Hey Gro bros I’ve got a question for my outdoor guys. I have bunch of seedlings currently about 2 weeks old. I’m planning on moving these outside for my first outdoor run after Frost, which is around 4/15-20. I started these things on a 18-6 overnight light schedule from 8 p.m. through 2 p.m… now I have 2 questions, 1. What is the best way to flip my schedules to mimic outdoor light with least amount of stress?
Should I plant these in there permanent pots when I take them outdoor? 4 of them will be in 15 gals and the others will be in 7s
You work with autos? Or you have some in your veg tent and only put them out to flower?
did you experiment with starting flower inside while out they are still vegging as to give the flowering stage a heads up and move outside once outdoors start flowering?
I live in Mass and I’m doing the same thing I have 12 lady’s on an 18/6 light cycle right now and I’m keeping them inside until may 1st but about two weeks before that I’ll switch my cycle to a 17/7 then 16/8 and every day for ATLEAST a week I’ll bring them outside during the day and put them in the shade so they don’t get too much intense light from sun and let them adjust and bring them back in at night and then on the 1st they stay in out!! Kicked out the house! .
I am guessing you live in Southern California, which is light years different than where we are. Look up zone 7a and 7b. The only way we can do more than one crop outside here is with light dep. Our seasons are way different man, bet its not 28°F at your house this morning. I am not saying you aren’t a good grower, but you don’t have east coast growing experience if I had to guess, and offering information to @SaTeeva without asking pertinent questions as to where he is and length of days will lead him to failure. We generally put our plants out on June 20th. I grow big plants so I move them outside but gaslight them from mid may to June 20th. Right now also Temps are chilly and plants would be better off indoors for better growth. It is in the 30’s at night when I harvest my plants in mid to late October