Marijuana Indoor Soil Drip System

In indoor marijuana growing especially those growers who used to apply the hydroponic way of cultivating weeds, soil drip system is also famous to them.

The use of indoor soil drip system has been practiced by many growers as another way to increase the yield of their marijuana plants. However, before even executing the actions in this method, it is necessary for every grower to understand what this system is all about and how does it work. This is because just like any hydroponic way of growing weeds. This method requires knowledge and technique in order to help the weed plants grow well.

What is drip system?

When talking about the soil drip system, It is one of the ways in growing marijuana plants in which your method of feeding them will depend on most in the flow of the regulated nutrient solution This will provide the plants to have a better absorption of nutrients, however, this method also requires knowledge and skills.

The advantages of drip system

So why does the drip system has gained fame all over the world in the industry of marijuana growing? Perhaps, it is one of the best methods available today and many growers found it out as an amazing technique to apply for their weeds. But what makes this technique a better choice?

First off, the drip system will increase the protection of the plants from diseases and weeds. This because when the conventional sprinkler is applied, everything that surrounds the weed plants gets wet and this includes the weeds. When this happens, the weeds have no chances to germinate thus less weeding activity will be needed.

Another advantage of a drip system is it will help you conserve both water and time. This method will require you to use certain equipment especially those with timers. With this, there is no need to wake up early in the morning and water your weeds plants since everything is already set. In fact, the amount of water is set as well. Through this process, the water, as well as the time and effort from the grower, will be saved.

There are so many advantages of applying the drip system in growing weeds. However, perhaps, the most important relevance of this system is the flexibility it can offer. Since this system includes a set of the whole process, you have the chance to go and settle personal things first without worrying about your plants.

The disadvantage of drip system

Just like any other types and techniques, the drip system has also flaws to consider. This made the disadvantages of using and applying the drip system for your weed plants.

One of the disadvantages of this method is the whole set-up. This is because this method is not really a simple one. The whole set-up must be taken carefully to make sure that everything will work out fine. When finally the whole set-up is already working, the work of the drip system doesn’t stop there. You need to regularly check and clean the pipes of your set-up to prevent clogging.

A regular monthly flush out is also necessary with the drip system. In connection, you must also make sure that the water you must use is clean enough that there will be no any residues left.

Materials needed

Since this is a quite big set-up, starting with the drip system requires certain materials too. These materials are the following:

  • Emitters
  • Spaghetti tubing
  • PVC tube
  • Water pumps
  • Buckets

How to set-up the drip system

Setting up the drip system is not as difficult as you thought it would be. As long as you have all the materials needed, the simple following of instruction is the key to achieving it all. Below is the step by step method in setting up your own drip system.

  1. Put together your buckets. Put holes in their lids for about 10-12 diameter. After making a measurement, drill the holes and make sure that it will be found in the lid’s center.
  2. After drilling, you need to make a hole again. This hole must be about 5cm in the form of diameter. After doing this step, its now time to close those holes which you drill first.
  3. Below the rim, put some holes in its side of the buckets.
  4. After all the drilling, the next step is to attach the tube to the water pump. This tube must have a measurement of about ½”.
  5. In this time, you may adjust the size of your tube to prevent a possible flood of the plants.
  6. This time you’ll need to fill the reducer as well as the tubes by those small holes in the lid.
  7. Put some power cable using the holes in the side of the bucket.
  8. After all the process, the next thing to do is to put the pots in the holes and do not forget to fill it with growing medium or soil.