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Do you guys think that’s possibly the problem? If it’s not air tight it probably won’t cure probably hence the hay smell still lingering after 4/5 weeks ? I have no problem buying some screw tops if that’s the problem
Definitely recommend glass jars with canning lids. Better seal than that big jar. Could have something to do with the cure
 

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Noticed a strange thing this morning , opened the tent to check the plants and one of them is absolutely covered in tiny little water droplets . Each leaf has a whole bunch as tho iv sprayed it with water or something which I haven’t . Google seems to say the plant is sweating ? Never seen that before
 

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Two things drive this process, one of which is transpiration. This is how water goes through a plant, from the roots up. Leaves all have these little pores in them, and these powers allow plants to exploit water potential to move water through them. The central principle is that water potential wants to be at equilibrium between two systems, where the plant is one system and the ambient air around it (aka the rest of the world) is another. Water potential generally wants to be equal between them. It’s like when you have a balloon, and then puncture it. Air comes out because pressure within the balloon is higher than the air around it.

Anyway, when the water potential in the air is lower than that of the plant, water moves from the plant outside–exiting through the pores on the leaves (they’re called stoma, by the way). This, very simplistically, pulls the water in the plant up through it from the roots.

There’s also guttation, which is closer to plant juice. Guttation is when sap from the plant forms at the edges of a plant’s leaves. It also happens at night when transpiration doesn’t normally occur. When there’s a lot of moisture in the soil, the roots will continue to absorb water, and water just accumulates in the plant. Eventually, this forces some water out and you get little droplets.


Basics of Plant Respiration​

 

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Two things drive this process, one of which is transpiration. This is how water goes through a plant, from the roots up. Leaves all have these little pores in them, and these powers allow plants to exploit water potential to move water through them. The central principle is that water potential wants to be at equilibrium between two systems, where the plant is one system and the ambient air around it (aka the rest of the world) is another. Water potential generally wants to be equal between them. It’s like when you have a balloon, and then puncture it. Air comes out because pressure within the balloon is higher than the air around it.

Anyway, when the water potential in the air is lower than that of the plant, water moves from the plant outside–exiting through the pores on the leaves (they’re called stoma, by the way). This, very simplistically, pulls the water in the plant up through it from the roots.

There’s also guttation, which is closer to plant juice. Guttation is when sap from the plant forms at the edges of a plant’s leaves. It also happens at night when transpiration doesn’t normally occur. When there’s a lot of moisture in the soil, the roots will continue to absorb water, and water just accumulates in the plant. Eventually, this forces some water out and you get little droplets.


Basics of Plant Respiration​

Interesting.
 

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Thanks for posting a picture raga. Interesting. Never have seen my plants perspire like that but they do it in a most uniform way don’t they? I mean we all know that water comes up thur the roots and travels to the tips but I’ve never actually seen the pores where the water comes out of the leaves.
 

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So did you find it was the timing of you putting the weed in the jar that was making the hay smell ? Did you start to wait longer or jar soooner ? I hoped to have it cracked by now haha everything else is going really well every time
I have found the slower the air dry (takes 10-14 days ) the better the bouquet .
I try to slow the dry down before letting them get jar ready dry,almost need a special drying room if your climax does not allow a slow dry.
I also use garbage cans to create an environment that is on point with drying
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