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Last post 3 weeks ago by DrafterX. 45 replies replies.
The kids....
DrafterX Offline
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They grow up so fast... actually this was over a month ago.. they got a little taller then I hacked them down... they are hanging in the storm cellar now... Laugh
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jackconrad Offline
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Deadbeat dad?
jackconrad Offline
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Deadbeat dad?
DrafterX Offline
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no way man.... they were treated very well... was a full time job keeping the flowers cut off them tho...
Stinkdyr Offline
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DrafterX wrote:
no way man.... they were treated very well... was a full time job keeping the flowers cut off them tho...




How do you do your fermentation after drying them?
daveincincy Offline
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Now all you need is some "tastey waves."






























Sorry...wrong plants Shhh
DrafterX Offline
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Stinkdyr wrote:
How do you do your fermentation after drying them?





I haven't got everything figureed out yet. I've picked and hung a bunch of the bottom leaves that are stacked between some grates. I turn and spray them about once a week. They have browned nicely but still really soft. Very cool stuff really. the majority of the plants are hangin now and I'll pick the leaves off it and stack them in a few weeks or so... it's been fun... I have no idea how to roll tho.. I'll have planty to practice with.. Think maybe I'll desigh a 'DrafterX' band...
DrafterX Offline
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Laugh
tonyt722 Offline
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Did the band have a puppy dog on it?
DrafterX Offline
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tonyt722 wrote:
Did the band have a puppy dog on it?



Think haven't rolled any yet... still drying... I like the puppy-dog band idea alot!!!! Laugh
Nicar Offline
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wooowhoo.. puppy dog band!!!

if you infuse any (which I hope not) you could go with a honey bee band
jig+pig Offline
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are you for hire for when the ole MJ is legal? looks like you have a green thumb.......
Stinkdyr Offline
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DrafterX wrote:
I haven't got everything figureed out yet. I've picked and hung a bunch of the bottom leaves that are stacked between some grates. I turn and spray them about once a week. They have browned nicely but still really soft. Very cool stuff really. the majority of the plants are hangin now and I'll pick the leaves off it and stack them in a few weeks or so... it's been fun... I have no idea how to roll tho.. I'll have planty to practice with.. Think maybe I'll desigh a 'DrafterX' band...


The rolling really isn't hard, as I found out. Just a little trial and error will get you there.

The big challenge is fermenting the leaves. Let me know if you come up with an easy, home-doable method.
Your plants are easily 3x the size of mine....nice going!!

Applause
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DrafterX wrote:
Think haven't rolled any yet... still drying... I like the puppy-dog band idea alot!!!! Laugh





You can call your brand " DOG DROPPINGS"
DrafterX Offline
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need more..... Sad
bloody spaniard Offline
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The looked beautiful almost like ornamentals. What did you put in their place?
DrafterX Offline
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Jalepenos & habaneros last year.... nothing in there yet this year.. prolly more peppers... I should try to find JHC tho... Mellow
Mrs.Tank Offline
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what if you'd allowed one to flower and seed... Would that have provided new seedlings?
DrafterX Offline
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bloody spaniard wrote:
The looked beautiful almost like ornamentals. What did you put in their place?




These were Pennsylvania Broad Leafs... they would prolly grow in Maryland if they grew here.. kept them in pots in the sunroom over the winter and let them loose when it warmed up.. you should give it a try... ThumpUp
DrafterX Offline
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Mrs.Tank wrote:
what if you'd allowed one to flower and seed... Would that have provided new seedlings?



several seedlings came up but didn't make it.. all the plants I had flowered but I heard you have to keep the flowers cut... I still have some pods and stuff I should check out.. there maybe some some seeds in them.. Mellow
John hay Cigars Offline
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You did a great job with them. I have some seeds from this years crop that I will try out for next year.
DrafterX Offline
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Topped for JHC (the kids Grandfather).... ThumpUp
DrafterX Offline
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Laugh you found it.... I was surprised to see all the green in the pot I threw seeds in... almost didn't expect to see anythihng.... they are in there real tight together so if the keep growing I'll have to carefully separate them.....
Numismaniac Offline
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so you've already tried them fer viability, cool...........they will need to be plucked out/separated pretty soon, within 2 months they will get a few inches tall and need a good sized pot
Numismaniac Offline
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John hay Cigars wrote:
You did a great job with them. I have some seeds from this years crop that I will try out for next year.



What type, I have some Connie Broadleaf, and Kelley Burley.
DrafterX Offline
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I'm guessing he's growing Penn Broadleaf... Dave gave me the plants in the pic several years ago when they were about 6" tall....
John hay Cigars Offline
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Yes, PA Broadleaf. That has been at least 5 years ago now. wow, time flies.
Num, post some pics.
DrMaddVibe Offline
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John hay Cigars wrote:
Yes, PA Broadleaf. That has been at least 5 years ago now. wow, time flies.
Num, post some pics.




What tha...a JOHN HAY post?


Long time no see...how the hell are ya and the lovely Mrs doin'????
John hay Cigars Offline
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Doin great Doc. Good to see you still around the boards.
DrafterX Offline
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current pic of the new crop coming soon..... Laugh
gae9jang2j Offline
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they look nice
DrafterX Offline
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Herfing
Numi's pics brought back memories.. i haven't grown any in several years now.. Think
izonfire Offline
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DrafterX wrote:
Herfing
Numi's pics brought back memories.. i haven't grown any in several years now.. Think


Yeah, at this point, you can’t expect any further growth. You actually might start shrinking a bit
izonfire Offline
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Very cool Drafter.
Any info now on the rolling and possible smoking?
John hay Cigars Offline
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Still growing and rolling Drafter?

Oh yea....Merry Christmas!
John hay Cigars Offline
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Of course now I see your post that you have not grown any in years......
DrafterX Offline
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JHC..!! Merry Christmas..!! Laugh
Ram27 Offline
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JHC, was in the house............Herfing


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John hay Cigars wrote:
Of course now I see your post that you have not grown any in years......


Holy crap - JHC - how the hell have you been?
Palama Offline
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So William, didja eventually roll them into cigars and smoke them? Or use it for your pipe? Think

Or did I miss a post about that? Beer
DrafterX Offline
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Unfortunately I never did... I should try again tho...Think
John hay Cigars Offline
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Hi Steve....only a couple years late.
X, do you have any plants ?
DrafterX Offline
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No plants... Sad
John hay Cigars Offline
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If you want more...remind me in March.
DrafterX Offline
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Just stuck a note on my office wall to remind me.. Laugh
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