I rarely water seedling when they have a dome over them. If I do it will only be a couple ml of water at a time. Increase your watering quantity as the plant matures, though keep in mind that cannabis does best when it has wet and dry cycles. Water the plant, let the soil dry out, then repeat.
First off welcome to the club.
The first thing I would do is drill a bunch of holes in those buckets. Use a a 5/16 bit and drill baby drill. About three inches apart around and three inches vertically, starting at the top and all the way to the very bottom.
They do not need a lot of water in the beginning just a small amount around the plant until they take. The soil at this point just needs to be damp not wet.
Good luck and have fun with this…
thanks! I’ve got holes in the bottom and the sides of the buckets down low. not 28 of them like you suggest (LOL) but enough that water will drain, I think. I can always drill more. I borrowed a plastic grow bag from a friend and tried to mimic that hole pattern, in my lowes buckets… I’m going to get some larger domes, some mixing bowls from salvation army or whatever,
So the opinion is keep misting them in the glass for what, 2 weeks? til they have second or third sets of leaves? I’d like specific opinions for a starting point.
These Bruce Banner sutoflowers are tough to germinate I don’t want the first two weeks to stunt or even killl them, it’s a lot of effort to just get them to break dirt as greenies…
When the dome looks dry, give it a couple of squirts. Remember, the top of the soil may look dry, but wet soil may lie beneath. I don’t usually keep my dome on longer than 7-10 days. And I will remove it for some short periods before I remove for good. Others do it different with great success. This is what works for me.
There is no set number I usually put about 6 holes
I also would not spray the leaves directly I just spray the inside of the cup with distilled water then set back over the plant
The water droplets on leaves can burn them the clear cups act as a magnifier