Q&A with Jorge: Wet Buds

Q&A with Jorge Wet Buds I just picked up some Master Kush bud and it still feels a little moist, like it hasn’t dried all the way. Everyone says the nuggies should be dense stinky. How can I cure it myself and get the max potency out of it? Tim Via Internet Dear Tim, You…

These plants are in the same garden but did not get any extra light at night. They are super healthy and had a normal growing season.

Q&A with Jorge: Moonlit Flowers

Q&A with Jorge Moonlit Flowers [one_half]Hey there Jorge, When grown outside on a 12/12 day/night light cycle does the moon affect the night cycle. If not why? Weed man Hey there, Weed man, [/one_half] [one_half_last] This plant in a 5-gallon container is a little abused, but it is near a streetlight that shines all night. This…

Spider mites have taken over this unsmokable bud! Once they start spinning webs, they have set up a colony. My favorite form of control is to use a butane torch!

Q&A with Jorge: Pests

Q&A with Jorge Pests A small hand-held 5 to 10X loupe is a great tool to help see these little pests. I use mine to inspect the garden regularly. How do I tell when to harvest and if I have something eating my plants or a fungus or something. There are little spots on the…

Q&A with Jorge: Compassionate Grower

Q&A with Jorge Compassionate Grower I run a grow operation for a compassion clinic. Recently, I planted six germinated seeds and threw them in the dark, but they did not come up. Then I put them under two small desk-lamp fluorescents. It is Day 4 and no seeds have come up yet. Is there a…

This is a classic case of damping-off. The stem stayed too wet below the soil line and just above the medium you can see the evidence of the disease.

Q&A with Jorge: Rot at Soil Line

Q&A with Jorge Rot at Soil Line [one_half]Hi Jorge, My young seedlings (Blue Mystic and Mystery Seeds from Nirvana) have been disappearing at the lower stalks, right where they enter the soil, collapsing, and dying. I am growing in coco with per lite and vermiculite and feeding with Neptune’s Harvest fish/seaweed (2-3-1), under 100 watts…

Q&A with Jorge: Fluorescent Light

Q&A with Jorge Fluorescent Light Hi Jorge, Is it possible to grow good yielding plants under fluorescent bulbs? Anonymous Hi Anonymous,  Use fluorescent T-8 or 65-95w Compact Fluorescent Lamps (CFL) available at Home Depot at a good price for flowering. Keep the lamps close (2-4 inches – 5-10 cm) from the tops of plants for…

Q&A with Jorge: Bondage and Buds

Q&A with Jorge Bondage and Buds How can I keep my outdoor plants from growing more than 3 feet tall without pruning them and delaying harvest? I’m in an area where the choppers are hell, and my plants must be short and flower quickly. Is morning or afternoon sun better for outdoor plants? Guerrilla Growers’…

Q&A with Jorge: Curing

Q&A with Jorge Curing What do you need to do to keep harvested buds fresh? Needless to say, I have heard of many ways, and some sound okay. What’s the best way, and how long am I looking at? Thanks, and keep up the good work! Redeye Via Internet Dear Redeye, The first thing to…