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  1. Hi my fellow green fingered friends! I’m trying to plan ahead for the harvest...my ladies have recently gone out into the wild...admittedly harvest is still a few months off. I am estimating, should everything go to plan and they don’t get ripped or found ill have about somewhere in the region of 100oz. Surprisingly in the bounty of info that is this site I could find an estimate of how much bud I could dry successfully in a particular size tent. Currently I only own a 60x60x60 size tent (no fan or carbon filter) for starting off the ladies for a few weeks before going into the wild, so I can’t imagine that will be of much use. My question is whats the best setup for a dedicated drying tent? I’ll happily get a dedicated tent, fan and filter to avoid any smell and not put my liberty at risk, however if someone could advise me the size tent I’m likely to require and the size fan and filter please? As I’m running 6 different strains I’m aware they won’t all finish at the same time, but I’d rather err on the side of caution and have a big enough tent just in case. another thread suggested a 4inch fan for extraction into a carbon filter would be best - anything more may dry out the bud too quickly, however there were no specifics on the size of that harvest, so I can’t be sure that will apply. If anyone could recommend a particular brand of fan or filter and the appropriate size, I would be grateful. Hopefully I’ll have a bounty to last me years to come...hopefully! It’s all down to the green gods! Appreciate the help and advice
  2. Day 75 Harvest Day D

    From the album C4 Grow

  3. Day 75 Harvest Day C

    From the album C4 Grow

  4. Day 75 Harvest Day B

    From the album C4 Grow

  5. Day 75 Harvest Day A

    From the album C4 Grow

  6. flowering

    From the album Flowering

    Morning all growing in soil been feeding terra vega And terra Flores First grow been taking care of this little lady feels like forever could anyone advice me please is she ready too flush
  7. Hey 420 im getting really stressed out and need your guidance. im at the last phase of my grow, at the end of week 8 of a supposedly 9 week strain. I’ve noticed the buds have now stopped growing but new white pistils have started spouting. my problem is, is that the calyxes on my buds have really started swelling, as if my plants have seeds in them!! I’ve checked all buds and internodes, but no nanners or sacs... so can’t see them hermying.... ive dissected one or two of the calyxes and right at the bottom it has tiny green balls almost seed like. What do i do?? I’ll Get pictures up ASAP thanks
  8. Durban Thai highflyer x C99

    From the album ESB, Honey Badger, Durban x Thai Highflyer x C99

    Getting pulled today, 63 days, mostly cloudy trichs minimal amber.. 2 weeks flush under a 10k finishing halide. Finished 30" tall, with 8-10" stickyicky main buds & a shitload of secondary which has formed up surprisingly well too. Job done.

    © HydrogenWater

  9. Hi, I've got about 2 biscuit tins full of sticky leaves and fluff buds form the harvest. I'm not sure what to do with it though, and would like some advice please? I've done canna butter before, but I don't want the smell given the contents of the upstairs bedroom. I don't have any sieves or likewise for hash making. Is there anything I can do with it? From pressing my fingers and rolling together, after the harvest, I got a lovely little bit of hash (i think), but not sure what to do with the tins, they seem to good to throw Cheers
  10. Grew 3 bag seeds of some sunset sherbert found in an 8th bought awhile back. 3Litre coco with canna a+b first time . only ended up with 1 worth keeping . Buds are looking nice and swollen pistils orange etc. trichomes are mostly milky with the odd rare amber. was wondering what anyones intake on harvesting ? is it worth doing a dark period now or just cutting her down and hanging full?. also i f*cked up at the beginning with the watering coco. let them dry out to much . my sour diesel seedling has better roots then this does xD now, peace.
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  12. Hello everyone, I've lurked here for a while, joined a couple of months ago, lurked some more before posting now. As a first time grower, I did my research but still ended up making the odd mistake, though nothing major as I have a low-expectations attitude about the maiden voyage. I feel on the verge of a potential major mistake by completely failing to identify when I should be harvesting. This is a case of a) being aware of the beginner error of seeing buds, getting excited and pulling b) reading information about pistils which suggests the majority of them turning to colour/curling in is an indicator it's ready, c) only recently getting a loupe and not really having a point of comparison for determining if the trichomes have gone cloudy or still appear clear (it might be pretty stupid that I struggle to differentiate regardless) and d) being just 56 days in on a strain which seems to average about a 70 days grow. It is a Fastbuds Mexican Airlines auto, in case that matters, 45cm tall and grown under a Mars hydro reflector 480 positioned 30cm above on a 19/5 on-off cycle. Here are some pictures. If you can let me know what you think, I'd be grateful. The last 4 waterings (1 every 3 days) have been plain water. Owed more to too many nutrients in earlier weeks than starting a pre-harvest flush. Hopefully I've got all relevant information here.
  13. Hi! I went away at the weekend and I think my electricity stopped for 12 hours. I was planning on harvesting today and I noticed my timer was 12 hours out. So the plants got full light during the dark hours for 1 / 2 days! Do you think this would have any negative effects on my crops? Or is it so close to harvest now that it does not matter anymore. Thanks for any knowledge!
  14. Amber Trichomes! This Amber Trichs malarkey, its an Urban Myth IMHO. Fact is, some strains never go milky let alone amber. And in other strains, amber only happens when the plant is almost dead and well past its sell by date. So how can one tell when a plant is "ready"? Let's talk about "Ripeness" instead. When is a plant "Ripe"? 56 days? 63? 77? When the pack says? When your mate down the pub who has been growing for a hundred years says it is? Nope, none of the above! Its ripe, when it meets the demands of the end user. What I like in my smoke, may not be what you like. The point being, you should "take" your plant down when she is ready to give you what you want. Maybe you like an "Up" High? take early. Maybe you prefer couch~lock? take late. When I'm growing a strain or a donated cut for the first time, this is how I determine the harvest time: I take a branch off at day 56 and dry it as usual. Then another is taken on day 63, and another on day 70, and then (if I thinks its needed) day 77, and so on. Slow dry and cure as usual, making sure that each sample is carefully labelled. Smoke testing soon discovers which Branch I like best. Once I have isolated which branch is best for me, then I have my harvest time for future crops. And I haven't examined a single trich! Not done so for ten years or more now. Unless I do it just to see what's going on, or to decide if the plant is a decent hash source (not all plants are). The thing is, we grow for personal consumption. So the one and only person who can tell you when your weed is ripe, is .... You! Forget the packet, forget your mates (down the pub or grow shop or wherever), and forget that book you read about growing cannabis last year. Read the plant, and read yourself. These two alone are your authoritative guides! Everyone else can go and do their own thing. You aren't growing for them, you are growing for yourself!
  15. My plants all look different!
  16. Day 2

    From the album PFNC Tent

  17. Hi, So I've just completed my 8th week of flower, been flushing for the last week on water. My grow is NFT using canna nutes, 600W light. I've included a couple of pictures, what do you think almost ready? Cheers
  18. right ive got autoflowering plantS nearly ready to be chopped IN COCO should i ph the water before flushing or just use tap water ??? Sick of seeing so many different things i wll have to use ph down id needs phing witch is a chemical s does this matter thanks in advanced
  19. Oldtimes Chop Day

    From the album My Oldtimer (OT1) adventure!

    Oldtimes chop day.
  20. For the last few cycles I've been using the air conditioner to quickly dry my bud in preparation for curing. Specifically the dehumidifier mode. This is the one with the water drop icon, most newer systems have it. Its much, much faster than traditional hang drying and has zero adverse effects. If anything my bud seems to have a better consistency than ever and cures a week or more sooner. I trim the bud of all leaves before starting. Personal use only so most of the sugar leaf stays on, it keeps the crystals from falling off the bud. Also I separate the buds completely from the stems this method doesn't need them to balance humidity. Lately I've chopped the bigger buds up into their constituents too, it speeds things up. Basically, find the smallest room in by the house with aircon, lay your manicured bud on a dry flat surface and put a fan on them at a distance. The dry air churned out by the air-conditioning needs to move over them for 2-3 hours at a time then turn the buds over and let them rest a bit. Do this every day and every night move the bud into your curing jars for say 10 hours. Should take only a few days, three at most. After that cure as you usually would. The dehumidifier function on your AC works by removing moisture until the temperature in the room reaches a minimum set on ythe remote, probably 19c. It'll stay that way for hours too, so just running it for a few periods each day and turning over your bud with a bit of manual labour won't cost much in terms of electric. And of course it requires no special equipment. Only thing is, I might smell for a few days in that room. But only for a few days.
  21. Hey guys, my plants are flowering as you can see, how do they look to you. I know the plants are very small but this is my first successful grow :-) take a look, comments and feedback would be appreciated.
  22. IMAG0875

  23. Welkommen... I swear to God I think about posting on here every other day but never really get around to the execution I know what you must be thinking - he's gotta be a lousy grower for sure! Yeah ... you're probably right there too! haha So basically I popped a few seeds back in January ended up with 4 plants in a garage (improvised) in the dead cold of the winter surrounded by spiders and stuff.. We are in Coco 600 120 tent feeding lightly and infrequently (every 2 days or so) heavy-ish watering in veg. Light waterings flower. None of the above details are by choice its just what happened. Like my birth probably! hah Right so off to the races I reckon i'm in for a chop today I will post pics very shortly! Lots of yellow leaves so beware. constructive critics are welcome though! Who's out here?!