I’m nearing the end of my very first grow of six auto flower seeds from ILGM. Two each gorilla glue, Bruce banner and GSC extreme. I am at the end of week 8 and excited to finish the process.
I have been ordering seeds online like it’s one click shopping on Amazon. I have nearly 100 seeds now and I haven’t even successfully completed my very first grow 🤷
Anyhow, because I’m close to the Canadian border we can’t have outdoor plants in the ground until memorial day or run the risk of freezing at night. I have my veggie garden in full swing after last weekend and realized since I have a tent down in the basement anyway I could try growing a plant outside this summer and tuck her away in the tent if I have guests or family over to hang out back.
I had initially wanted to try growing a plant outside but ended up getting the tent and all the gear out of fear of someone smelling it or seeing it. Now I’m feeling a little more brave and with the backup tent just in case I have to nix the outdoor grow I am confident to try.
I wanted to try a photo plant instead of auto outside and I’ll still do another round of auto flower plants in the tent after I finish up my first crop.
I’ve germinated a grand daddy purple seed from ILGM
I planted it in a jiffy pellet after a 24 hour soak in distilled water and peroxide. It had a small tail so I pointed it down.
I just ordered a small one bulb lamp and a grow LED bulb off Amazon to set up my seedling under 24/0 lights. Right now I have it in the tent with the other ladies but those are on a 12/12 so I’m going to be moving the GDP seedling to its own little corner with it’s own light until I can garden off and move outdoors.
I am worried about pests. I have neem oil and dish soap mixed from P4P so I hope that does the trick. I especially would be mad to move my outdoor plant inside and infest my inside plants in the process.
Suggestions for hardening off? I will be moving the plant into a 5 gal cloth pot after it’s establish a good root system. I will be doing LST to help reduce height and visibility as well.