Scrog anyone?

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So, I had a grow room where I used the sog method of growing. I had just gotten engaged and we were looking for an apartment, so I started looking at scrog as an alternative method. But when my fiance (now wife of nearly 20 years) announced that she was pregnant, I gave up ALL growing.

Now I'm older, my wife has her medical card, and I'm saving for mine. Aging sucks! Before I just liked the buzz, now I'm dealing with nerve pain from a car accident, IBS for who knows why I have that, and now COPD too. But dispensary prices are outrageous!!! Time to get back into growing again!!!!

I like the concept of doing scrog because I can easily get 6-8oz every 90 days (strain dependant). My wife and I could never smoke that much, but I can make RSO, hash, and edibles with the flower as well. My first question is... Do you all still call it Scrog anymore? I just did a forum search and most posts on scroggin were made between 2008-2013. Is there a new name for this method, or a better method for growing quantity in a small space?

While I like the idea of using a bubbler, having had several fish tanks, I know from experience that the air pumps can be VERY loud. We discussed this on OG quite a bit, and some folks started using a small submersible pump and misters that would bathe the roots in nutrients, instead of the roots being submerged in water all the time. You could still use a smaller air pump for less noise to help aerate the reservoir. So now I'm not so sure which route I wish to use. Either a straight-up bubbler using just an air pump with stone. Or a smaller air pump and stone with fountain pump and misters augmenting. And finally just using a bit larger fountain pump and no air pump/stone. What's you experience with these methods?
 

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  • Sea of green (SOG) is a growing technique that involves lots of plants bunched together into a small space.The plants are flipped earlier and finish quicker, increasing the number of yearly harvests. In a 3×3 ft space, for example, a SOG will typically contain around 12 plants, but this can be increased further using smaller pots and flipping even sooner.
 

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This is my SCROG frame that I use for my “screen of green”. Is that what you are asking about? It works very well for me to maximize yields in a 4x4. I use it to tuck top colas over to splay the plants canopy out to a uniform level. I’ve noticed that some people use nets that are stretched out with larger holes but I think that might be for a slightly different use, just to keep plant upright. The second picture shows plants near harvest but scrog is not as full as I would like it, should have vegged a little longer.
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I built my frame out of 1" PVC pipe, and used a 4' x 4' piece of 4" hog pen for the screen. Works like a charm and is easy to sanitize.
 

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I built my frame out of 1" PVC pipe, and used a 4' x 4' piece of 4" hog pen for the screen. Works like a charm and is easy to sanitize.
Bet the hens love it
 

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That's it! I'll be growing in a smaller space. Approximately 2'x2' (4'sq). I don't want to fill precious space in that small of a grow/flour chamber with a bulky frame though. I've thought about wood or even PVC as well. Instead, I was thinking of building a frame and using shelving strips along the sides, and then placing clips above and below the frame (frame would have netting stretched across for bud sites.
 

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That's it! I'll be growing in a smaller space. Approximately 2'x2' (4'sq). I don't want to fill precious space in that small of a grow/flour chamber with a bulky frame though. I've thought about wood or even PVC as well. Instead, I was thinking of building a frame and using shelving strips along the sides, and then placing clips above and below the frame (frame would have netting stretched across for bud sites.
I built mine from PVC also for my 4 by 4 tent
Made it slightly smaller to fit inside tent using 1 inch pipe with these corner connections to allow for down pipe supports .
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One at each corner forms the square top and the extra hole going down for each Leg.
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Never done a Scrog in my life.
I never did scrog but I learned though and I grew one **** of plant won me bud of the month I think iam Gona do autos instead of scrog this time
 

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