A UK 2013 Growing Log

Discussion in 'Tobacco Growing Forum' started by Wicker Man, Feb 7, 2013.

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  1. Wicker Man

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    Dam it ! :mad: I've just come back from checking the Barn and forgot to measure it, till I saw the above post :wch:
    had a nice surprise though the 3rd Lizard Tail Orinoco Sucker crop has all flowered :msty: (post #414)
    I reckon another couple of days then I'll the Bear will strip the stalks and do the Final Blocking, with the Flowers in as well :rolleyes:
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    [​IMG] Last Block under the press
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    after 23 pages, phew ! :shead: that's yer lot !
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    Congratulations Wickerman! This has been really great to watch unfold.
     
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    Nice cut, Great thread !!
    Big thanks & Congrats WM.
     
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    23 pages later, and we finally know why bears hibernate all winter. :p:
     
  6. psquared

    psquared DGErwin, my horse would like a word with you...

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    Pics of the block with the flowers or all of this was a big photoshop job.;)
     
  7. Jonesy

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    Well it's been awhile since I've checked in but you've seemed to have figured it out. Congratulations to you my friend. Enjoy the fruits of your labor. I hope to post a grow next year. I'm in college so it will probably be more of a hobby grow.

    God bless and
    Happy :bing:
     
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    So am I, be interesting to see what we can do to grow and cure on a budget. :toast:

    Go big or go back to the B&M to buy more bulk home!
     
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    I will say this:
    I bought some whole leaf tobacco and that stuff is rough without toasting and casing!!! One thing that turned me off from ryo for cigarettes. Just to much work when your family goes through over 30 cartons a year.
     
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    Hats off my friend, enjoy your pipe your wine and Teds scotch it looks like a long winter ahead.
     
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    1st off cheers :toast: olddog, WrightwoodJohn, AustinLM, psquared, Jonesy and JimmyO
    I built the shed out of 1/4 round ship lap boards and 2" x 2" timber to fit the space I had and fit my Enfield 500 Bullet motorbike in it
    so measuring it today on a big clean out it's (internal) 7' 6" long 5' 6" wide and 6' 10" high on the left hand side,the Kingspan fits flush with the 2x2

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    I've put the front garden cast table and two chairs in for winter to protect them and give me another smoking den as well as the big back garden workshop shed
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    I found an offcut of a new piece of carpet in a skip the other day, just a fit
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    and for psquared the last round Block is still getting a tiny jack tweak every day but I'll post when it comes out
     
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    That Enfield sure is a nice lookin bike.
     
  13. Wicker Man

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    :)
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    Wicker Man, you are awesome. What can make you more awesome? Be an Arsenal supporter...
     
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    22 prima donnas kicking a leather bag about, on silly money, and thinking they're celebrities :old: I think, all, Football is Stupid :sh: maybe the local Pub games are more fun but I don't watch them either :poop:
     
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    here you go psquared took the Block out this morning
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    smoked a couple of bowlfulls of the crumbs and it's superb :th1:
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    But unless it's a really bad harvest of main leaves next year (hells bells where's this one gone :cfsd: )
    I'll not bother with Sucker crops, too much work and electricity use for not much return other than the learning curve :whis:
     
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    That looks so so good, I have enough space for a small crop next year so this has become my bible hehe.
    Love this whole thread tyvm.
     
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    cheers :toast: browny, it really is easy :ohyh:when you know what your doing :old:I learnt alot this year, next should be a breeze :whis:
    Best wishes and Good Luck with your Crop :th1:
     
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    How much does that plug weigh Danny?
     
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