Help in Starting a Grow Journal

Here are some tips for your Grow Journals.

Here is an easy to follow format for weekly journal updates


Grow Journal Update 11/11/2017

Lights: 3 xxx watts LED
Grow Area 3x3x6 tent
Average 75 degree / 50% RH

Plant 1 is a xx in xx soil in xx soft pot
Plant 2 is a xx in xx soil in xx soft pot

Fed Plants today

Used Tap water and let it sit out for 48 hours. pH of XX TDS of XX

Added XX nutrient per week XX of the chart

Checked Nutrient mix and pH of XX and TDS of XX

Adjusted Ph to XX

Gave xx liters of nutrients to plant 1

Gave xx liters of nutrients to plant 2

Made the veg nutrients for little plants ph xx tds xx

Runoff ph xx and tds xx of plant 1

Runoff ph xx and tds xx of plant 2

If you want help, post pictures in White or Natural Light.
If you’re just posting pics, then any way is fine.

When you start a grow journal, it’s good practice to post a Support Ticket so we have all the facts of the grow right from the beginning. If you have problems

COPY/PASTE: This “Support Ticket” into your forum post.
Answer these simple questions the best you can.
If you do not know, or do not use something; Just say so = NA

Strain; Type, Bag seed, ILGM… name of strain:

How many plants:

Age from Sprout and Flower:

Soil in pots, Hydroponic, or Coco / Brand and type of Medium & Size of Pots:

How often do you water and how do you determine when to do so?

PH of water and runoff or solution in reservoir:

What is strength of nutrient mix? EC, or TDS:

What brand and products of Nutrients are you using? Strength and how often?

Indoor or Outdoor:

Indoor type and size of grow area or tent?

Light system, size and height from plants:

Temps; Day, Night:

Humidity; Day, Night:

Ventilation system; Yes, No, Size:

AC, Humidifier, De-humidifier:

Co2; Yes, No:

Add anything else you feel would help us give you a most informed answer. Feel free to elaborate, but short, to the point questions and facts will help us help you

To bring members to your Journal tag them with the @ in front of their username like @bob31


Thanks for this. I’m using all of your suggestions for writing out my next Grow Plan. I keep finding pros and cons and questions for my particular situation. Hopefully, I will be better prepared this spring :blush:


You’re welcome @SmoknGranny

There is also ways to Bold Text and create headlines etc.

If you hit the “B” on the tool bar you get bold text. Just type between the asterisks

strong text

to do the headlines you use # or ## and then a space before your Title or Sub-Title at the beginning of the line and you get

Grow Journal Update

Grow Journal Update


:rofl: It’s a good thing bookmarks aren’t rationed like “likes”


hahahaha ain’t that the truth @SmoknGranny I’ve been warned a couple times today on the “Likes” I don’t know what the big deal is lol :heart::heart::heart:

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that makes me happy. this forum makes me happy.

To start a grow journal, do we just start a new topic basically? Read the info on it but?