buds as they develop and become fatter and fatter! The main buds are just really developing now and it's freakin sweet! I can't wait to see them fill in as they stop stretching and really pack on the pistils! WHOOO! The strains my friend gave me are finally looking good and they have those sort of pointy little tips on the buds kinda like a sativa. The small bud leaves are all frosted and the trichomes are already swelling on the white-berry plants.

  I think I will harvest one of the WB plants early cause a lot of the hairs are already turning red. I will probably harvest this one at day 45-50 just to have something to puff on while I let the other white berries really finish up nicely. After I harvest the white-berry plants I can let the strains my friend gave me develop out some more, because they seem like they will take longer, and I always remember wishing my friend had waited longer on these strains when we would smoke them.


  The bug problem seems to be under control and I can hardly find a single little pest on any of the leaves but I will stay vigilant and fight the infestation everyday!! Even if it just means inspecting the plants and using my fingers to crush and egg or bug here or there or spraying with neem oil or the ladybugs, these bugs are GOIN THE F**K DOWN!




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Re: 120w CFL+ 70w HPS closet grow. [Re: Doc]
    #548512 - 04/20/11 01:54 AM (8 years, 10 months ago)

Cut out all of the dead looking stuff to prevent mold and allow more air exchange. 

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    #549687 - 04/23/11 09:42 AM (8 years, 10 months ago)

Good advice mushrooman420 this is important its just that I get too lazy cause getting all those little leaves out of the center can be a bitch!

UPDATE: Got a new fertilizer cause I think the one I have been using has too much nitrogen so I switched to "Roots Organics HPK" The numbers are 0-5-4 and it only has two ingredients, bat guano, and a mineral called langbenite. It seems like a pretty decent fertilizer and I got it for free by trading some rockwool slabs to my local hydro store for it.
Also I got some stuff called Floralicious but I don't know if I'm gonna use it because it is just like soy sauce, it is made out of vegetable protein hydrolysate and humic acid and sea kelp extract.

  I changed out the solution in the hydro system yesterday and added 5.5 gallons of RO water and 5 TBS of the HPK along with some mycorhizals and humic acid. I guess I'm starting to flush in a sense because I'm only using phosphorus and potassium in the nutrient solution, with no micros or nitrogen present. Using the RO water should help me get a better cleaner flush.

Since adding this new fertilizer the plants grew enough to be noticeable and even seem to have put more resin on the buds!


UPDATE 04/26: In two days it will be day 40 of flowering for the plants so I added three or four TBSP of molasses to the water and on 04/29 I will empty out the reservoir and add 8 gallons of RO water and start flushing. Then a week later I will change the water again and  the plants should be done soon after that.

  I chopped a plant that went hermy on me even though it didn't have any real buds on it. I just threw another clone in to replace the plant and I figure if some other plants are ready earlier than others I will chop them and put a clone in there just to get the clones started on the flowering cycle.


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    #552256 - 05/01/11 08:33 AM (8 years, 9 months ago)

UPDATE:

  Well I have been really busy the last few weeks so I haven't been updating as frequently as I would like to. I have had three plants that turned hermie on me so I chopped them down. I just threw some other clones in their place to get them started on the flowering cycle.

  Surprisingly the hermie buds get me stoned even though none of the crystals are amber! Also they taste alright even though they haven't even been properly flushed. I can't wait to find out what the proper bud is gonna be like! One of the plants is definitely showing its sativa heritage with ridiculously skinny buds that look super good. Some sativas get those giant fluffy buds, but this sativa has those buds that are just like sticks with pistils on them and they look cool as hell!
One of the white-berry has just one solid bud going up the stem and I'm trying to get a clone to preserve that phenotype.
Recently I met the owner of a hydro-store and I guess hes going to give me a master kush cross with something else he calls it "rosy posy" that hes selling the seeds for. It's supposed to be really good shit and I can't wait to start growing it!
I'm in the last few weeks now and am flushing with 8 gallons of RO water and I separately flushed the rockwool with five gallons of water that I drained into a bucket.

Can't wait to make hash too cause the guy who has the hydro-store told  me he would let me use a hash making machine!!!!!!!!





The buds are very small but I still appreciate their potential goodness and they were cheap to grow! Now I really think I do need a 400w HPS in my closet but I might only be able to run it during the winter in my climate!


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    #552968 - 05/04/11 01:11 AM (8 years, 9 months ago)

Give an update on what your doing with your nutes.

your plants look really green for where you are at in flowering...


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    #553072 - 05/04/11 08:11 PM (8 years, 9 months ago)

Word man they are too green, that's why I decided to stop using the nutrients I was using and just went with roots organics "HPK" and molasses.


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    #553196 - 05/05/11 01:25 AM (8 years, 9 months ago)

Good call, way to be on top of it.


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    #553390 - 05/05/11 08:31 PM (8 years, 9 months ago)

UPDATE: I have decided to chop all my plants and make hash because I was talking to my cousin about them and he said since some of the plants turned hermie they might have pollinated the others or themselves. Well today I was looking at the buds and I noticed that there were some weird white things and with a closer look I determined that they were immature seeds! I hate smoking bud with immature seeds in it since it's almost impossible to get all of them out, so I'm gonna make everything into hash except maybe the best buds that there are.

So I guess this grow was sort of a failure but I did get about 2-3oz  of really frosty leaves and popcorn buds that aren't worth smoking which should yield about a quarter ounce of hash.
I will post another grow log for my second go round or maybe wait a while but I am trying to start a perpetual grow.

  Also I only chopped the top buds on two of the best plants so I am re-vegging them for this years outdoor season! I guess this was not a total loss. In the end I got what looks to be about a quarter oz of good smoking buds and about 2-3 oz of frosty trim leaves and popcorn buds to make into hash. I have even been vaping some of the still wet buds and they are getting me really stoned even though they are slightly premature.

  Next time around I will only be doing 6 plants in this setup.


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    #554820 - 05/11/11 05:56 PM (8 years, 9 months ago)

Well I made some hash out of the trimmings and popcorn buds and got only about 4 grams of some really stony hash. It came out really good but not as good as I would have liked. I have already smoked my whole except a gram of the hash lol. oh well the growing continues on and now its outdoor season, the time when buds really flourish!

Will post some pics soon here of my new hydro table in the green house. It's being used for vegetables but I will do a small row of weed plants behind all the taller plants and hopefully put like a 150w hps over that area too. Then I will just let them grow all summer long! Also I ended up saving 3 plants (well the remains of plants.) to reveg from flowering.  They were the best plants so I just left the bottom leaves and buds to start re-vegging for this years outdoor season!!!!!!! Planted one in a guerrilla spot just the other day in 2cu ft of soil/ coco and manure with water polymer crystals to keep the soil moist.


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    #567078 - 06/24/11 03:30 PM (8 years, 8 months ago)

Well I got a second harvest and the second run was way better. As shotgun told me in the beginning of my first go round I would have been better off with less plants in my small space. Well on the second run I used about half as many plants, and the clones were actually much smaller than the first ones I tried flowering.


I feel like since the clones were barely rooted when I put them into the flowering setup they seemed to start growing buds immediately and didn't have too much leaf like my first run.
Two of the plants just turned into solid kolas and two of them were more bushy with popcorn style nuggs.

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The cabinet is my new bookshelf and another one of those hydrofarm 120w CFL lights I got given to me for free by a friend!!! It's cooled with a powerful server cooling fan and I really like it. It's not quite light leak proof but I have no worries about anyone seeing it so I'm not working on that for now.


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