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zztopbudz

Vertical Scrog of Sog Black Jack, Cream 47, S.A.D Sweet seeds comp entry

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I was like "ah this will be interesting" when it gets started lol welcome to the competition :) all the best

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Cheers Rab mate

I was messing with pics for ages and then I was too stoned to start the thread man.

You know the koo lol

zz

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Right lets kick off .

First thanks to Sweet Seeds , amazing guys Tommy and Jaypp. Generous much ? I think so .

Really happy to be growing some sweet seeds strains at last and I think I picked 3 special strains. Sadly I didn't see this competition till a few weeks ago and decided to go for it even though the time frame is now , quite limited.  It works out I have to germ them and give them 4 weeks veg and flower them . Just a month of good vegging and I have to flip them no matter what. I estimate they will be small plants but they will finish before the competition end . Its gonna have to all be done quickly and perfectly with absolutely no mistakes as I have no time to be recovering plants from ill health. 

As it happened I had just finished building room 2 of my grow rooms.

They are designed for vertical growing , I'm in an external unheated garage that ive insulated and built these 2 cube like rooms 1.2 m tall .

Vertical Growing means , the plants grow around the bulb as oppose to under it like traditional growing.

Fresh air is pulled from outside via these inlets and there is a rad inside as well.

 

  

 

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Each room is filtered by an 8 inch fan and Rhino filter, both fans are dialled down to about half speed.

 

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The general idea was a little bit of stealth so it wasn't obvious what I was doing in there . The top of the rooms is now my work surface /bench full of blokey stuff. But opened up you see the 2 rooms, one flowering one vegging .

 

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You see I have a kettle and also the garage has 2 4inch fan and filters extracting right out of the garage .

Effectively I can have a spliff in there.

 

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This is how she looks with the doors shut.

There is the other carbon filter.

Just in front of that is very importantly my armchair.

 

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Here it is , and you see how lovely it is to sit and feel the warmth of the bulb on my face and look at the plants and have a vape.

Bloody lovely.

 

 

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I also am gonna teach myself to play the guitar man . Ive been saying it for years but now I have a place to do it .

Oh and that's one of them light up pictures , generally things that the mrs has either slung out of the house, or wont let me bring in . It ends up here in my man cave.

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This is Room 2 , the view from my armchair. I have three plants in there already . These rooms were designed for 6 plants so the sweet seeds will have the other half of my brand new grow room.

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This is how I do it and I use the screen to train the plants to, just like a scrog, but vertically.

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Ideally I would be flowering these about now , but I'm gonna veg them for as long as I can with the new ones till I'm forced to flip the lot, around the 11th of March I believe.

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These are the screens that I'm gonna scrog my sweet seeds loveliness to. I'm gonna open them up and expose every part to light.

Which is a 400w hps , and a 250w Mh for veg.

 

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My choices were as follows

Black Jack  Cream 47   S.A.D.

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Straight into some water , where I normally leave them for 48 hours. Normally the seed has split and maybe a taproot pokes out.

 

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A few days later , they had shown movement.

 

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I carefully located my sweet seeds sticker so it gets in most of the pics. Bit more space there if you have any more stickers my friends at sweet seeds lol.

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They are plonked right next to a 250w Metal halide , not far only a few inches .

 

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I zipped in there the next day to confirm life and the leaves were up, we have green . That is always

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You may notice I am going with 2 seeds in a pot. This is because I expect the veg time to be insufficient most probably and therefore, in the spirit of sog , ive doubled the plant numbers in an attempt to recoup yield .

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These seeds are going to be expose to a sideways light source there whole lives and they do look and grow a bit strange.

But you see the 250 , nice and close because in a vert grow the heat goes up and out .

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Just as I switched back on the bulb. Currently running 24/7 250w MH

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This is going to be some intensive growing to make anything of these plants in the time I have. I'm going to try and maximise everything for them and see if I can show you how rapid the growth can be in drip fed coco in vertical grow room.

Lets hope I can do the strains justice .

Good luck to everyone

Sweet grows

zz

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Good luck ZZ. Like your groom mate. You've done a great job of stealthing that lot away. Fair play to your missus mind...she's got good taste if that picture is anything to go by.... lol 

 

lets them grow...up! 

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Can't wait to see the diary progress mate 

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this one should move forward quickly. Looking good to begin with. Promising start. All the best with the rest. :yep:

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Like the set up , vertical and a small space, good luck i am sure you do well...:oldtoker:

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its a great idea but oh my achin back just looking at crawling down there to tie em in ..best of luck for a cube of bud though

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20 hours ago, bobnudd said:

Good luck ZZ. Like your groom mate. You've done a great job of stealthing that lot away. Fair play to your missus mind...she's got good taste if that picture is anything to go by.... lol 

 

lets them grow...up! 

 

Cheers Bob , lol yeh  that was something that called to me at a boot sale, plus I knew it would wind her up.

I took the broken insides out and put 4 energy savers in it , now its a good reading light.

 

 

4 hours ago, Breezus said:

Nice set up, good luck mate :oldtoker:

 

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Cheers Mate

 

 

4 hours ago, WhySoSerious said:

Can't wait to see the diary progress mate 

I will update this on a Sunday. Love sunday morning radio 2 and plant tending . Take some pics and upload them in the evening.

 

 

 

4 hours ago, Elvis Reg said:

this one should move forward quickly. Looking good to begin with. Promising start. All the best with the rest. :yep:

Cheers Elvis , you are right this is gonna be a flyer. A teenage bonk in growing terms, over quickly but very memorable lol

 

 

4 hours ago, Arthur Mix said:

Like the set up , vertical and a small space, good luck i am sure you do well...:oldtoker:

Cheers Arthur mate, after years and years of loft growing its just starting to feel like home lol.

 

 

3 hours ago, vince noir rock n roll star said:

its a great idea but oh my achin back just looking at crawling down there to tie em in ..best of luck for a cube of bud though

Alright Vince, nah it aint that bad mate , not bloody ideal either but for a shitty old garage it suits my needs. Once one of my kids fly the nest I will have a tent big enough to walk amongst the plants. My dream is to be able to stand up in a grow room. My loft was only about 4 foot tall so I'm used to crawling around , that's probably partly to blame for why my knees are a bit dodgy now lol.

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its a fantastic idea either way ,best of luck chap

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been loaded with a cold or I would have been in sooner mate. I love your man-cave, looks like your handy :) I hope you can pull this one off ok, if not you can let us see the other side ;) looks like a cracking wee set up you made for yourself. nicely done man

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