Q&A with Jorge: Germination Tips

Q&A with Jorge Germination Tips I don’t get the concept of germination. How do you sprout seeds? Rybz Dear Rybz, Growing is simple and easy, as long as you keep it that way. Get your hands dirty and don’t get discouraged when you make mistakes or even kill plants. Start with free or inexpensive seeds.…

Q&A with Jorge: Female Seeds

Q&A with Jorge Female Seeds Hi Jorge, I am an inexperienced grower. Now I have seeds and I’m ready to plant. Someone told me to plant only females. Should I do this and how can I tell male seeds from female seeds? C.K.V. Hi C, When somebody tells you to plant only female seeds, they…

Q&A with Jorge: Leaves and Seeds

Q&A with Jorge Leaves and Seeds Dear Princess, No. Not only the Drug Czars spread misinformation about cannabis, so do uninformed growers. Plants go through the seedling and vegetative stages before they reach the flowering stage. Normally leaves grow three blades and progress to five blades when they enter the vegetative stage. Depending upon growth…

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…

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: Two for One

Q&A with Jorge Two for One Hi Jorge, I had one seed produce two seedlings! How is this possible? It looks like twins or a forked plant – very cool. I need to know because this is making me crazy. I’m a new grower and I hope my question won’t make me look like an…