I've been meaning to type this up for a week or so now, but I've seen some others on here create threads for their first grow, and wanted to do the same. Definitely have to tip my hat to Chris and the other growers on here for creating a cool environment to learn and "grow" for first timers like myself. I've thought about doing this for years, but this community has given me the confidence to finally give it a go. I'm using Chris's (Mr. Grow It) book as well as his supplemental video course to guide on me on most of this grow. I'm trying my best to stick to a simple setup and grow for my first time. These materials were the most concise and well organized I have found online to help achieve that. Cheers and happy growing!
Vivosun 4'x4'x6.6' Grow Tent
Mars Hydro TSW 2000W LED Grow Light
AC Infinity 4" Inline Fan
Vivosun 4" Carbon Filter
1500W space heater
5 Gallon Fabric Grow Pots (since I'm growing autos)
TaoTronics Humidier 4L
One Oscillating Fan
One Clip on Fan
A stupid amount of hydrometers for monitoring the environment
Grow Medium, Nuts, and Strains
Grow Medium: Fox Farm Ocean Forest Soil
Nutrients: Fox Farm Liquid Trio (Big Bloom, Grow Big, and Tiger Bloom)
Seedsman White Widow Auto Feminized
Seedsman Sour Diesel Auto Feminized
Fastbuds Gorilla Cookies Auto Feminized
Seedsman L.E. Purple Punch (this was a last minute addition that I added since it's a freebee)
I germinated all seeds using the paper towel method, and they are at various different stages due to a bad batch of seeds I initially received of a different strain so I had to crack more.
Sour Diesel (Day 9) - I did a small soaking for the first time today (maybe 2-3 ozs at most), but before that I was simply watering with a spray bottle using RO water at a 6.7 pH multiple times a day. Once the medium dries out again I plan on soaking the medium completely for the first (maybe in 2 days or so). Definitely open to opinions on this though. The humidity and temperature is being kept around 77-80 degrees Fahrenheit and 65-75% RH. The environment is kept at 77-80 degrees Fahrenheit and 75-80% RH during the day. I drop it to 72 degrees Fahrenheit and 65-70% RH at night:
White Widow (Day 6): Watering with a spray bottle using RO water at a 6.7 pH multiple times a day:
Gorilla Cookies (Day 3): Watering with a spray bottle using RO water at a 6.7 pH multiple times a day:
Purple Punch: Yet to sprout but keeping the topsoil moist with multiple sprays a day.