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First Grow Blog Ever - CobGuy

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Step one ... seeds are in the mail:

Yellow Twist Bud
Ohio Dutch
Goose Creek Red
Basma

I feel that documenting this year's grow will help me stay vigilant and also get tips and suggestions as I go.
 

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Very interesting selection of seeds! Apart from GCR (my favorite strain) all your strains are in my “to grow sooner or later “ list. It will be a pleasure to follow your blog. Good luck with the gardening!

pier
 

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Very interesting selection of seeds! Apart from GCR (my favorite strain) all your strains are in my “to grow sooner or later “ list. It will be a pleasure to follow your blog. Good luck with the gardening!

pier

Thank you! I tried to focus on varieties that will be easiest to air / sun cure and to be used for pipe and snuff / snus.



I grow vicariously through all of you.
Central Illinois is great for growing ... farm country! I grew up near Peoria, IL. :)
 

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make sure you do some research. on how to start them.....once started. the hard part is over,
 

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I too am a pipe/snus guy. Dark air varieties go good with both as are Burleys. Best of luck to ya on your grow. Be careful this stuff is habit forming. I just cooked 900 grams of snus. It should be ready in a few weeks. Once it's finished I plan on posting a thread about it. I look forward to watching your progress this year. Lots of pics please..lol.
 

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good luck with it... I start my seeds kinda unique from most.... researching some of my past grow logs may be helpful....I lost all my old pic's or id post you one,

but I like to sprinkle the topsoil with a layer of vermiculite... so thiers no crevaces in the soil for a seed to drop into... when your talking of such a small seed.. a small crack in the soil. is a very deep crevice,

by laying the vermiculite. you eliminate that threat,,,
 

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They are the tiniest seeds for sure! I went with Seedling Soil for that exact reason as potting soil is too coarse and the seeds fall in.My last grow was all Semois and I let them go to seed ... no flowers this time and better controls for curing should improve the results.Thanks to all for the tips and tricks ... keep 'em coming! :)
 
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good luck with it... I start my seeds kinda unique from most.... researching some of my past grow logs may be helpful....I lost all my old pic's or id post you one,

but I like to sprinkle the topsoil with a layer of vermiculite... so thiers no crevaces in the soil for a seed to drop into... when your talking of such a small seed.. a small crack in the soil. is a very deep crevice,

by laying the vermiculite. you eliminate that threat,,,
Chicken, what sort of vermiculite are you using? The stuff I've bought several years in a row is pretty coarse. More coarse than my soil. I use it, but mixed in. Do you grind it to a powder or something?
 
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