Apothecary's Blog











{April 2, 2009}   Adjusting to their final home


The girlies are a little stressed out from the move here. Before they get established, I tend to water them more. At the first sign of floppy leaves, I water. After they are established, I let about half of them get a little floppy before I water. They usually go on the timer (15 minutes every 24 hours) when they have been in there for a week or two. I veg them in the flower chamber until the tips reach the bottom of the net.

At this point, they have been topped twice. Topping is a pruning technique used to increase the amount of top flowers. It is done by cutting the top branch right above a growth node at a 45 degree angle.

I use a technique called supercropping as well. This is done by pinching the stalk between growth nodes to produce scar tissue. More scar tissue means stronger stalks, which will support heavier buds.

Advertisements


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

et cetera
%d bloggers like this: