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  1. Hi Fellow growers, We are going to still throw it in a little late to the show, but better a bit late than never right anyone interested in joining our 2023 Outdoor growing competition, please just reply here and send me DM with the title: DP Outdoor Growing 2023 The strains Pick one Dutch Outdoor strain from the following cultivars : Hollands Hope / Shaman / Frisian Dew Strictly auto growers/enthusiasts can pick Auto Euforia What we need from you Make a full separate diary of the variety of your liking with regular updates/pictures, at least once every two weeks with some pictures and info, and share the best pictures in this overall growing thread as well. You can win Top 3 best diaries will win a seedvoucher for the Dutch Passion webshop (selection will be done at the end of the year in December). 1st place 100 euro 2nd place 75 euro 3rd place 50 euro Only growers that do regular updates and complete the diary from start to finish are eligible to win! It is as simple as that, last year we have seen some pro's and first timers doing very well, so hopefully we will get some of you on board again! But anyone is welcome ofc! Any questions, please let me know... I'm looking forward to welcoming you here!
  2. Dear Growers, Smokers and Cannabis enthusiasts! Now the smoke has partially lifted from yesterday's 420 event we are ready to announce that we will be coming back to the UK420 forum with our Growing Competitions! Hopefully some of you still have some space for this years Outdoor plots because we have some new and old-school strains you might be interesting in We will share the ins and outs probably next week but for now I just wanted to let you know something is coming... Lately I have been talking with a forum member named GirlRilla @Girlrilla and she shared a list of good Outdoor/Guerilla growers that might possibly be interested to join: @Oldford @Lively @Rennie_99 @Lea Valley @Whambud @Murzyn @B-real @Memyselfandiguerilla @Geo1 @Tommy tucker @Exile420 @ocb So from this list, who's actually up for the challenge? Any other Outdoor/Guerilla grower is welcome too ofc! We will be including some of our old-school Outdoor strains like Hollands Hope, Passion #1 and Frisian Dew, but we will also give you guys & gals the opportunity to grow our latest addition to the Dutch Outdoor section Durban Dew : https://dutch-passion.com/en/cannabis-seeds/durban-dew Taking part in the competition can make you win some prizes too, goodies, merchandise and even free seeds. We have more exciting news to be shared soon, so stay tuned!
  3. Hi all I was wondering if anyone could lend a hand to a beginner? I've got a setup going listed below and would appreciate it if someone could maybe point out any flaws in it before I commit? This would be only for my use and a small 2-3 autoflower setup Tent: 80 x 80 x 160cm Light: TS600 Full Spectrum LED 85w Mars Hydro 4 inch extraction kit with a filter Growing in something along the lines of Canna soil in 20L pots and other bits and bobs like a hydrometer etc Would you say its a good setup? I'm most worried about the light might look into a 150W version of the same brand but 85 is what an experienced buddy of mine recommended for that size of tent Any input would be much appreciated! Cheers
  4. Hi, I'm currently building an indoor grow tent, I have everything except the tent itself and a filter yet, but I'm also looking into timers for the lights. I'm a little paranoid that the new electrical panel that was installed at my place would be able to tell I'm running something on and off with a daily schedule. I know it can do it, I just don't know if anyone's taking notes of weird patterns. I don't trust it anyway, so I was wondering if timers that randomize the exact time it turns on exist? I know they make some that turn completely randomly for when going on holidays, but it's not very precise. What I would like to know is if there are good digital timers that are very accurate with a weekly schedule and some randomizing for the exact time it's programmed to turn on and off. For instance if I told it I want 10mn inaccuracy it would follow the regular schedule but randomly give or take 10mn from the exact time, to prevent anyone drawing conclusions... Does that exist? What do I need to look for? Maybe I could even setup something with a raspberry pi to control and monitor remotely? How would that work?
  5. So recently I heard about someone who had found out that there were cannabis seeds in the bird seed they were using and successfully grew them just by putting them in a pot and watering them in the uk and treating them as a regular houseplant and was curious as to see if I could do the same with cannabis seeds I had found in buds once again just by putting them into a pot. I took the 3 most varied looking ones,one with a very strong dark brown shell,one with a slightly white shell but you could still see brown underneath and one that was just an average looking cannabis seed. These are saved from over the years and I have no idea what strains they are bare in mind. So I have planted one straight away into soil,another one has been left on a damp piece of toilet roll in a ziplock bag and the other is being soaked in water overnight to then afterwards be put on a piece of damp tissue then ultimately planted. Now I’m not looking for a crop I am just wondering if these will grow,does anyone have any advice/idea as to what will happen? Any help or idea will be appreciated (please upvote I have never grown before and don’t know if this will work so I need as much help as possible)
  6. so im looking for a little info and help and im sure one of you lovely people will have everything i need to know. so basically im moving to a 6 pot iws flood and drain system. iv not grown flood and drain before and my main concern is how often im suppose to flood the system through out the plants life cycle . and any other tips anyone has would be greatly appreciated
  7. Hey Guys, I am getting my new light delivered tonight (LED 300W) perfect for small tent. I would like to ask from these photos I have seleted, on where else I should lollipop other lower branches ? I am of course a beginner and looking for soemk advice. I was told my someone I know who's been growing for years that when I get my new light I should keep it in the 18/6 hour routine for 3 days for the plant to get used to the new light/heat environment. He also said after that I should start to use the Bloom nutirent from then on. I would like to know if a few people on here could please, give me some advice based on the pictures I have provided ? (I can take new photos if needed). Thank you for your time and help. P.s. I have a video file showing it all properly, I don't know how to upload it here though.
  8. Hey guys, I'm new to the forum and someone gave me a clone plant to grow from very early stages. It's in Veg stage and I need to wait on my new light arriving on the 29th. (Fuck amazon and coronavirus) I need help on which leaves and bits are teh right ones to cut away for the lollipopping stage as I am told. Youtube confuses me so much that I have no idea what these crazy yanks are saying. I am wondering how I can attach photos to let you know how it's doing. I have cut off some obvious lower leaves n bits etc but 1 small leaf has holes and wear n tear in it. My plant has no bugs at all but today I found a tiny fuckin spider web on it. A part was open on the tent which is now closed (air duct area that wasn't in use) The web was so tiny but I am angry and stressed because the people who were helping me are ignoring me now. I really need help as I am super beginner and only doing this because I am in agonizing pain everyday of my life. I would really appreciate the help as I am super new, scared to death of fucking it all up as I cannot afford to mess it up. Plus buying it is to expensive. Any help is super appreciated please.
  9. Good evening everyone. I'm wondering how many of my fellow scotsmen have had good success growing outdoors this year?? It's been rough here at lat 55 and worsened by the greenhouse, humitidy wise anyway, got some pistils turning brown and i'm worried it's really early rot.
  10. Hi everyone, I'm reaching out to the community for a bit of help, I'm a novice grower with only around 5 small crops to date. I seem to be doing ok with the growing side of things but am really struggling to get the hang (no pun intended) of the drying and curing process! I am chopping my plants removing fan leaves and then hanging them to dry this time around I purchased a hygrometer to monitor RH and temps was sitting at around 53-58% varied day by day but never went above or below that range and was at a steady temperature of 18-20 degrees. The plants are hanging for around 12 days before achieving a snap on the smaller stalks at which time I am removing the buds from the main stalk proceeding with the final trim to tidy them up and jarring them. Once jarred I am burping for 5 mins each day and rotating the buds around the jar for two weeks all the way up to 1 month sampling the buds at different intervals and I cannot seem to achieve a nice smelling bud. I will lift it out of the jar and it smells really earthy and grassy, once ground up it let's off a much better aroma but still not how it should. Does anyone know what I may be doing wrong or if there is any other method I could try to achieve the results I am aiming for. Sorry for such along post but wanted to answer all the obvious questions in my post rather than just saying 'weed don't smell right' and thank you all in advance for taking the time of reading and hopefully helping out with a few tips along the way happy growing and stay high Tastebudz420
  11. So how did you guys get into growing in the great outdoors? What made you come up with the idea? Why did you start? Did you make any vital mistakes? What strain? How many plants? What was your yield? What year did you start? Just curious Provocateur.
  12. Hello - I'm a new member and a complete novice at growing, I've decided to have a go as I'm in constant excruciating neuropathic pain due to a spinal injury. I got some Ashava Valley Cheese hybrid feminized seeds - can I just plant these in a pot with some compost or do I need to buy a grow tent and a grow lamp ? If I remember correctly I was told the plant won't start to flower until the light cycle is around 12 hours light and 12 hours dark, which makes me think, as a novice, that I will need a grow tent and grow lamp. It's possible that I could plant outside but the spot doesn't get much sun. Thanks in advance for any advice anyone can give me.
  13. Afternoon guys, So last year I ended up throwing in a freebie seed into some compost and left it to do its thing. I didn't make a note of the breeder or do any grow diaries last year due to being so bloody busy. All I knew is that it was a blueberry fem seed and it came in a tiny plastic pop top vial. Anyway, to cut a long story short, it ended up turning out to be the star of the show for the 2018 greenhouse season. I wish I had made a note of the breeder and where this seed came from as I would run them again this year without hesitation. Ive even tried scouring seed banks online looking for the potential website it came from with no luck. Bugger! So my message today is, Always make a note of whats popping guys! Just incase that one freebie you thought might not do much turns out to be a real winner winner high sea dinner. Lesson learnt! Over and out! The Pirate!
  14. So this is my first go at trying a outdoor gorilla grow, I've done a fair bit of reading up, but any hints/tips/suggestions along the way would be appreciated Over the Christmas holidays, i was tripping, walking the dogs in the snow, enjoying a smoke and pondering the dilemma every stoner has: I smoke too much. In my budget some of that money could be used for better purposes, BUT.. we all love a good smoke.. "i can't grow inside" i huff, but i can grow outside.. Even after i sobered up i had likened to the idea, a short while after having a think, i realised I already had a place out of the way, discrete, quiet, and hard to access, all else i needed were seeds, pots, fertilizer and 6ish hours of sunlight. It took 2 hours or so to clear the place of weeds and to ensure to enough sunlight. On the subject of seeds, i thought long and hard about what to try, i knew i needed two strains, so i could compare which grew better for my climate, and to decide what to try and go all out on next year. My immediate thought was to look at old strains i know and love, blue cheese, northern lights etc however, if i were to be growing outside, where i can really do very little, in terms of control over the temperature of the plants. I would instead need two strains that are tough, resilient, used to my latitude&weather... That really narrowed the list down to about 20, and i went with: Latitude 52.1 UK Dutch Passion No1 x3 7th/april germination date (early september harvest) Blue hash x3 1st/april germination date (to harvest in early october) I'll also use: 10L&40L fabric bags Bloom fert for fertilizing during flowering Sensi Grow A+B for fert during the vegetative stage Peat pellets for germination. If all goes well, I'll update the journal every 2 weeks or so with some pictures to keep you updated on how everything goes, all should start april/
  15. Hi Everyone, I am new here so firstly I would like to say hi to everyone and that I look forward to what I hope will be a long journey here on this forum. I have never grown before and I am currently prepping for my first, I will be germinating this weekend. I have just been calibrating my new pH & EC readers (both are Essentials) and getting base readings for our water. Here's where things are getting a little strange, we have an undersink reverse osmosis filter (we've had this for some time now as I don't want the tap water for obvious reasons, I have however replaced all the filters a few days ago to get the best of the best for my girls-to-be) and I know manufacturer (iSpring Water Systems) specification is that water pH should come out at 7.4, it came out at 8 which is fine for myself and will just have to use a lot of down, but the EC reading has come out at 0.8, which even as a virgin grower I know is waaaay higher than the majorities. I know that during filtration some ionised minerals are added (calcium, magnesium, sodium & potassium), but this has thrown me off completely as I now have no idea where I'm at with nutrients. My plan was to start the seedlings off with around 0.5-0.6 EC (assuming a base of 0.2) as I am growing in coco, so 0.8 is already higher than that without any nutes added. Should I just treat this as my base? Should I use normal tap water? I really am lost and have no idea how to even find the answer. Any help or general beginners advice would be hugely appreciated. I'm so excited to be joining this wonderful community and can't wait to progress, happy growing!
  16. (Sprouted Seed Teas) I have the basics but I'd like to hear from longterm users, Anyone using them? What can you tell me about their uses tia eg When do you start? How often? Do you use the same tea during veg and flower? Can you freeze them? and any other snippets you can throw my way tia
  17. I am amazed at how simple it is to grow our beloved plant and that it can be expanded to make them grow with extremely complex routines. Many growers especially new growers are very confused as to which direction to turn, to maximise their potential time spent growing inside or out. And once they grasp the basics and have the success, both groups sometimes fall flat on some grows but why ? If everything is dialled in but the genetics change then we also have to change our enviroment to suit the needs of the plant. This is to suit the original environment that a particular strain can meet its maximum potential. I wanted to start this thread so everyone who has grown Ugorg Blues can chime in here and add their own tips,experiences and observations. This will enable regular growers of Blues and newcomers to find a place to get all the information they need to maximise the genetic potential of their Ugorg Blues grow. My first observation is that Blues has a very pronounced branch and leaf strength, and I don't just mean the main ones but each one is wood solid! So I believe you won't need any silicon added to your grows with Blues
  18. Hi, I am from the UK living in the UK and looking to grow my own industrial hemp for personal pain use I suffer from PTSD...etc and other physical and painful health issues. I do not get on with THC and have tried CBD isolate which was ok , but found the full spectrum CBD oils better but at just crazy non affordable prices, I'm on a war widows pension and just looking for some non sterilized seeds that I can grow for my own use making my own oil. No feminized seeds, no THC or the 0.02% that is unavoidable but not illegal, no cannabis , just hemp.... and less pain physically and mentally. Thank you and thank you for having me here x ZB
  19. My seeds have sprouted and I have put them into pots , what's the best thing to next do they need light
  20. Hi all. Cheers for all your help guys, Respect.....Always. Cmoon
  21. 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
  22. 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.
  23. Hello everyone, sadly it is time to move (leave UK) and no longer I am able to grow lovely “salads” in my garden. Have lots of stuff and has to be gone, have any ideas how to sell basic equipment? Forums , chats anything? PEACE!
  24. My apologies if this is already a thread but I can't seem to find one like this. So has any ever vegged indoors until the plant was HUGE and then transplanted it outside in the UK at the start of the season? I love the idea of it and yielding massively from one plant. Provocateur.
  25. Yes literally, like an olfactory hallucination... This probably won't be of any use to the hardcore growers, but hey it's still cool none-the-less!!!