Harvesting question need some help

Discussion in 'Harvesting And Curing' started by Steelerdrew79, Jun 4, 2018.


    Steelerdrew79 Active Member

    Ok so I am flushing my plants in soil I had a spider mite issue during flowering I used a insecticide soap to clear it up I did three treatments. Do I need to spray them with fresh water to get the pesticides off them??

    HarryCooter Well-Known Member

    If I used pesticides during flowering I give them a light spray about a week before pulling. This gives them some time to dry. Don't want any additional water on them come drying time. Just be careful with humidity if your growing indoors.

    Beachwalker Well-Known Member

    I wouldn't spray anything on them until I harvested. Google a thread called 'Bud washing' or something close to that on here, or look up 'Cervantes Bud washing / mold' or something like that on YouTube, it will teach you how to wash your buds for best results! A little more work but you'll feel better about it when you wash off the dead mites, their webs, chemical residue, dust and everything else and you'll have a much cleaner product too:hump:
    -good luck!

    Budzbuddha Well-Known Member

    Bud washing is easy and will pull off all kinds of shit .... Dust , hair , etc.

    I do a hot water , baking soda , lemon juice dip and shake. Triches WILL BE FINE. .
    Cleaner product .

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    hotrodharley Well-Known Member

    Water curing for stuff that's really loaded with PM or other molds, pesticides. Rinsing is next best and leaves flavors. Water curing ? Zero taste.
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    Budzbuddha Well-Known Member

    Never had taste or burn issues - i do the hot water wash first , then a cold water final . Dunk and twist in water by STEM ONLY . Hang to drip dry then on mesh rack ... lots of variants to this .

    I modded a slightly different step ( if small amount if PM is found ) i mix water / peroxide spray bottle ... spray buds before dunk , then proceed to bud wash. It really cleans off that shit without much effort. End product looks picture perfect .

    Just looking at the leftover wash water will convince anyone . I dont do all grows just once in awhile if i notice issues.
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