Q&A with Jorge: Pre-flowers

Q&A with Jorge Pre-flowers Hi Jorge, We are growing a couple of plants and we are having trouble finding any pre-flowers. Do you have any pointers to help us? Angel Hi Angel, Sure thing! Male and female pre-flowers are the first sign of a plant’s sex. Plants are either male or female. Occasionally an intersex…

Q&A with Jorge: Stems

Q&A with Jorge Hi Gud run, Stems contain little if any THC-potent resin. Resin degrades when exposed to light, air (oxygen) and heat. The fact that you have been keeping the stems for “quite some time” guarantees that any resin they may contain has been biodegrading, which will diminish whatever resin they contain. I never…

Q&A with Jorge: Reptile Lights

Q&A with Jorge Reptile Lights Hi Jorge, Could you use reptile heat lights instead of fluorescent lights because I’m broke and green is too expensive. Dauphin, Antwerp Hi Dauphin, There are several kinds of reptile lights. Incandescent reptile lamps produce heat and often increased UV (ultraviolet) light. Such lamps are terribly inefficient producing little useable…

Fuck I missed pruning technique is a little difficult to master. I never use it because it is too labor intensive. I think it is reserved for indoor growers.

Q&A with Jorge: Pinching Tops

Q&A with Jorge Pinching Tops Hi Jorge, Are you supposed to pinch the tops on plants? My stuff is growing really tall in short time only 46 days and 18 inches tall. Should I start 12/12 day/night light schedule now? Anonymous Once you spot the pre-flowers, you can induce flowering with a 12/12 day/night photo…

Q&A with Jorge: Hash

Q&A with Jorge Hash Hi Jorge, Is there really such a thing as a hash plant? Also I’m not big on supporting Afghanistan so I figured I’d learn how to make my own hash. The problem is I’m picky. I’m only interested in making that nice dark almost Tootsie-roll style hash. Any advice -would be…

Q&A with Jorge: Germination

Q&A with Jorge Germination Hi Jorge, I have heard many things about growing, but I absolutely have no idea how. I have read a lot online and I get the main idea, but I don’t get the concept of germinating, and lots of other stuff. Is hydroponics or growing in dirt better? What nutrients should I…

Q&A with Jorge: Germination and Seedlings

Q&A with Jorge Germination and Seedlings Hi there, Jorge, I am new to growing, done lots of reading, and built a small grow cabinet. The cabinet itself is up to par, it has ventilation, interior painted white, 400W HPS light and the rest. I use sterilized soil, sand, castings, fertilizer and perlite. The temperature ranges…

Q&A with Jorge: Feminized Seed

Q&A with Jorge Feminized Seeds Hi Jorge, I want to learn about manually pollinating a plant to create feminized and/or regular seeds. I read an article about it and understand it but I don’t know how to gather pollen and use it. Can you give me step-by-step instructions? Planning my second grow and I don’t…