Q&A with Jorge: Cut the Light

Q&A with Jorge Cut the Light Dear Jorge, After you grow your seedlings and put them in bigger pots and start the vegetative stage with 18 hours of light, how long do you let plants grow until you cut the light to 12 hours? Or do you shorten the hours little by little? Thanks, Abby…

Manicuring, Curing and Storing Buds

by: Jorge Cervantes Manicuring buds is time-consuming. Budget 4–6 hours to manicure a single pound (454 gm) by hand with scissors. An automatic trimmer will cut manicuring time to 1–2 hours. Use small easy-to-maneuver pointed scissors to reach into crevices in buds. Have 2 or 3 different pairs of scissors available. Switch scissors when your…

Q&A with Jorge: Viable Seeds

Q&A with Jorge Viable Seeds   Green and white seeds are probably not viable and if they do sprout, they will be weak. A simple test to discern a viable seed is to roll it in between your index finger and thumb applying a little bit of pressure. If it crushes easily, it is immature…

Q&A with Jorge: Grow Closet

Q&A with Jorge Grow Closet Dear Jorge, I want to grow in my closet and I have been reading everything there is to read about growing for quite some time. I’m set on using hydroponics. Since I’m a beginner, is one of those all inclusive grow boxes worth it? Or would I be OK just…