2021 Virginia Outdoor Grow

I have 4 white widow autoflowers that I started in late July. Sprouted the seeds using the wet paper towel method. All 4 seeds sprouted. Planted in 5 gallon containers on August 1. One plant is in a pot for pot kit. The other 3 reside in Lowes 5 gallon buckets with a vegetable/herb blend of soil purchased from Lowes.
Complete amateur here. Other than my big plant(Mary Jane), which is from a bag seed and currently is 6.5" tall and looking quite good despite my best efforts to kill her lol; this is my first real attempt at a grow.
So far all 4 plants are looking good. Just gently watering them every other day. No nutes yet but I purchased the Fox trio and plan on adding the veg formula beginning on Friday. Hoping to squeeze out some good bud from these 4 autoflowers before cold weather sets in. I live in the Piedmont region of Virginia so I probably have until late October/early November. Here a pics of my girls




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Camo that blue bucket as it sticks out like a sore thumb. I’m right behind you with 5 widows and one Banner.

If you can move them inside during rains do so once they have buds to prevent mold.

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High,
You might consider transferring one of the two in the bucket. Also you may want to consider using Mother Earth as your medium for growing. Although your 6.5 footer is doing great in the bucket.
Happy growing.
Ger

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I hear you on the camouflage. Right now because of the lay of the land you can’t see the bucket unless you are within 20 yards or so. I have been piling dead limbs around it since I started the grow in mid April.

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I did everything on the fly this year instead of planning lol. Never expected legalization in Va. I also didn’t expect Mary Jane to end up this big. I need to figure out a way to give her some support. That’s my goal for this weekend.

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High,
I know what you mean. My state is legal too! Michigan. I had a bit of planning time though so that helped.
Happy growing
Ger

Just got legal in Missouri, but it was expensive, and it’s pretty restricted. They’ll never make it recreationally legal. Missouri just now started moving forward after the civil war.

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I see trees behind your bucket, you could run string between two trees and tie your plants back to the string.

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Maybe they can talk the old Common&Wealthy into it (the Old Dominion :wink: Dixie, that is)

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would almost be better to visit the hunting section at walmart and buy some camo netting for making a ground blind, or even get some burlap sacks :wink: careful piling dead debris as you might bring invasive munchers RIGHT to a delightful snack in the bucket they’re against :wink:

Thieves don’t respect property lines neither do helicopters and airplanes with pilots who burn. Legal or not

Checking back in. Weather has been an issue with a couple of near tragedies. Luckily all the girls pulled through. The smallest plant was beaten down by rain but looks better this morning. Giving FF veg to the autoflowers. Mary Jane is now getting the FF Buds and Blooms. Autoflowers have bern in dirt since 8-1-21.


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Checking back in 6 days later. All the girls are doing ok. Heat back again this week so keeping a real close eye. Fed them for the first time last week and got what I think is nute burn. Haven’t fed since just water. new growth looking good. MJ also continues to thrive.


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I had really good results growing autoflowers in good old Virginia garden soil. 12 weeks, four plants, seed to harvest. Easy as tomatoes! No nutes, no training, no nothing.





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@LegalizeIt Uh yeah, I’d call that successful. Congrats and enjoy!

3 Day Weekend!!! Pot Porn…



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Lots of change the past 8 days. The White Widow Autoflowers have grown what looks like 16".At day 30 they showed the first signs of starting to flower. The heatwave finally broke but we have been dealing with lots of typical Virginia afternoon thunderstorms. Saturday night a big storm rolled through and knocked a tree limb down on one of my ropes I put in to provide support to my big plant. Found her Sunday morning bent over to the ground. Fixed everything and she is back to looking good again. She was just a bag seed but damn she is resilient lol. Updated pics attached.








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Two weeks later. Lost on autoflower to a self inflicted tragedy. The remaining 3 are a study in contrasts.



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Big girl looking good!!!

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