Tinytuttles 2020 grow chronicles

As some of you are aware I won’t be growing in my backyard anymore due to unfortunate circumstances but I’m going to move indoors for a bit ,before the time comes to sell the house so Iv been impressed with the wicking cup/pots and I’m going a bit bigger and better design in the whole grow here is a teaser of what’s to come about

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Interesting :face_with_monocle: I’ll tag along

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The wicking has always intrigued me not practical for me, Jets octo pots either.
Great ideas thou.
I used to run drip systems for when I’d go on vacation but now in no need for automation.
I can leave up to 5-6 days max and not have to worry.
Just something I prefer, more hands on, not begrudgin no one here.

Don’t you guys got water standing where your grow is?

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I use the Octopots as well
And I also run moms in small pots so this type is system and the pots he’s using is what I need for the small mom room less work

The Octopots in veg can stay unattended for a good week and no problem

I do need to keep 25 gallons around at all times but 5 gallon bucket in the garage no big
I am going to get a 30 gallon tote as a rez soon

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Seedlings are about 5 days old germination was excellent planted a couple extra ti ensure something was going to pop through

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Planted a little 12 seed cover crop to gets some diversity going and some N fixation

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Front two pots are Sebring revenge , BL is a crackleberry CB IS JUNGLE spice 7-Eleven, BR IS A DBHP

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I want to keep on the Sebrings Revenge see what she’s all about.

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A good vid of no till https://youtu.be/ntJouJhLM48

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Hi @Tinytuttle I use the same size pots to keep moms in I think I’m going to barrow this idea from you
? Have you tried this. before
Is it working out well for you
I am definitely going to do this I should be ready to up pot next week gives me time to get the wick
I figured the basin And peg board I can get at Home Depot or something like that
The wick on amazon
Anything else
Some ambition and a joint

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Cotton rope will work the same as a wick

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Thanks bro this is going to be a big help I’m planning to go to hemp fest and this for my moms gives me some freedom for a little get a way lol

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The wicking seemed to do well for me on a 16 oz cup plant I did earlier in those sized, I used mason cord pot wick size In those cups , wick is determined by pot size I’m upping up pot sized to about a quart in volume I’m still beta testing stuff and experimenting more than anything pegboard is just scrap I had lying around May not be the best option I’d prefer metal wire racks or something similar in

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I like nylon won’t break down like cotton and is still very good at capillary action.

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Taking these from Ed Rosenthal book on wick sizes I layed a looped wick at right angles to the adjacent wick brought up two with 2” from the top of the soil.

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This is going to be cool!!! Thanks for bringing us along. Glad to see you on your horse Pal.

K.

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Instead of the peg board I was thinking more of a dark color plastic solid ( keep all light out of the roots ) drill holes only were needed and put in a float and a fill hole with a cork

Edit idea two basins one on top upside down and clamp down like an I closed box

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Love the idea ! I’m thinking about using some foil to help keep the light off.

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Here’s my red neck upgrade too the syten with a bit of straw in the pot top to help with moisture retention at the soil interface and to help germ the cover crop.

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Boy the shit I used to get off a certain individual for the plant not centered in the pot.
LoL LoL
It don’t matter none they’re still gonna fill the pot with roots

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