Who had the Journal using Ideal soil, with a plant named Groot?

Feb 4, 2018
I was following this journal of someone using the Ideal 420 Soil,they had a few plants going and one of them was named Groot. I seemed to have unsub'd from the Journal or it disappeared!

Can someone PM me the link?
Feb 4, 2018
What's up everybody thanks for checking out my first grow journal, this is also my very first grow so I definitely need a lot of help. My temps have been up & down and so has my humidity, plus I think my 3 plants may have powdery mildew and one of them has some really weird growth going on, I'll post pics later and we can get into that then. Its been a little over a week since they've sprouted, so I'll start this journal right then break everything down into sections and explain what I've done so far.

What strain is it? Bag seed
Is it Indica, Sativa or Hybrid? What percentages? N/A
Is it in Veg or Flower stage? Veg
If in Veg... For how long? 1 week
If in Flower stage... For how long?
Indoor or outdoor? Indoor
Soil or Hydro? Soil
If soil... what is in your mix? Happy Frog/Ideal 420 Soil
If soil... What size pot? 3 gallon
Size of light? Mars Hydro-Mars II 400w
Is it aircooled? Has built in fans
Temp of Room/cab? 85°F day-76°F night
RH of Room/cab? 45% day-53% night
PH of media or res? N/A
Any Pests ? Powdery mildew maybe
How often are you watering? 2-3 days
Type and strength of ferts used? None

I have a lighthouse hydro grow tent, it's 2.5'x2.5'x7', it's located in a walk in closet in my bedroom. I have a 4" inline fan and carbon filter, but it's currently not up and running since the hot air gets vented into the closet it doesn't help My temps so I figured I would just save it till flowering. I had a humidifier going for a little while but it was taken my temps even higher, so I cut it off and just left the reservoir setting in the tent which has helped a little bit. Now my RH stays about 45% with lights on and around 50% with lights off. I have the light 36" from the plant tops, my temps usually don't go over 85° with lights on and drop to about 75° with lights off. I keep the closet door shut to keep the RH up and to stay stealthy, because of that I have to keep the tent unzipped and open when the light is on to keep temps under 85°.

I chose the 6 best looking seeds and threw them in a bowl of water for about 18hrs, nothing happened so I put them in rapid rooters. A couple days later(3-23) the first seed sprouted and within 18-24hrs 2 more sprouted. 2 of the 6 seeds cracked but no new growth after that(I may have dampened them off not sure tho), and 1 seed didn't crack open at all. I named my 3 seedlings Groot, Mary Jane, and Scarlett. They sat in the rr's for about 18hrs after they sprouted, all 3 had tap roots coming out the bottom and almost from underneath.

Placed in new homes
I placed the seedlings in 3gl pots on 3-24 this will be their final pot. I am using happy frog soil and ideal 420 soil, since 420 soil can be too hot for seeds and seedlings I put it in the bottom half of the pots and filled them up with happy frog soil. I mixed each pot at different ratios for a few reasons 1. I don't know how long it will take the roots to grow into the 420 soil, 2. I don't know how much of the 420 soil the plants will need, 3. I want to save as much of the 420 soil for future grows with high end seeds. I didn't measure anything I just eyeballed it, Groot was placed in about a 50/50 mix, MJ was placed in about a 70/30 mix(hf/420 soil), and SC was placed in about a 85/15 maybe 80/20 mix. After I filled the pots I gave top of the soil a good misting and have been watering every 2-3 days since.

Well that's it for now I'll get back on later to explain and post pics showing the issues and problems I'm having with these plants.​