So i started another balcony grow. A lot better going this time round. My friend is helping me out a lot by getting me the nutes etc and giving me tips. Only kind of problem this time is its taking for fucking ever to do. I got given 5 clones around October/November. Super lemon haze, Dinachem, and Blueberry (i think), and they took a long-ass amount of time to get to a suitable flowering stage which i started at the beginning of February. So that was around 4 months of vegging!
Luckily i was given free nutes and have nearly 12/12 sun directly on my balcony, so only had to make up another 6 hours of artifical sun to make the 18 hours a day needed to veg. I was doing that with some LED lamps which I've been kindly loaned.
I don't leave the plants on the balcony at night as there's too much light pollution. My routine is that I wake up around 6am (dead-on sunrise) and turn the LEDs on for 45 minutes in the lightproof room the plants are in at night. I wake my lazy ass up, drink some juice, do some cycling, and smoke a bong and then just before i got to work at 7am, i put the plants out on the balcony for free tropical sun all day until around 5pm when the sun is kinda out of reach of the plants, so i bring them inside the house for another hour of LED until about 6pm when i turn the light off, rinse and repeat.
These are what nutes etc I've been using. The A and B is mixed together for vegging nutes, the water bottle had calcium and magnesium in it as i had red/purple stems which i was told is a magnesium deficieny and used that in my water. Then in flower, I've been using the maxibloom and started the blossom booster after 4 weeks of flowering, so about 2 weeks now of booster. The blossom booster will change to Kool Bloom though as my friend says it's better and is giving me some tomorrow. I always PH the water as best as i can but i only have PH drops, so it's a bit of a fuckaround. Still though i have no other choice until my PH meter turns up in the post, if I'm lucky. Every 2 waterings i use nutes and then on the 3rd water i give them only PHd water.