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…

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…

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: Spiral Fluorescents

  Q&A with Jorge Spiral Fluorescents I have a female plant that just went into a 12/12-hour day/night schedule and has gone into pre-flowering. I am using a regular fluorescent lightbulb (the spiral kind). How long do you think it will be until I start to see buds? How much do you think I will…

Q&A with Jorge: Plant Stretch

Q&A with Jorge Plant Stretch Is there any way I can get tighter internodal spacing on a plant? I’m growing White Widow x Big Bud, using the Sea of Green method. My clones are 3″–5″ tall when I put them into flowering. By the third week, they are reaching 12″–16″ tall, with a lot of…

Q&A with Jorge: LED Lights

Q&A with Jorge LED Lights Hi Jorge, What do you know about LED grow lights? Would you recommend them? If so what for? Dutch master Hey Dutch master, I have been researching LED lights for the last couple of years. LED lights generate very little heat so they can be placed close to plants. They…

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…