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  1. Hi guys welcome to my Average Joe Grow I'm running 5 autoflowers this garden. 3x CDB industrial plant - Dinafem 1x Gorilla Glue - Fastbuds 1x OG Kush - Mr Krippling Equipment 26w CFL 600w dual spectrum bulb Digital ballast Floor fan Small clip fan Fan and Filter (when I get paid next week lol) 7.5litre Smart pots RO filter for water (produces 50GallonPerDay) Bio-Bizz All mix soil Nutrients So guys I have a spare cupboard with some good height so I thought it would be a nice place for a couple plants.You can see from the list I have a pretty basic setup, and instead of a tent (and save some money) I've stapled black and white sheet around the room. Germination I popped all seeds in straight RO water for 36 hours and all seeds cracked and tap roots were just poking out so I moved them into damp kitchen roll and placed in plastic food bags in the dark for another 24 hours. The next day all tap roots were visible so I got them planted into 16oz American Red Party Cups and moved them under the CFL, for the first couple of days I'll keep the light on 24 hour. I kept food bags over each individual cup to keep it humid, also I put them on top of a heat mat set to keep the soil at 26 degrees Celsius Veg Day 1. Another 24 hours has passed and the all the girls are reaching for the light. Some seed shells were stuck on the first set of leaves so I carefully removed them, everything looks fine nothing more to be done. Day 2. The girls are looking healthy and should have some roots by now so time to remove the food bags from over the cups. Ill leave them on the heat mat still to keep the soil temp up. it's a little cold in the cupboard so I plan on keeping them on the heat mat untill I move then to there final pots and get the big light on them (no later than 10 days) The soil is still damp so no need to water, nothing more to be done today, I'll try and get some photos up once I learn how lol.
  2. Hi Once I get my head round uploading pics to here I'll share what's going on in my cheap greenhouses! I've spent less than £30 on them and less than £40-50 on seeds, soil, fertiliser and pots. In fact the bulk of the cost is pots! I have two auto's and 3 fem in right now, 3 more fem's germing and another 5 waiting to germ once this other 3 have gone into soil. Theres nothing fancy about this at all, just my first go and me muddling through it! It's so interesting reading everyone's journals and seeing the differences and problems people come up against. Excited to see this journal through!
  3. Hi guys thanks for your help in advance! 1. Strain Suggestion: I have 1 Easy Kush plus 1 Northern Lights and I'm looking to another couple of strains, mainly indica (the most indica the better), not tall (grow room is 160cm tall), suitable for a beginner. Any suggestion? Related Important Question: Different strains have different vegetation and flowering times -- how can I manage 4 different strains with different vegetation and flowering times in the same grow tent? Maybe I should try to couple strains with similar V and F times? 2. I have 2 x 40cm wide (35liters) pots = can I put 2 seeds (2 different strains) per pot? 3. Why the seed needs to be placed in a small pot once germinated and cant go instead in the larger final pot after the wet paper ? I have purchased some rooter starter compost cubes? How do I use them? Do I still need to put the seeds in the wet paper first? i know these things have been said many times and I'm sorry but I have a learning difficulty and I struggle to retrieve and organise the information especially when ithere is a lot. Thanks for your understanding:-) Many thanks for your help! Quote
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    Cable-tie construction ftw ^_^
  7. hello! I thought i would come and join in on in the action over here, if u'll have me! This will be my auto diary will have a few things going on but for now: INDOORS - on the left- royal cheese auto (RQS) ... on the right Buddha seeds random auto THE MEDIUM ive just potted these up into a little no-till soil mix consisting of: kelp, neem, compost, frass, gypsum, lava rock, rice husk, coco, biochar, peat moss, coco coir, garden soil & barley straw on top... This is my first attempt at no-till so wish me luck! THE LIGHT these two have so far been under 24hr light of blurple LED (an ancient 125W unit) ... it recently occured to me that i give them some dark time :0 !! so i will be starting a 16/8 light cycle with a new more powerful LED light tonight THE SPACE They will be now going in to a new empty 1.2m² tent and will have the whole place to themselves!!! VENTILATION I've been stalling/slacking here, and am hoping for some help! I have no ventilation whatsoever :0 I would love some advice on to how to best ventilate my space / keep it cool / fresh air / oscillating fans ... without using loads of plug sockets / breaking the bank Enjoy the bank holiday every1!
  8. Hi everyone, this is going to be my first time grow. I've got pretty much everything planned but I'm a bit torn between whether or not I should plant my auto seeds straight into the final location (outdoors in the ground) after germination or plant them in pots first before transferring once they've grown for a while. The reason I ask this is because I've read in multiple places that auto strains don't take well to be transferred pots, and it can do more harm than good in comparison to just planting into the ground directly. Any advice from personal experience/things you've read would be greatly appreciated.
  9. Hi I've searched the forums and wider and can't get a good answer on this beyond the spec sheets of the product itself. I wondered if anyone had any experience they could share. Would the budmaster II XG-2 LED be suitable for a single plant in a DR60 sized(ish) tent? It's spec sheet shows a coverage area of 40x80. I'm interested as to whether penetration is likely to be sufficient for a plant's full lifecycle. I'm an absolute beginner and, to be honest, would probably have gone with a cheaper panel with higher wattage (such as a Mars Hydro II 400), but they seem to be difficult to find offline and I'm not very comfortable purchasing with a credit card. So it looks as though a budmaster is one of the only models readily available if I want to pick up in person from a shopfront. Which means I don't really want to invest in anything much more expensive that the BM XG-2 until I know that I enjoy this new project and am any good at it. Specs are as follows: LED's: 50 x Epiled 3w Led'sCoverage: 40 x 80cmEnergy Used: 90wInput Voltage: 100 - 240vFrequency: 50 - 60 hzCurrent: 600maVoltage: 70vAmps: 0.36 Amps I would be grateful for any advice on whether this model is likely to do the trick?
  10. Hello everyone, I am new to the forum i am just looking around to see if i can find a start up guide of any kind. basically i just want to grow for personal use only of a maximum of 4 autos, what i am wondering is if anyone could help me or even list me through the stuff i would require to do so. Thank you in advance if anyone is able to help. SmellTheEssence
  11. Hello everyone, Great to be part of this community! Okay so i'm almost ready to start and have the following gear: Advanced Platinum P150 LED Light Black Orchid 1.2x.1.2x2.0 grow tent Extractor fan with carbon filter 8 OG Kush seeds I guess firstly, will my gear do the job? I'm not 100% sure on what soil i need, i was going to go for Plant Magic plus Not too sure about nutrients as well Could someone please recommend a soil and nutrient mix, and maybe give me a few pointers on what to do from here? or links to a forum thread would be good also, i dont want to leave anything to chance and am keen to know exactly what i'm doing I know i have to germinate the seeds so i'm currently researching the best ways to do that, do you need to use a propagator? Any help appreciated Thanks
  12. Hello everyone, Great to be part of this community! Okay so i'm almost ready to start and have the following gear: Advanced Platinum P150 LED Light Black Orchid 1.2x.1.2x2.0 grow tent Extractor fan with carbon filter 8 OG Kush seeds I guess firstly, will my gear do the job? I'm not 100% sure on what soil i need, i was going to go for Plant Magic plus Not too sure about nutrients as well Could someone please recommend a soil and nutrient mix, and maybe give me a few pointers on what to do from here? or links to a forum thread would be good also, i dont want to leave anything to chance and am keen to know exactly what i'm doing I know i have to germinate the seeds so i'm currently researching the best ways to do that, do you need to use a propagator? Any help appreciated Thanks
  13. Hi thanks for reading my post! I am also trying ... trying to grow indoors. I have read allot and have bought some things like tent etc. But I have allot of trouble to choose which LED lights to use. If one googles "led" +grow, there are more than a million options ... I have done allot of reading but now I stopped. the only one stuck in my mind is realgrowled (com), but there are sold out. Does anyone have experience with this company (as they are sold out ... someone should have some experience!). Or has anybody a suggestion on which LED to use? I am thinking about using LED because it is cheap in use ... I think. I am new to this, so I have allot to learn ... every suggestion is welcome. I thank you in advance. Cheers, PP
  14. I'll start off by saying hello, I appreciate your time in advance and I can fully understand that you've no doubt heard this time after time after time but I assure you I've tried a lot and I still cannot seem to bring down the temperature (Beginner). My suspicions are that the tent is too small, the HPS light is too much for the size and maybe the extractor vent isn't doing the best it could. I'll let you decide. The tent is W90cm D50cm H155cm. It is layered with a reflective film and has two fans inside. The fan is 9" which is directed purely at the 600W HPS Duel Spectrum Bulb which gives off a ridiculous amount of heat I look like a science professor off Breaking Bad sweating my tits off. The second fan is a 4" fan which is directed at the plant itself (which looks to make no difference there or not by the thermometer). At the top there is a 3.5" extractor vent pulling the heat out of the tent via the bottom. Vent is situated at the top. Pictures shown. There is an intake fan that pulls air from the outside inwards via the bottom left of the tent. The Plant itself sits in Miracle Gro (yes I know, but I know of good results) which gives the nutrients. The plant is watered once a day with 1.5 litres of 5.9ph water. Humidity is not monitored at present. The room that it is in is 233cm by 250cm (2.3m by 2.5m). The temperature in the tent stays between 29 and 31 C (84 - 88 F) and it just will not go lower! The window is left open constantly. History: A little bit about what's happened. 6 seeds, germinated perfectly 100%, made rookie mistakes and overwatered; caused them to become droopy. Made another rookie mistake and stretched them too much; they was on the windowsil for 4 days, and the airing cupboard for 3 days before the small 30W light I was using must've been too much added with the heat that killed them all a part from 2 that I managed to save through Intense and long hours of reviving. This was originally meant to be a hydroponic go but as you can tell, I am better off starting at easy which is soil. I transferred them from rockwool to soil and they've grown a lot better. Within days they grew well. I then didn't water them for a week while they were situated on the windowsil. I then transferred them to the tent to which I followed the advice of hundreds online and put the HPS light 15" above the plant which was a ridiculous idea to me and proved to be wrong as the one plant burnt within 20 minutes!!! I put the light up to 25" above the plant and it seems to be fine the passed 24 hours. The 1 plant I watered and left on the windowsil to heal and I hope this will be okay to go back to the tent on recovery. My questions are as followed: Would you disagree with any of the above? Will my plant that been burnt survive? How do I bring down the temperature, it's roasting? Would you advise anything? Pictures are shown. Thanks a lot everyone I really do appreciate the help.
  15. Hello, I'm new on here today to please excuse the newb talk! I got given a plant from a friend on July 8th I was told it was an auto flower chocolate skunk. I wasn't told how old it was but had started the germination process. I got my dad to look after as I cannot grow where I live He kept it in a green house well ventilated with opening windows and door. I made the decision to harvest yesterday. As a beginner I went in blind to the grow, my dad fed it tomato feed and slower fertilising pellets. Kept in the green house 24/7 since July. I now realise that it had nute burn and even lost some buds when I didn't check the plant for a week. Majority of the pistils were brown by this point. I would like some more info on growing in a greenhouse and my next grow I will take more care over. The end product was small and I'll try add pics. Happy to tell you as much as I can in order for a better grow next time. Thanks in advance guys