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…

Harvesting

by Jorge Cervantes Harvest when plants are at peak ripeness. Harvest timing is critical. The peak harvest window is open for roughly 5–7 days. Most growers manicure harvested buds before drying them slowly and evenly so THC is preserved. After drying, buds must cure so that full aroma and flavor develop. Like a fine wine,…

Drying Buds

Drying After harvest, medical cannabis must be dried must dry before consuming. Drying converts cannabinoids from its non-psychoactive, crude, acidic form to its psychoactive neutral form. In other words, fresh green cannabis will not have much medicinal effect. Drying also converts 75 percent or more of the freshly harvested plant into water vapor and other…

Q&A with Jorge: Indoor/Outdoor Crop

Q&A with Jorge Indoor/Outdoor Crop Dear Anonymous, Do not “top” your plants by pruning off top growth. Pruning plants will not make them grow faster and it will retard flowering by a week or more. If you do any thing, build a small wire frame around each container and bend the branches so that the…